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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Burning Feet

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What treatment is available for burning feet and legs other than medication? I'm 21

What treatment is available for burning feet and legs other than medication? I'm 21

Finding the cause: Burning in extremities is a sign of sick nerves (neuropathy). Several common causes include diabetes, thyroid disease, b12 (rarely before age 70), heavy metal poisoning (rare), toxicity from medications (DDI (didanosine) and other HIV medications... pretty common)> several of these are treatable conditions. Otherwise medications are the next best step. ...Read more

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How do I treat my burning feet?

How do I treat my burning feet?

Find cause: You need to address this problem with your family dr. Neuropathy has many causes. ...Read more

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How can one soothe burning feet?

How can one soothe burning feet?

Burning feet: Is many times a form of neuropathy. Finding, the etiology if possible is always a good start and then treating that. There are nutrional causes, systemic disorders, localized compression neuropathies like neuromas or tarsal tunnel. Etc. A visit to the podiatrist should be helpful. ...Read more

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How do I alleviate burning feet?

How do I alleviate burning feet?

You need an exam: You need to see your podiatrist or physician and determine the cause. Causes can range anywhere from a pinched nerve or disc problem in your back to an endocrine issue such as diabetis or a thyroid problem. Cool compresses or soaks may provide temporary relief. ...Read more

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What are burning feet a symtom of?

What are burning feet a symtom of?

Neuropathy: Some types related to a disease. I.E diabetes, and sometimes as an isolated symptom that we never find an associated disease. ...Read more

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What should I do about burning feet?

What should I do about burning feet?

See a doctor: There are many reasons for burning in the feet, such as neuropathy of diabetes, thyroid issues, and arthritis. See a doctor to help diagnose, then treat this burning. ...Read more

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What's to be done about burning feet?

What's to be done about burning feet?

Burning Feet: Burning feet is typically a sign of some form of peripheral neuropathy which is worked up by neurologists. Some times it is simple irritation to the foot nerves from walking in shoes that are unpadded, using an elliptical machine, high heels, etc. It is usually by trial and error you can determine the nerve triggers. An online topical medicine called neuro-eze massaged in 3 times a day for month. ...Read more

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How does burning feet problem be solved?

How does burning feet problem be solved?

See below: Before you can treat it you must determine the cause of the burning feet. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes the sensation of burning feet ?

What causes the sensation of burning feet ?

Neuropathy: can be from systemic disease like diabetes, vitamin deficiencies or if unilateral from nerve entrapments. (these are some causes) ...Read more

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What can I do about the sensation of burning feet?

What can I do about  the sensation of burning feet?

Quenching answer 4 U: Make an appointment with a medical doctor or podiatrist. There can be several causes for this situation, two of the more common causes are diabetes and changes in circulation. Depending on the diagnosis, treatments can range from over the counter topical medications, to prescription medications, neuromuscular stimulation therapies and various surgical interventions. ...Read more

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What to do for hot burning feet after a hard day's work ?

What to do for hot burning feet after a hard day's work ?

Stretch them out : Try keeping a water bottle frozen. When you get home, roll the frozen bottle under your feet. This will stretch the soft tissue through your arch. The ice will also provide a soothing anti-inflammatory effect. Do this for 10-15 minutes on each foot. ...Read more

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What are some causes of burning feet and how is it treated?

What are some causes of burning feet and how is it treated?

Diagnosis: Many things can cause a burning sensation in the feet. The approach is not to focus on treating the symptom as much as it is diagnosing the underlying cause. In most cases, if the cause is treated, the symptom disappears. ...Read more

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Burning feet syndrome - has anyone found something that eliminates the pain?

Burning feet syndrome - has anyone found something that eliminates the pain?

Etiology?: It is always good to try and figure out the etiology. Meaning, a nerve root compression is a possibility, tarsal tunnel is a possibility, diabetic neuropathy another. A home remedy to try is Alpha lipoic acid 1200-1800 mg per day. Look for 600mg capsules and take 2-3 times per day. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for my aching, burning feet?

What do you recommend for my aching, burning feet?

A good evaluation.: Is this a new problem? Chronic? Were you on your feet a lot? Do you have low arches? Any history of low back pain? Aching can be from overuse, burning can be a form of neuropathy. The 2 complaints may be related or unrelated which is why a good evaluation is in order. A nice foot massage can't hurt until you can see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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