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What to do if I have burning pain in left top of foot?

What to do if I have burning pain in left top of foot?

Depends: On when this occurs: only on weight bearing, only when at rest or both. Initial try more supportive shoes and inserts if it maily occurs during activity. If this does not help, see podiatrist for full evaluation. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with bursitis on little toe, got cortisone shot, pain is gone in toe but still have burning pain side top of foot, is ok to use DMSO?

I was diagnosed with bursitis on little toe, got cortisone shot, pain is gone in toe but still have burning pain  side top of foot, is ok to use DMSO?

Go for it.: It works for some people more than others. I have used it and it did the job. Along with using DMSO, you might explore the reason why the bursitis started in the first place. DMSO, in this case, is a treatment not a cure. ...Read more

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Broke ankle in 1992 - stretched a nerve. Can nerve become irritated years later? Burning pain in top of foot. Any treatment suggestions?

Broke ankle in 1992 - stretched a nerve. Can nerve become irritated years later? Burning pain in top of foot. Any treatment suggestions?

It is possible: A nerve can be compressed in scar tissue. Can be other resons for this as well, including biomechanical as well as back conditions. If this persists, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop a burning sensation on top of foot?

What can I do to stop a burning sensation on top of foot?

Sounds nerve: You may have a nerve that is compressed. You want to find out what may be causing it and address the origin of the pain rather than just the symptom. This can be from swelling due to an adjacent inflamed muscle, edema from dependent positioning, engorged vessel, or contusion/injury. There can also be burning from a systemic disease, like diabetes. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Pain on top of foot, burning & tingling, radiates up outter leg almost feels like electrical sensation, what's the cause?

Pain on top of foot, burning & tingling, radiates up outter leg almost feels like electrical sensation, what's the cause?

Many possibilities: Unfortunately, the process of getting sensation from your foot to your brain has many steps, and as such there are many things that can go wrong. Some possibilities include pinched peroneal nerve at the knee, pinched nerve root in the lower spine, irritation in the spinal cord itself, or a problem in the brain. A neurologist can help localize the problem and determine an effective treatment. ...Read more