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Doctor insights on: Role Of Calcium Pantothenate In Burning Feet Syndrome

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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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Can help blood thinners against burning feet?

Can help blood thinners against burning feet?

Some times: Blood thinner might play a role to increase perfusion it depend on what type of blood thinner. There is one that increase the diameter of vessels would help like pletal and trental (pentoxifylline) ...Read more

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Can GERD cause burning feet sensation?

Can GERD cause burning feet sensation?

Follow up: The symptoms of GERD can be silent in many patients. Typical findings may include heartburn, a scratchy throat, and an upset stomach. ...Read more

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Dr I have burning feet, more so at night. My gp said I am not diabetic. Pls assist. Thank you?

Dr I have burning feet, more so at night. My gp said I am not diabetic. Pls assist. Thank you?

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

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Last HIV test I had was more than a year ago, which was taken 8 mont after exposure. It was neg- but this week I got a burning feet dat won't go away.

Last HIV test I had was more than a year ago, which was taken 8 mont after exposure. It was neg- but this week I got a burning feet dat won't go away.

Probably not related: Burning feed is usually not a symptom of negative HIV exposure. If you suspect that you have an issue, you should see your PCP for further evaluation. Burning feet can be a symptom of other conditions that need to be worked up. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are my sore aching burning feet related to my back problems?

Are my sore aching burning feet related to my back problems?

Sore feet: Many foot conditions can be related to back problems. Please seek a consultation with a neurologist/neurosurgeon and finally a podiatrist, if your back is not the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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How do I cure my burning feet and cracked toenails is it a fungus?

How do I cure my burning feet and cracked toenails is it a fungus?

Rash: Might be. You need to go to your doctor or a dermatologist to have your skin evaluated. There are many potential causes of your disorder. ...Read more

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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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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 is a good homeopathic med for burning feet?

What is a good homeopathic med for burning feet?

Vit B6: Vit b6 is common treatment for neuropathy or paresthesias (burning) to the feet. ...Read more

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I have burning feet at night that's not athlete's foot, what else could it be?

I have burning feet at night that's not athlete's foot, what else could it be?

Nerves: Sounds like a neuropathy of some type. If you are diabetic it is directly related to your blood sugar control. There are medications like Lyrica (pregabalin) that help the burning. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the reason for burning feet during the night when going to bed?

Please help! What is the reason for burning feet during the night when going to bed?

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

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What causes burning feet and tiredness?

What causes burning feet and tiredness?

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

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I have burning feet and pain on my knees.

I have burning feet and pain on my knees.

Have it evaluated: There are several possibilities. The burning feet could be a peripheral neuropathy. Knee pain has several causes. Have these issue evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Is there an OTC treatment for burning feet?

Is there an OTC treatment for burning feet?

Burning feet: The only one I am aware of is zostrix (capsaicin), as already stated. ...Read more

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What can cause burning feet after a back injury?

What can cause burning feet after a back injury?

The back injury: Could cause an issue with a nerve, irritated, compressed etc and this can cause the burning sensation. ...Read more

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How is burning feet in diabetic patients treated?

How is burning feet in diabetic patients treated?

Many options.: Topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medication such as Pregabalin (lyrica), Amitriptyline (elavil), duloxetine (cymbalta), Gabapentin (neurontin), Carbamazepine (tegretol), or valproate (depakote) to reduce the painful symptoms in the feet due to neuropathy. Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary. ...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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I have burning feet and the only time it gets relieved is when I soak my feet in Epsom salts. What is the cause of this?

I have burning feet and the only time it gets relieved is when I soak my feet in Epsom salts. What is the cause of this?

Do you have: diabetes? Have you been checked by a neurologist? Could be symptoms of other health concerns... counsult with your doctor for diagnosis and advice. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and female all my life I have had moments of burning feet but they're just really hot and don't hurt. My feet get really red. Any concern?

I'm 17 and female all my life I have had moments of burning feet but they're just really hot and don't hurt. My feet get really red. Any concern?

Unusual: It would be unusual for you to have a neuropathy at your age, but without additional historical facts (past medical history, family history etc.) hard to gauge. The symptoms may reflect something that is neurologic (e.g. Small fiber neuropathy) or hematologic so seeing your doctor for a referral might be helpful. ...Read more

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How to treat pitting edema and burning feet?

How to treat pitting edema and burning feet?

Why you have edema?: In the young and healthy, feet swelling could mean a blood clot, but usually on one side. Some medications can cause leg swelling. Heart failure, protein manutrition, advanced liver and kidney diseases can do that as well, as does pregnancy etc...Trauma, excessive heat, prolonged standing can cause some swelling too. Swelling itself can cause burning sensation. Get evaluated/treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm getting burning feet sensation on left leg. What may be the reason?

I'm getting burning feet sensation on left leg. What may be the reason?

Burning feet: There may be some unexpected/unexplained nerve damage on your left leg or foot.
Please see your doctor about this.
If there is a long delay before you can be seen please have someone drive you to the nearest Emergency facility.
Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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I have pinched nerves in my back and neck and have started getting burning feet and can not sleep with it is it conected?

I have pinched nerves in my back and neck and have started getting burning feet and can not sleep with it is it conected?

Neurologic: Pinched nerves in the back can be the cause of burning sensation of the feet, but other things could cause the symptoms you describe. Have it evaluated by a specialist to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My husband wears steel cap boots at work when he gets home he has burning feet with blisters he changes his boots all the time and airs them?

My husband wears steel cap boots at work when he gets home he has burning feet with blisters he changes his boots all the time and airs them?

Blisters?: Need to determine if blisters are frictional from poor size, from athletes foot (bullus tinea pedis) or from a allergic reaction to material in the boot..... ...Read more

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I have burning feet that my neurologists says is not neuropathy. He does not know what it is. Very painful. Any suggestions of what this could be?

I have burning feet that my neurologists says is not neuropathy. He does not know what it is. Very painful. Any suggestions of what this could be?

SOUNDS LIKE IT.: Burning sure makes me think neuropathy. Causes include diabetes, alcohol, tarsal tunnel, RA, lupus, kidney disease, cancer, HIV, herpes, heart or BP meds, or exposure to things like lead, mercury, insecticides Do you fit any category? Maybe a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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My hubby has a b-12 deficiency and it taking shots. We do not know why he has a deficiency. His symptoms of burning feet, back pain are back again.

My hubby has a b-12 deficiency and it taking shots. We do not know why he has a deficiency. His symptoms of burning feet, back pain are back again.

B-12 Deficiency: B-12 is usually absorbed with food, but requires a stomach protein called 'intrinsic factor.' This factor can diaspper with age (atrophic stomach) or an autoimmune process where the factor gets knocked out. Ask your doctor to run a panel to see if there are anti-parietal antibodies. In the meantime you need to have B-12 levels run and treatment to prevent the neuropathic symptoms that you describe ...Read more

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I wore shoes that I have never worn before. They are flat with a little heel. I know have severe burning feet and pain. Could those shoes be the cause of it and how is it that those shoes can cause these symptoms?

I wore shoes that I have never worn before. They are flat with a little heel. I know have severe burning feet and pain. Could those shoes be the cause of it and how is it that those shoes can cause these symptoms?

It could: If these shoes have thin, flexible soles they may not provide any support or cushioning for the feet. If you stand or walk a lot in them, this could be quite painful. Look for shoes that have more support and cushion. Make sure the shoes are not too narrow as well, as it can cause pain as well. If it doesn't help, see a podiatrist. ...Read more