Welcome to the Podiatry Arena forums

You are currently viewing our podiatry forum as a guest which gives you limited access to view all podiatry discussions and access our other features. By joining our free global community of Podiatrists and other interested foot health care professionals you will have access to post podiatry topics (answer and ask questions), communicate privately with other members, upload content, view attachments, receive a weekly email update of new discussions, access other special features. Registered users do not get displayed the advertisements in posted messages. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our global Podiatry community today!

Burning feet

Discussion in 'General Issues and Discussion Forum' started by GWilliams, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. GWilliams

    GWilliams Welcome New Poster

    Members do not see these Ads. Sign Up.

    Long time reader of podiatry arena but first time I have posted anything.

    I have an 18 yr old female patient who is suffering with burning feet++. This problem has been present for over a year & is causing cosiderable distress to her.
    HX: good health, no allergies, no current medications, no family hx of burning feet. Prob started with increased amount of walking & new occupation involving significant periods of standing. No change in footwear noted & no hx of trauma. The initial symptoms were parasthesias - pins & needles (soles of feet)which has now subsided to a burning sensation felt mainly at night on the dorsum of the feet. At the same time hyperhidrosis started & has continued. Due to the hyperhidrosis the skin broke down with infected blisters occuring which were treated with oral ab's. They have now healed with scarring. Her gp prescribed an initial course of amytriptyline which had little long term effect. She wears good footwear currently & notes that a change into differing styles of footwear has no influence on her symptoms. Her mechanics are well within normal limits. Blood & urine tests NAD.

    Any help regarding diagnosis & treatment/management appreciated. My guess is Burning Feet Syndrome.

    Thank you,

    Gordon Williams.
  2. Admin2

    Admin2 Administrator Staff Member


Share This Page