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What is it when someone feels like their feet is on fire?

What is it when someone feels like their feet is on fire?

Neuropathy: Causes altered nerve sensation. Symptoms can include: burning, numbness, tingling, stabbing etc.... ...Read more

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What is my left foot feel like it's on fire?

What is my left foot feel like it's on fire?

Back or neuropathy: This could be due to a pinched nerve in the back or a local nerve injury. Burning pain usually indicates that a nerve is the problem. ...Read more

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The top of my foot feels like it's brused & on fire but it looks normal, what could be the problem?

Nerve compression: This is most likely due to a pinched nerve in the top of the foot that may be due to tying the laces too tight on your shoes, or possible repetitive trauma to the top of the foot from kicking a soccer ball, etc.. This could also be caused by sitting on your foot incorrectly. If the symptoms do not go away within a few days, i would see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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When I am on my feet for any amount of time my left foot feels like its on fire and if I raise the foot off the floor it goes away slowly ?

When I am on my feet for any amount of time my left foot feels like its on fire and if I raise the foot off the floor it goes away slowly ?

Leg/foot pain: Burning pain in the feet/legs can be a sign of poor vascular perfusion and should be evaluated by a vascular surgeon with some urgency. Other causes might be muscular, neurologic, or joint-related. Depending on other factors, a DVT could be possible as well. Best to have an examination. ...Read more

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Is my fibromyalgia be the reason the soles of my feet are burning like fire?

Is my fibromyalgia be the reason the soles of my feet are burning like fire?

Possible: Here we enter the frontiers of medicine perhaps, as there are cases of small fibre neuropathies confirmed on skin punch biopsies associated with fibromyalgia. But many other causes may exist, so this needs full evaluation. Diabetes may be one cause, but burning occurs with vitamin deficiencies, and even toxin exposure. ...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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Hands feet are always freezing! When I take a lukewarm shower my feet feel like they are on fire. Left side is always Colder than right side?

Hands feet are always freezing! When I take a lukewarm shower my feet feel like they are on fire. Left side is always Colder than right side?

Cold feet: Your issues could represent something called Raynaud's phenomena or vascular diseasebbz. Generally with cold feet, signifies a vascular issue but could also be neurological. There are several tests that can check the vascular system as well as a neurological system and you can always get an MRI. I would see the closest neurologist, vascular specialist and/or podiatrist as soon as you can. ...Read more

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The bottoms of my feet often feel like they're on fire. I don't have diabetes...Am told it's a neuroma. What can I do besides soaking in cold water?

The bottoms of my feet often feel like they're on fire.  I don't have diabetes...Am told it's a neuroma.  What can I do besides soaking in cold water?

Meds, surgery: You can consider a minor surgery to remove a neuroma. It would be a little more rare to have neuromas on both feet but this does happen. You could have neuropathy from a number of issues other than diabetes and you should discuss the multitude of things that can cause neuropathies with your doc. A nerve pain medicine like Gabapentin also may help. Try contrast baths instead of just cold. ...Read more

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Can toes get very hot at night during peri menopause? When my body starts to warm up my feet feel like they're on fire.

Can toes get very hot at night during peri menopause? When my body starts to warm up my feet feel like they're on fire.

Feet on fire: I am sorry to have that pain. You must see your primary doctor as soon as possible. If there is a long delay a visit to the nearest Emergency facility would be your best idea. In that case please have someone take you to the Emergency facility. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I feel hot after eating beef. Particularly my hands and feet feel like they've been kept on fire. Why is that?

I feel hot after eating beef. Particularly my hands and feet feel like they've been kept on fire. Why is that?

Meat allergy: Meat allergy is uncommon & only seen in a small percent of the population, with beef being the most commonly reported meat allergy. Symptoms usually present in childhood or may associated with childhood atopy. Ingredients used in cooking process should also be investigated. Your dr. Or immunologist will obtain more history from you & may order blood tests & perform a skin test to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi can you tell me why my feet are sore and my legs feel like they are on fire because when i'm sitting and try to get up i can't walk x?

Hi can you tell me why my feet are sore and my legs feel like they are on fire  because when i'm sitting and try to get up i can't walk x?

Neuropathy: Sounds like you may have some peripheral nerve damage. You should tell your story to a local physician and be evaluated. There are many causes and it is not always easy to sort out. Should at least have diabetes screening. ...Read more

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In a cold environment my feet turn blue/purple an my toes sometimes go numb if I'm in a warm envir. my feet turn red an toes feel like they're on fire?

In a cold environment my feet turn blue/purple an my toes sometimes go numb if I'm in a warm envir. my feet turn red an toes feel like they're on fire?

Raynaud's: The problem you describe is known as Raynaud's. In a young person like yourself this tends to be a more benign condition. It is basically an exaggerated response to the cold whereby the small blood vessels in hands and feet constrict to preserve heat in the body's core. Patients should avoid cold, use gloves, and avoid smoking. An appointment with your doctor would be helpful. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on bottom of my feet right below my big toe bone. Feels like fire. No pain no swelling or numbness. Should I get checked out?

Burning sensation on bottom of my feet right below my big toe bone. Feels like fire. No pain no swelling or numbness. Should I get checked out?

Evaluation indicated: You should be evaluated by a musculoskeletal specialist of the feet such as a podiatrist or an orthopaedic surgeon who treats foot and ankle issues. Your description of your symptoms correlates with a problem or injury to the small sesamoid bones located on under surface of the big toe ...Read more