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Foot burning sensation

Foot burning sensation: Introduction

The skin sensation of partial numbness or "pins and needles" or a type of "burning", "tingling" or "creeping" sensation of the skin, is known as a "paresthesia". Symptoms may start as a tingling (paresthesia) and change to a numbness, or there may be a combination of decreased sensation (numbness) but with heightened sensations at certain times or with stimulation. Any type of tingling, burning, or numbness is usually a symptom related to a sensory nerve being damaged, diseased, or injured. Causes depend on the exact location of the paresthesia sensations, but typically include a physical nerve injury type condition (e.g. a nerve entrapment or some type of pressure being applied to a nerve directly or to the spinal attachment of that nerve), or a disease condition affecting the nerves (e.g. neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and others). Having these sensory symptoms in multiple locations, or the recurrence of similar symptoms in different locations is a hallmark symptom of multiple sclerosis, so your doctor will likely ask about the past history of similar symptoms to assess the likelihood of multiple sclerosis as a diagnosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). Any of these tingling or numbness symptoms are more than just annoying; they can indicate a serious medical condition and require prompt medical diagnosis by a professional....more »

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Causes of Foot burning sensation:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Foot burning sensation. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Foot burning sensation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Foot burning sensation

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How Common are these Causes of Foot burning sensation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Foot burning sensation. Of the 28 causes of Foot burning sensation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 25 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Foot burning sensation:

The following list of conditions have 'Foot burning sensation' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Foot burning sensation Based on Risk Factors

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  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Foot burning sensation:

    Subtypes of Foot burning sensation:

    Heel burning sensation (22 causes), Heel paresthesia/ tingling (11 causes), Sole burning sensation (15 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Foot burning sensation:

    Burning (68 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Burning symptoms (446 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Foot burning sensation:

    Tingling feet (54 causes), Tingling toes (16 causes), Foot pain (206 causes), Foot injury, Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Diabetes (212 causes), Peripheral artery disease (22 causes), Peripheral Neuropathy (299 causes), Claudication pain, Sun burn (1 cause), Chemical burn (5 causes), Heat burn, Peripheral nerve trauma, Peripheral nerve compression

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