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Role Of Calcium Pantothenate In Burning Feet Syndrome
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
See your doctor: You should see either an orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon. ...Read more
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
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.
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
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
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
What is the treatment for Erythromelagia (red burning feet) in a Lupus patient? Currently on Plaqunil. Thanks!
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
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
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
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
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
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'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
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?
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
What can cause burning feet sensation as well as pain up the left side of the left leg, while driving?
Nerve compression: For both parts of the question.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have pinched nerves in my back and neck and have started getting burning feet and can not sleep with it is it conected?
Neurologist said nerves fine, "burning feet is probably faciitis or fat pad in feet" Huh? I do NOT have plantar faciitis. What do I do know?
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?
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?
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
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