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"what causes a burning sensation on the feet?" i feel a burning sensation under the feet every day all day and it does not go away, what is it?

"what causes a burning sensation on the feet?" i feel a burning sensation under the feet every day all day and it does not go away, what is it?

MANY things.: Generally when someone describes their pain the way you did, it's some type of nerve irritation. Many differrent things can cause small fiber neuropathy in the feet. See a podiatrist for a more detailed exam and diagnosis. Treatment may be very simple! ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

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


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What causes burning/hot sensation on soles of feet when urinating?

What causes burning/hot sensation on soles of feet when urinating?

Foot Pain Urinating: I assume that the position you are in while urinating is stressing the low back (check there first) or the pressure in the back of the thighs is irritating the sciatic nerve. Both need an orthopedist, physiatrist, or neurologist eval. Since the kidneys are in the back, there could be a problem there. See your PCP to get referral. Dr Rich Blake ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of a burning sensation in the feet?

What are some possible causes of a burning sensation in the feet?

Many: Back problems i.E hernaited disc, nutritional deficiencies, localized entrapments of nerves like a neuroma, or tarsal tunnel syndrome, side effects of certain medications, to name a few. ...Read more

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I have one kidney, for the last couple of months I have been struggling with my feet. Any pressure causes a burning sensation. Even a blanket, shoes.

I have one kidney, for the last couple of months I have been struggling  with my feet. Any pressure causes a burning sensation. Even a blanket, shoes.

Multiple things: With a single kidney, pain and fever, see your doctor. However, specifically to your feet, you have to worry about things like diabetic neuropathy which is most concerning because it can cause problems with your kidney as well. Have you ever had gout? You may be having issues with protein loud and uric acid build up leading to gout. Either way, i would recommend seeing a physician to diagnose. ...Read more

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What causes the sensation of burning feet ?

What causes the sensation of burning feet ?

Neuropathy: can be from systemic disease like diabetes, vitamin deficiencies or if unilateral from nerve entrapments. (these are some causes) ...Read more

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Feeling burning sensation all over my body, specially feet and palms. What causes it?

Feeling burning sensation all over my body, specially feet and palms. What causes it?

Several things: Several things can cause that. This includes small fiber neuropathies, certain dermatologic disorders, among others. Start with your primary doctor. Might need to see derm or neurology. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What would cause a burning sensation on the bottom of my foot?

What would cause a burning sensation on the bottom of my foot?

Nerves: Most burning type of pain is caused by a nerve problem. Depending on the location of the pain on the bottom of the foot it may be caused by plantar fasciitis entrapping the nerve at the side & bottom of the heel. If at the level of the toes it could be a neuroma. If you are a diabetic it could be neuropathy. If it persists you need to see someone. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on outside of the top of my left foot . What could have caused this?

Burning sensation on outside of the top of my left foot .  What could have caused this?

Bad shoes perhaps: Most likely your shoes could be compressing a sensory nerve near the ankle. Ah fashion! but you could also have a pinched nerve in your back (unlikely unless you have back pain radiating to your left side). Another possibility is peripheral neuropathy but you would probably have other areas of lower body numbness. See a podiatrist if this bothers you. ...Read more

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My husband, 41 has a burning sensation on the bottom of his feet. What causes the burning? He saids " it feels like he's walking on fire"

My husband, 41 has a burning sensation on the bottom of his feet. What causes the burning? He saids " it feels like he's walking on fire"

Feet: Different things can be reason for that. Commonly could be due to Neuropathy-nerve problems which could be due to diabetes, nerves problems at the back. Also could be due to arthritis in the feet. Another possibility could be due to nerves damage/injury at the feet, to rule out any lumps on the feet. Better to see podiatris for detailed exam. ...Read more

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When i exercise i get a burning sensation in my clitoris, and the bottoms of my feet. Not a painful feeling in anyway. Just tingly i guess. What causes?

When i exercise i get a burning sensation in my clitoris, and the bottoms of my feet. Not a painful feeling in anyway. Just tingly i guess. What causes?

Nerve stimulation: You are possibly getting this sensation from stimulating the nerves in your sacral plexus. They line the back of your posterior pelvis/sacrum. See a neurologist for eval especially if becomes worse. ...Read more

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Can vulvodynia cause a burning sensation in the foot as well?

Can vulvodynia cause a burning sensation in the foot as well?

Vul;vodynia: Not usually affecting the foot; however there may be a co-morbid disc problem that inflicts pain to the foot. ...Read more

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Which CKD medicines may cause renal neuropathy like burning sensation in feet?

Which CKD medicines may cause renal neuropathy like burning sensation in feet?

CKD: Chronic kidney disease itself can cause neuropathy. What medications are you taking? The dose of medications excreted by the kidney should be adjusted according to your estimated glomerular filtration rate. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor. Wish you good health! ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a burning sensation on the right leg and mostly on the foot ?

What could be the cause of a burning sensation on the right leg and mostly on the foot ?

Many things: Multiple things can cause a burning or prickly sensation. Common causes are diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, alcohol abuse and thyroid dysfunction. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone cause burning sensation in foot?

Can a kidney stone cause burning sensation in foot?

Unlikely: Kidney stones if obstructing the outflow (ureter) can cause pain elsewhere in the back, chest, pelvis, testicles in men, but it would be most unlikely to have burning in your foot from the stones. Do you have nausea and vomiting? Any other pain or fever? ...Read more