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Why Do My Feet Feel Like They Are On Fire
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
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?
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
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
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
What would cause painful bottoms of my feet? I've tried different shoes, nothing helps. Started about 2 weeks ago. They are on fire, and very painful.
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
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
For the past few days I've been feeling like my left arm is on fire it runs to my upper and lower back, a little to my feet and a little in my right?
Neurologist: See neurologist or pain physician for evaluation. ...Read more
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
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
Went to GP with slight tingling in left leg. He dismissed MS because I showed no other symptoms. Chalked it up as compressional neuropathy. Now my feet are burning, especially when I sit, they feel like they're on fire. Could that still be caused by compr
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
I have this numb spot on my upper right thigh sometimes it will feel sore or on fire or a sharp pain. I'm on my feet a lot and walk all day long. Why?
Nerves of a 2012: Year old! . This could be parasthesias. Best to get it checked in person for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
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
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
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
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?
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
Vascular or Neurolog: This could be neurologic or vascular. An evaluation can be clear. ...Read more
The soles of my feet feel like they r constantly burning I have a vertibray pushing on a nerve in my bk and slight syatica couldit be part of that?
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.
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?
Hi My feet feel like they have been in stinging nettles at the side and very itchy. I am diabetic type 2 with insulin. Do you know what it is.?
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.?
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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