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Burning sensation in left foot - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   r u there
User :   i have a Burning sensation in my left foot.
Doctor :   since when
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   from the last 3 weeks, which got xray
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   why was the xray done
User :   40yrs, sales, not married
User :   impression
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Thyroid disease, Allergies?
User :   lumbar spondylosis with L5-S1 DISC LESION
User :   NO
User :   BP is 140/90 always
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can you please suggest me any treatment for this Burning sensation
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   is there any redness or swelling at place
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient
User :   sometimes i feel weakness in left foot,
User :   no
Doctor :   is the heels cracked?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can apply this
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   Apply 3-4 times a day on the affected area
User :   yes
Doctor :   if u dont find any relief
Doctor :   u can consult physician
Doctor :   ok
User :   its on the toes and upper
Doctor :   u can apply this on those area
User :   ok, what could be problem
Doctor :   r u overweight
User :   no , 63 kgs
User :   hieght 5 -5
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there may be local causes
Doctor :   allergy
Doctor :   infection
User :   showed to ortho , they have adv some tablets, still burning is there
Doctor :   it can due to nerve fibre irritation
Doctor :   diabetes
Doctor :   get a blood sugar level tested
Doctor :   or multiple sclerosis
User :   any treament for lumbar spondylosis
Doctor :   disease condition affecting the nerves
Doctor :   there burning sensation in toes might be linked ur lumbar spondylosis as well
User :   what precauction
Doctor :   precaution for what could u specify
User :   any treatment
Doctor :   lumbar spondylosis
Doctor :   siit
User :   what is it?
Doctor :   treatment for lumbar spondylosis isit
User :   yes
User :   dr
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   surgery might be one option
User :   what treatment
Doctor :   depends on the general condition
User :   other option
Doctor :   The goal of treatment is relief of pain and prevention of permanent spinal cord and nerve root injury
Doctor :   mild cases, no treatment is required
Doctor :   Cortisone injections to specific areas of irritation may also be helpful
Doctor :   or with pain killers
User :   how to come out of this burning sensation
Doctor :   For severe cases, hospitalization with complete bedrest and traction for 1 or 2 weeks may be needed
Doctor :   it can due to nerve irritation
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want know about
User :   no thing, this is only problem
Doctor :   any doubts?
Doctor :   i suggest u consult a physician
User :   ok, thanks a lot
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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