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I have cerebral palsy and sometimes my feet get swollen and I feel a pinching and burning sensation when I move my foot. What could this be?

I have cerebral palsy and sometimes my feet get swollen and I feel a pinching and burning sensation when I move my foot. What could this be?

See doctor: With such an underlying illness you need to stay close to your doctor. You may have injured the foot and perhaps do not even know. Let your doctor check you ...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 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?

See below: You could have had an injury creating swelling and pain or you could have pressure on the nerve. ...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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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

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Burning sensation in top of right foot by all toes lasts for 10 sec comes &goes. Told docror. Not concerned. Not diabetic. What would cause this?

Burning sensation in top of right foot by all toes lasts for 10 sec comes &goes. Told docror. Not concerned. Not diabetic. What would cause this?

Varies: There is a nerve on the tip of the foot that supplies that area and is superficial, it is possible that you are developing a neuroma there. I would make sure you are not wearing any shoe wear that could be irritating the top of the foot. There are other potential causes as well. Don't hesitate to see a podiatrist or orthopedist for it. ...Read more

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My feet turn red and feel burning sensation after I'm on them for short periods of time. I'm 29 years old. What would cause this? It's very uncomforta

My feet turn red and feel burning sensation after I'm on them for short periods of time. I'm 29 years old. What would cause this? It's very uncomforta

Plan: It's impossible to give you professional answer not seeing your feet. You need to see podiatrist or your primary doctor to discuss this problems. Better to have picture of "redness " of your feet and exact time and activity prior these symptoms. Prepare yourself for appointment. Please. ...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 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

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 more

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Cronic ankle pain, burning sensation from the viens on top of my foot with painful pulsating. When ankle pain reaches the peak there's an audible pop with pain then euphoric relief. Causes?

Cronic ankle pain, burning sensation from the viens on top of my foot with painful pulsating. When ankle pain reaches the peak there's an audible pop with pain then euphoric relief. Causes?

Chronic anke: How old are you & did you have any trauma recently? Any excessive exercise or venous insufficiency? Audible pops usually are from a pulled tendon or ligament like Achilles tendon. Consult with us to see if you need to get an MRI. ...Read more

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Having small on & off burning sensation on my palms & sometimes below my foot causing me to scratch since itches a lil 4 a wk. What can this be?

Having small on & off burning sensation on my palms & sometimes below my foot causing me to scratch since itches a lil 4 a wk. What can this be?

Itching in pregnancy: Thre are several causes for itching during pregnancy - and it sommonly affects the palms and soles. It's normal, but annoying. Try moisturizing lotion, and oatmeal baths. Avoid heat and hot baths. ...Read more

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Diffuse annular disc bulge 1 to 2 mm at L4 L5. causing burning sensation in right leg and foot since 4 months. How is the prognosis. Is it nerve damag?

Diffuse annular disc bulge 1 to 2 mm at L4 L5. causing burning sensation in right leg and foot since 4 months. How is the prognosis. Is it nerve damag?

It depends...: On the cause. There are many causes of sciatica. See a doctor who specializes in neuromuscular disorders to determine the cause of your sciatica and to recommend an appropriate treatment plan. Most normal adults have disc bulges, and I agree with Dr. Krauser that your disc bulge at L4-L5 is not likely the source of your symptoms. Other causes include piriformis syndrome & sacroiliac joint issues. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about diabetes if my hemoglobin alc is 5, and I have burning sensation in the soles of my feet?

Should I be worried about diabetes if my hemoglobin alc is 5, and I have burning sensation in the soles of my feet?

Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications. Symptoms can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause in order to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have an extreme burning sensation in both soles of my feet. Could this be related to my migraines as I get numbess and pin and needles down the right?

I have an extreme burning sensation in both soles of my feet. Could this be related to my migraines as I get numbess and pin and needles down the right?

Possibly: I would sure be seen and a detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. There is a condition known as a complex migraine, in which patients can get migraine headaches associated with neurological symptoms in their extremities. Other potential causes should be ruled out first. Thank you. ...Read more

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How to treat burning sensation on bottome of foot?

How to treat burning sensation on bottome of foot?

SOME THOTS: You could possess a local nerve compressive phenomenon, such as tarsal tunnel syndrome, but might be also developing a systemic peripheral neuropathy. On occasion, plantar fasciitis or even heel spurs are the culprits. A podiatrist can ferret out the answer and perhaps provide control or alleviation. ...Read more

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I am feeling burning sensation on my feet. What should I do?

I am feeling burning sensation on my feet. What should I do?

See a podiatrist: Burning in the feet can be caused from many factors including diabetes, vitamin b deficiency, injury, etc. ...Read more