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What causes the ball of my one foot to have a burning sensation? My foot often feels like a burning feeling on the ball of my foot. Touching it does not give off any heat on my hand. I was driving the other day when it started burning and i thought my

What causes the ball of my one foot to have a burning sensation? My foot often feels like a burning feeling on the ball of my foot.  Touching it  does not give off any  heat on my hand.  I was driving the other day when it started burning and i thought my

Neuroma: Burning in the ball of the foot is indicative of a neuroma, inflamed nerve from irritation from tight and narrow shoes or trauma to forefoot. Treatment usually is reducing the swelling in the nerve: ice, elevating the foot, Motrin or even a steroid injection into the swollen nerve in the foot. An x-ray can be taken to rule out stress fracture. Burning can also be neuropathy if you have diabetes. ...Read more

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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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Occasional burning sensation on bottom of feet?

Occasional burning sensation on bottom of feet?

Knowing your medical: history would help……diabetes can cause this, herniated discs in the back can be a cause, vitamin deficiencies can be a cause…etc etc ...Read more

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Feeling burning sensation all over my body, specially feet and palms. What causes it?

Feeling burning sensation all over my body, specially feet and palms. What causes it?

Several things: Several things can cause that. This includes small fiber neuropathies, certain dermatologic disorders, among others. Start with your primary doctor. Might need to see derm or neurology. Best of luck! ...Read more

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My husband, 41 has a burning sensation on the bottom of his feet. What causes the burning? He saids " it feels like he's walking on fire"

My husband, 41 has a burning sensation on the bottom of his feet. What causes the burning? He saids " it feels like he's walking on fire"

Feet: Different things can be reason for that. Commonly could be due to Neuropathy-nerve problems which could be due to diabetes, nerves problems at the back. Also could be due to arthritis in the feet. Another possibility could be due to nerves damage/injury at the feet, to rule out any lumps on the feet. Better to see podiatris for detailed exam. ...Read more

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43YO male often get burning sensation in feet. No major health issues, usually occurs in the evenings, while barefoot. Could this be serious?

43YO male often get burning sensation in feet. No major health issues, usually occurs in the evenings, while barefoot. Could this be serious?

Neuropathy is but: one possibility. It is a type of nerve damage and the cause is sometimes unknown or can be from diabetes or chemotherapy. Please see your doc for a proper diagnosis. Peace and good health. If neuropathy, there are drug and natural ways to treat it. ...Read more

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"what causes a burning sensation on the feet?" i feel a burning sensation under the feet every day all day and it does not go away, what is it?

"what causes a burning sensation on the feet?" i feel a burning sensation under the feet every day all day and it does not go away, what is it?

MANY things.: Generally when someone describes their pain the way you did, it's some type of nerve irritation. Many differrent things can cause small fiber neuropathy in the feet. See a podiatrist for a more detailed exam and diagnosis. Treatment may be very simple! ...Read more