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What causes burning sensation in the feet sole? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Mar-2014
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User:hello Doc
User:this is XXXX
User:I have 3 concerns
Doctor:hi XXXXXXX
Doctor:pleas ask me
User:burning sensation in the soles of my feet, I do not have a history of diabetes 2-severe hyperacidity and 3 I believe I snore so much that others in the family are getting disturbed :(
Doctor:all right
Doctor:let us address them all one by one
Doctor:burning sensation in feet
User:I am 54 years
Doctor:thank you for that information
Doctor:burning sensation in the soles in the absence of Diabetes could be due to Vitamin B 12 deficiency
Doctor:what is your weight and height and BMI?
User:I ensure to take a supplement everyday
User:168 pounds
User:don't know BMP
Doctor:no problem
Doctor:Do you know your vitamin B 12 levels?
User:I've had calf muscle pull (vey bad) for as long as I remember
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:when was your last medical check up done
Doctor:I means the labs?
User:the problem is that I am very scared of the medical profession
User:got some labs stuff done a couple of years back
Doctor:have you not done any medical check up until now?
Doctor:all right
Doctor:You need to get tested routinely now
User:ok thanks
Doctor:you could go for a comprehensive health check up for women
Doctor:this would include
Doctor:vitamin B12
Doctor:are you done with the chat?
Doctor:are you following me?
User:oh my God
User:yes I follow
Doctor:is something wrong?
Doctor:are you all right?
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:shall we continue the chat?
User:no, no nothing wrong
User:just angry at myself
Doctor:We could chat on a later time if you wish
User:yes, depends if you have the tiem
User:sorry typo
User:no, I am fine now
User:so what can do about the snoring and apnea
Doctor:You need to reduce your weight for that
User:because the lack of sleep is causing fatigue
Doctor:I do not think this should be very problem causing now
Doctor:Yes, I understand
User:and everything is like a big chore
Doctor:lack of good sleep can cause more snoring
User:and I tend to fall asleep at my system many times
User:oh ho, maybe I'm just a hopless case :)
Doctor:perhaps, your quality of sleep is not good
Doctor:look at measures to improve your sleep pattern
Doctor:then snoring would disappear
User:I tried meditation just before I sleep
User:didn't work
Doctor:maintain regular wake and sleep patterns seven days a week
Doctor:spend an appropriate amount of time in bed
User:that's more or less a set pattern
Doctor:Avoid napping during the day; it can disturb the normal pattern of sleep and wakefulness.
Doctor:Avoid stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol too close to bedtime.
User:no naps at all, since I work
User:give me a minute
Doctor:Exercise can promote good sleep
User:sorry doc
User:I try do yoga at least 3 times a week
User:but you know how it is for working women, right
Doctor:I am sorry but it is very easy to give excuses
Doctor:and go away from our problems
Doctor:But it is only when we face it, we can know the problem reality
Doctor:Please re-start with yoga again
Doctor:Probably go ahead with a trainer this time
User:yes, I know
Doctor:Join a class, so that you do not miss a day
User:I am heading no where in this
Doctor:yoga and meditation when practiced correctly can clear a lot of ailments without medicines
User:yes, doctor
User:thanks a lot
User:I'll try and get a profile done
Doctor:my pleasure
User:have nice evening
Doctor:you should take steps to improve your own health now
Doctor:Wish you good luck and good health
User:I have just let myself go
Doctor:It is never too late to act on something good for your health
Doctor:never ignore your health
Doctor:it is most important
User:sometimes I think it's hopeless
User:I know I am on denial
User:which is the reason I do not want to seek help
Doctor:Even a person on cancer bed should always be hopeful
Doctor:life is not that hopeless
Doctor:nothing is wrong with your health
User:anyways, thanks for your time doctor
Doctor:You must feel grateful about your good health and continue to make it better
Doctor:my pleasure
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