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Burning sensation inside my left foot for long?

Burning sensation inside my left foot for long?

Tarsal tunnel: One possibility is that you might have tarsal tunnel syndrome. This a compression neuropathy similar to carpal tunnel syndrome in the hand. One has to see if there is any foot anatomic defect which is causing more pressure along that tibial nerve. I would recommend seeing a pmr doctor who specializes in this or a podiatrist. Sometimes EMG testing is needed. Braces, cortisone injections are tx. ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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Burning sensation on outside of the top of my left foot. What could have caused this?

Burning sensation on outside of the top of my left foot. What could have caused this?

See below: You could have had an injury creating swelling and pain or you could have pressure on the nerve. ...Read more

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They left labia has a burning sensation what is it... It go down to my left foot..

They left labia has a burning sensation what is it... It go down to my left foot..

Radicular pain: Assuming that the pain is going down your entire leg into your foot is possible that the origin of both pains is the lumbar spine. It is also possible in patients who have sacroiliac joint dysfunction to have pain in the back that travels down the posterior aspect of the thigh sometimes to the foot but also wraps around into the groin area. You need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Have burning pain in ball of left foot near last three toes, mostly after work or standing all day. What should I do?

Have burning pain in ball of left foot near last three toes, mostly after work or standing all day. What should I do?

A neuroma: Is a possibility (pinched nerve). Have it examined for an accurate diagnosis. Wear shoes with soft leathers in the uppers and a relatively thick sole. ...Read more

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I have a sprained ankle on my left foot. When I have pain, sometimes I have a burning pain. Same ankle was sprained, 20 yrs ago. Could it be broken?

I have a sprained ankle on my left foot. When I have pain, sometimes I have a burning pain. Same ankle was sprained, 20 yrs ago. Could it be broken?

Broken vs sprain: Sounds more like a sprain, broken bones are very painful and usually you will have difficulty putting full weight on that joint. I would ice the joint, elevate it when you are able to, to decrease swelling, rest it, and use as needed pain medications. Follow up with your doctor if it persists in it's pain that doesn't feel like a sprain, an x-ray is a quick diagnostic test for this. ...Read more

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My left foot shakes when I curl my toes. Last february I had a sharp burning pain around my ankle. That has cleared up but now my foot shakes.?

My left foot shakes when I curl my toes. Last february I had a sharp burning pain around my ankle. That has cleared up but now my foot shakes.?

Nerve compression: You may have a compressed nerve in your ankle and foot. Soft tissues around the ankle can add pressure to a large nerve which can then cause twitching, burning and sharp shooting pains into your foot and toes. ...Read more

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No I have not seen a neurologist for my tingling and burning sensation on the top of my left foot. Any ideas on what it could be besides diabetes?

No I have not seen a neurologist for my tingling and burning sensation on the top of my left foot. Any ideas on what it could be besides diabetes?

Nerves: Many orthopedic deformities can cause "Neuropathies"
In patients at certain areas such as a bad back or nerve entrapment in the hip or knees ...Read more