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Toe Nail Burning Sensation
A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more
Jogger's foot?: Entrapment of the medial plantar nerve in the longitudinal arch can cause burning heel pain, aching in the arch, and deficient sensation in the sole of the foot behind the great toe. Long distance valgus running may cause such a disorder in a jogger and the condition usually responds to conservative measures. See a sport medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shoes,long toes: is your shoe probably too short. You could have a long toe. The darkened toe could be due to repetitive trauma see a specialist ...Read more
3 middle toes numb and tingly. Standing, pain in ball of foot and toes. Toes hurt when light pressure applied. Also they sting underneath on toes
Pinky toe nail brittle w/ dark streak. Fourth nail flaky, thick, half unattached from nail bed. Big toe thick nail. Taupe or blueish nails. Both feet?
I am experiencing foot numbness and burning sensation. My plantar nerve was removed. Should half of my big toe be numb?
Unclear: Not sure why you had either/both of your plantar nerves removed - nor any past history of relevant diseases associated with a neuropathy. The innervation of the top of the foot and the bottom are different, and the lack of plantar nerve(s) make it more complex. Please consult your doctor who can sort through all of these issues to localize the issue and additional tests to define it better. ...Read more
Nail fungus answers: Nail fungus (both finger- and toe-nail) is caused most often by fungal organisms that like skin, also known as dermatophytes. It is less commonly caused by yeasts. It takes a long time to treat it, but it can be successfully and safely resolved with both medicines by mouth and specialized lasers. These 2 may be combined in difficult cases, and topical medicines may also be needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nerve: The symptoms suggest nerve impingement -probably a carpal tunnel type problem unless there has been an injury or signs of inflammation in the thumb area. If symptoms persist after avoiding stress on the wrist and thumb, consult a hand SURGEON for evaluation and treatment suggestions like a temporary splint or brace,for example. ...Read more
Big toe sore, skin red, squeezed and pus came out side of toe nail. is it a possible ingrown toe nail ? Infection ?
Stubbed pinky toe. Bruise on top; side & bottom of foot -- at joint of foot bone meets pinky toe. Hurts walking barefoot on hard surface. Broken?
Get an X-ray : To find out....I'd lean towards likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Nerve: Could be irritation to the superficial nerves close to the skin surface. ...Read more
Neuroma : A neuroma is an inflammation of the nerve in the ball of the foot. It commonly effects the nerve that supplies the 3rd and 4th toes. There are other possible causes, of course, and you should see a podiatrist for a comprehensive exam and proper diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have burning sensation in my big toe just below the nail. Why is it so and what should I do. Thank you?
Hi, I have an intense itch on my toe where nail meets nail bed. It is a burning sensation. Has been happening for a while. Any help?
Both my big toes have a burning sensation under the nail beds. They are cracking and bout to fall off! no thyroid problems and don't think its fungus!
Toenails: Your medical history is complicated. The problem with your toenails has many possible causes have them evaluated by a dermatologist. It could be due to an infectious (bacterial or fungal) , or immunologic, or physical etiology. The burning may or may not be related to the cracking of your nails. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have burning sensation in my baby finger on my left hand,numb big toe, burning ankle, RecentMRI shows L5 disc protrusion. Are these all linked?
I have GERD and am on Nexium but keep getting this recurring burning sensation in the entire right side of my body (side of face, pinky toe and pinky in hand, thigh). I am iron deficient and am on iron supplements right now.
Neurologic: GERD or Nexium does not cause the type of symptoms you are describing. I am concerned as to why a young male ( unless you have been a vegan for many years) would develop iron-deficiency anemia. Your best bet is to consult a neurologist. The fact that the entire half (including the face) is affected however does not make sense neurologically either. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Burning sensations can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more
What causes the ball of my one foot to have a burning sensation? My foot often feels like a burning feeling on the ball of my foot. Touching it does not give off any heat on my hand. I was driving the other day when it started burning and i thought my
Neuroma: Burning in the ball of the foot is indicative of a neuroma, inflamed nerve from irritation from tight and narrow shoes or trauma to forefoot. Treatment usually is reducing the swelling in the nerve: ice, elevating the foot, Motrin or even a steroid injection into the swollen nerve in the foot. An x-ray can be taken to rule out stress fracture. Burning can also be neuropathy if you have diabetes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For a month now, i have had tingling along with a burning sensation on the left side of my face. my right arm and hand also tingle numb also foot?
I get a burning sensation in my left hand/fingers and my left foot is swollen and burning, and my right thigh burns and goes numb?
Just started having burning & pain on both of my big toes by the nail. It also looks like the shape of my nails are changing. What's happening?
About a month ago, I was helping move a back door and dropped it on my big toe. I continue to have a burning pain under the nail. Have it checked?
Burning sensation in my toes , it happens on and off...But more frequently of late, it's only present on two toes on my right foot?
Need testing: Burning in your toes could signify a problem with your nerve endings called neuropathy. Consider getting your blood sugar tested, as neuropathy related to diabetes is common.. Could be mechanical and something called a neuroma -- nerve bundle at the web spaced between those 2 toes is irritated. Wider toebox shoes and anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc) could help. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation in my right big toe because i had an gout attack . What can I do about the burning sensation?
Hang in there: Gout can be a very painful condition to suffer with. As the gout attach subsides, so do the redness, swelling and pain. In the meantime take it easy and rest the foot where possible. Avoid tight fitting shoes. Take any prescribed medications, and talk to your doctor about options for pain relief. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend died my hair with out gloves she says she feels a really bad burning sensation under her nails.. What can I do?
Muy left leg has had a burning sensation for about a week now , from top right to my toes and it seems to be getting stronger, what could be cause?
Lumbar spine: Burning pain which radiates down the leg to the toes is commonly due to irritation of the lumbar nerves as they exit the spine. This could be due to a bulging or ruptured disc or just local muscle spasm. Check with your pcp for a referral to an orthopedist or spine specialist. You will likely need lumbar x-rays and possibly an MRI if it persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My left big toe has been hurting me for 8 months now. It has gotten worse. At first it was just a burning sensation in the toe, but now hurts so bad.?
Burning sensation under left knee in when trying to touch my toes sitting flat on the ground. Im 16, any idea what causes this?
Hamstring tightness: The location you described is that of your hamstring tendon. If it is tight, when you try to stretch it, it will burn and hurt. Continue to GENTLY stretch it, and eventually it will loosen up and the pain will fade. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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