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)
Usually nerve. "burning" is most commonly caused by a nerve, either mechanical, like a nerve compression in the foot, leg or lower back, or from a metabolic disease like diabetes or anemia. If both feet burn, it's more likely metabolic, but if one foot burns, it's probably something local. But if you smell smoke... Run! seriously, go see a podiatrist if it's only one foot, or a neurologist if it's both.

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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?

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...

Can GERD cause burning feet sensation?

Follow up. The symptoms of GERD can be silent in many patients. Typical findings may include heartburn, a scratchy throat, and an upset stomach. Read more...

What can I do about the sensation of burning feet?

Burning feet. First the cause of the burning must be discovered. Causes of burning may be from a skin condition, metabolic disease such as diabetes, or chemically induced. You need to go to a professional to find out the reason for the burning and then have it treated appropriately. Read more...
Quenching answer 4 U. Make an appointment with a medical doctor or podiatrist. There can be several causes for this situation, two of the more common causes are diabetes and changes in circulation. Depending on the diagnosis, treatments can range from over the counter topical medications, to prescription medications, neuromuscular stimulation therapies and various surgical interventions. Read more...

My wife, 26, has a problem of burning feet sensation during summer nights. She is vegetarian and don't smoke or drink. Please help. Thank you very much?

Interesting. There are a few reasons why people's feet burn, I am not sure why specifically in the summer vs the winter unless possibly related to the shoe style she wears. Summer shoes often have less support, people often wear flip flops etc, so shoe gear may have something to do with it. Vegetarians should always have vitamin levels checked to make sure they are getting enough in their diet. Read more...

I have depression attacks I alwAys feel so stressed and making me threatening of moments, fatigue, mumblin, burning feet sensation, sweaty?

Panic? Some of those symptoms can be associated with panic attacks, or panic disorder. They could also be related to medical conditions such as thyroid problems and diabetes. People can have a variety of physical problems which aren't of traditional medical origin with anxiety, depression, and acute and chronic stress. Read more...

The burning feet sensation of insulin resistance is ascribed to which pt of the foot? The sole or the upperpart

Neuropathy. Usually it's at the tips of the toes and slowly the burning tingling can affect the bottom soles of the feet. It can still occur to the top and sides of the feet, but usually it's the tips of the toes that are the first signs of neuropathy. I hope this helps! Read more...
Burning. Most commonly found to bottom of foot but fairly high to top of foot as well. In short both. Hope this helps. Read more...