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Hands feet are always freezing! When I take a lukewarm shower my feet feel like they are on fire. Left side is always Colder than right side?

Hands feet are always freezing! When I take a lukewarm shower my feet feel like they are on fire. Left side is always Colder than right side?

Cold feet: Your issues could represent something called Raynaud's phenomena or vascular diseasebbz. Generally with cold feet, signifies a vascular issue but could also be neurological. There are several tests that can check the vascular system as well as a neurological system and you can always get an MRI. I would see the closest neurologist, vascular specialist and/or podiatrist as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Hi can you tell me why my feet are sore and my legs feel like they are on fire because when I'm sitting and try to get up I can't walk x?

Hi can you tell me why my feet are sore and my legs feel like they are on fire because when I'm sitting and try to get up I can't walk x?

Neuropathy: Sounds like you may have some peripheral nerve damage. You should tell your story to a local physician and be evaluated. There are many causes and it is not always easy to sort out. Should at least have diabetes screening. ...Read more

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Can toes get very hot at night during peri menopause? When my body starts to warm up my feet feel like they're on fire.

Can toes get very hot at night during peri menopause? When my body starts to warm up my feet feel like they're on fire.

Feet on fire: I am sorry to have that pain. You must see your primary doctor as soon as possible. If there is a long delay a visit to the nearest Emergency facility would be your best idea. In that case please have someone take you to the Emergency facility.
Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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When I am on my feet for any amount of time my left foot feels like its on fire and if I raise the foot off the floor it goes away slowly?

When I am on my feet for any amount of time my left foot feels like its on fire and if I raise the foot off the floor it goes away slowly?

Leg/foot pain: Burning pain in the feet/legs can be a sign of poor vascular perfusion and should be evaluated by a vascular surgeon with some urgency. Other causes might be muscular, neurologic, or joint-related. Depending on other factors, a DVT could be possible as well. Best to have an examination. ...Read more

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Is my fibromyalgia be the reason the soles of my feet are burning like fire?

Is my fibromyalgia be the reason the soles of my feet are burning like fire?

Possible: Here we enter the frontiers of medicine perhaps, as there are cases of small fibre neuropathies confirmed on skin punch biopsies associated with fibromyalgia. But many other causes may exist, so this needs full evaluation. Diabetes may be one cause, but burning occurs with vitamin deficiencies, and even toxin exposure. ...Read more

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I stepped on treadmill and my feet start itching my like fire, under my feet, what is the cause?

I stepped on treadmill and my feet start itching my like fire, under my feet, what is the cause?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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The bottoms of my feet often feel like they're on fire. I don't have diabetes...Am told it's a neuroma. What can I do besides soaking in cold water?

The bottoms of my feet often feel like they're on fire. I don't have diabetes...Am told it's a neuroma. What can I do besides soaking in cold water?

Meds, surgery: You can consider a minor surgery to remove a neuroma. It would be a little more rare to have neuromas on both feet but this does happen. You could have neuropathy from a number of issues other than diabetes and you should discuss the multitude of things that can cause neuropathies with your doc. A nerve pain medicine like Gabapentin also may help. Try contrast baths instead of just cold. ...Read more

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In a cold environment my feet turn blue/purple an my toes sometimes go numb if I'm in a warm envir. My feet turn red an toes feel like they're on fire?

In a cold environment my feet turn blue/purple an my toes sometimes go numb if I'm in a warm envir. My feet turn red an toes feel like they're on fire?

Raynaud's: The problem you describe is known as Raynaud's. In a young person like yourself this tends to be a more benign condition. It is basically an exaggerated response to the cold whereby the small blood vessels in hands and feet constrict to preserve heat in the body's core. Patients should avoid cold, use gloves, and avoid smoking. An appointment with your doctor would be helpful. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on bottom of my feet right below my big toe bone. Feels like fire. No pain no swelling or numbness. Should I get checked out?

Burning sensation on bottom of my feet right below my big toe bone. Feels like fire. No pain no swelling or numbness. Should I get checked out?

Evaluation indicated: You should be evaluated by a musculoskeletal specialist of the feet such as a podiatrist or an orthopaedic surgeon who treats foot and ankle issues. Your description of your symptoms correlates with a problem or injury to the small sesamoid bones located on under surface of the big toe ...Read more

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The soles of my feet, palms of my hands and other parts of my body are on fire on the inside. I'm also itching. Any ideas?

The soles of my feet, palms of my hands and other parts of my body are on fire on the inside. I'm also itching. Any ideas?

Feet on fire: More information needs to be given for a better answer. There are many dermatologic conditions that could be affecting your feet. If the burning and itching is affecting your daily life, try taking an oral anti-histamine and seeing your pcp/dermatologist/podiatrist. ...Read more

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I am breathless and my feet feel like they are buzzing?

I am breathless and my feet feel like they are buzzing?

Hyperventilating?: Sounds like what we call carpopedal spasm. When we breathe quickly it causes the carbon dioxide level in our blood to drop which changes the acid-base level which in turns has an effect on calcium levels. This causes a titling sensation in the hands, feet and sometimes the face. ...Read more

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On feet all day. The soles of my feet feel like they are expanding. More pain in arch.

On feet all day. The soles of my feet feel like they are expanding. More pain in arch.

Need comfort shoes: You are describing a common complication of being on your feet the whole day. Buy comfortable shoes and also rest with elevated legs if it is possible. ...Read more

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My feet feel like they are burning everytime I lie down to sleep at night. I have diabetes. Should I be concerned?

My feet feel like they are burning everytime I lie down to sleep at night. I have diabetes. Should I be concerned?

Neuropathy: You may have a disorder called neuropathy which is nerve damage that often occurs in someone with diabetes, although there are other causes as well. Talk to your doctor. A foot exam should be performed, and he/she may need to run additional tests, maybe even a nerve conduction study. Don't walk barefoot, even at home. And look at the bottoms of your feet everyday. ...Read more

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What should I do about my flat feet pain my feet feel like they are splitting in half when ever I walk or run long distances I run a lot because I am?

What should I do about my flat feet pain my feet feel like they are splitting in half when ever I walk or run long distances I run a lot because I am?

Orthotics: See a podiatrist for a recommendation on if orthotics could be right for you. If you want to try an over-the-coubter product first, try spenco total support. Http://www. Spenco. Com/products/footcare/total-support-insoles insoles. ...Read more

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I have had random tingling in my arms and legs. Now my feet feel like they are burning. I have anxiety/panic attacks. Could this be related?

I have had random tingling in my arms and legs. Now my feet feel like they are burning. I have anxiety/panic attacks. Could this be related?

Hyperventilation: Yes - sometimes during anxiety or panic attacks you breathe faster and may hyperventilate - lowering the carbon dioxide level of the blood too low - this may cause the tingling in hands and feet and around your mouth. Because other things such as electrolyte imbalance and neurologic disorders and diabetes can cause tingling and burning pain in legs you should follow up with your doctor for tests. ...Read more

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The bottom of my feet feel like they have been severly burned.?

The bottom of my feet feel like they have been severly burned.?

See a doctor: You should see a doctor, this could be a variety of problems including, neuropathy, neuroma etc. ...Read more

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Why do my feet feel like ice cold all the time even when I have socks on? Bothersome!

Why do my feet feel like ice cold all the time even when I have socks on? Bothersome!

Vascular or Neurolog: This could be neurologic or vascular. An evaluation can be clear. ...Read more

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I've been sitting outside for cpl mins and my feet feel like they have 3rd degree burns. I am wearing black socks. Never felt this before.

I've been sitting outside for cpl mins and my feet feel like they have 3rd degree burns. I am wearing black socks. Never felt this before.

Heat: If the sun is strong, the black socks may be absorbing enough heat to cause a burning sensation. Other causes of burning sensation in the feet include peripheral neuropathy related to diseases defecting the nervous system and possible side effects from medication or supplements ...Read more

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My feet feel like they have needles poking on the bottom of them and I can hardly walk when I wake up in the morning. My toes are also getting crooked?

My feet feel like they have needles poking on the bottom of them and I can hardly walk when I wake up in the morning. My toes are also getting crooked?

Stop Poking Me.: The feeling of needles poking on the bottom of your feet does not sound normal. It does sound like the makings of a neuropathy. This may or may not have something to do with the toes getting crooked. It is best to seek the consultation of a specialist. ...Read more

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My feet feel like they're cramping but it never goes away, I've been to see a foot doctor and was told it was fatigue.?

My feet feel like they're cramping but it never goes away, I've been to see a foot doctor and was told it was fatigue.?

If it is fatigue: You can brace the foot with an arch support while walking and keep a splint on the foot while resting.
Vitamin deficiencies can be another cause of cramping. ...Read more

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My feet feel like getting zapped?

My feet feel like getting zapped?

Zapped feet?: I am not sure what you mean.
It could be paresthesia or abnormal sensation. This happens very frequently in diabetic patients and your local podiatrist can help you with this.
This can also be from a pinched nerve in your back and if this is the case you will need to see your neurologist and possibly a neuro surgeon. ...Read more

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Why does my feet feel like its burning?

Why does my feet feel like its burning?

Several things: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more