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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?
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
9 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Melissa Young
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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Neuropathy can be caused by the diabetes or by a common vitamin deficiency. As a complication of diabetes, actually, it's more likely to occur when the blood suar levels are poorly controlled.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
great answers! Wishing you'all the best.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes, you should
See a doctor. You have neuropathy.
Your doc needs to differentiate if you have it secondary to a compressed nerve in your back or secondary to diabetic neuropathy and treat appropriately.

In brief: Yes, you should
See a doctor. You have neuropathy.
Your doc needs to differentiate if you have it secondary to a compressed nerve in your back or secondary to diabetic neuropathy and treat appropriately.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
In brief: Yes
This is classic for diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Your physician may be able to help. I'm sorry you have this -- good luck with treatment. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/460912 is a discussion of the problem and how it may best be treated.

In brief: Yes
This is classic for diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Your physician may be able to help. I'm sorry you have this -- good luck with treatment. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/460912 is a discussion of the problem and how it may best be treated.
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