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How can severe pain with a burning sensation in the foot be treated?

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Dr. Gopal Goel

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Posted on Mon, 4 Jun 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: My right foot has suddenly became incredibly painful. It feels like it’s burning. It started in 2 of toes and since getting up, it’s traveled to the soul of my foot. This really, really hurts. What can I do here? And no, I wear the same shoes I’ve always worn and my diet hasn’t changed. Can you help me?
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Answered by Dr. Gopal Goel 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
could be slipped disc or spinal canal stenosis.

Detailed Answer:
Hi I am Dr Gopal Goel , Orthopedic Surgeon.
I have read the details and in my opinion the burning pain in your toes and soul is not of local origin but may be from back- in some conditions like slipped disc or spinal canal stenosis.
I suggest you start pain killers , muscle relaxants and a combination of pregabalin and methycobalamine + Physiotherapy.
If you do not get relief in 7-10 days then go for MRI of lower back.
Thankx for the question . Please feel free to ask any other question.
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