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Itchy Burning Feet At Night
Have horrid burning itchy feet at night. No gout, no neuropathy, no athletes foot. Right foot is worse. Tried epsom, lamisil, (terbinafine) no relief. Dr to see?
I'm partial: To podiatry. I vote for podiatrist. I would love to find out what finally helps you or what your diagnosis ends up being if there is a way for you to keep us informed. Good luck. ...Read more
Neuropathy: Is a possibility. Often, neuropathy can be very light and we don't notice it as we go through the day pounding on our feet. However, when we are off our feet, and nothing else distracting us, the neuropathy sensation is "turned up" centrally. See your physician and have him do a sensory exam on your feet, as well as check for diabetes. 40 yr old with bilateral burning foot pain, possible diabetes. ...Read more
What is causing my burning feet and what should I do about it? I'm young, don't drink often and have never smoked but at night my feet feel burning hot and keep me awake. What could be the cause of this and what should I do about it?
Burning feet: Or more often numbness in feet, legs, can be a result of diabetes. Glad to hear that is not your case. This condition can also be due to having had chemo, which I hope is not you case as well. Sometimes the symptoms are diagnosed by excluding other conditions. In any case, please see a neurologist and a natural medicine practitioner. There are natural approaches to help. Peace & good health. ...Read more
I've stopped 2700mg gabapentin+50mg nortriptyline for nerve problem in neck. At night my feet r burning & itchy & I've not slept since stop 5 dys go?
Please respond? I have a itchy and burning feeling around my foot and arms area most during the night. No visible sign. I have difficulty of sleeping I sweat a lot during the night. And I have a miner fever. 42 white male. I had it for 6 days.
My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?
Clean, don't scratch: Clean the bedding well. Gently clean your body well too and wipe w/ diluted vinegar or witch hazel, etc. Use a hypoallergic lotion too. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. If you still suffer, see a Dr. You might need a lb test and/or a Rx anti-inflammatory. Try hard to not scratch! Avoid infection. ...Read more
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
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
What is your best advice for burning feet I use Sarotex it helps anything else that might help too?
Yes: Capsasin. Be careful need gloves to apply don't touch it with bare hands ...Read more
Itchy feet which has made sores and burning the itchiness is really bad sometimes wakes me out of my sleep. Could I have a diagnosis plz?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy or other tests. ...Read more
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
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
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
So many things: Possibilities include a neuroma, nerve entrapment, diabetic or peripheral neuropathy, athletes foot, tarsal tunnel syndrome and a host of other things. Tiredness could indicate a lack of support in your shoes and standing too much. Consider an arch support. You are 66, so you probably have medicare. Consult a podiatrist. ...Read more