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what causes burning in the foot and hands?
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Burning in your feet may be caused by nerve damage in the legs, also called neuropathy. Although many medical conditions can cause burning feet, diabetes is the most common. Most burning feet treatments focus on preventing further nerve damage and reducing pain.

Causes of Burning Feet

Most often, neuropathy, or nerve damage, is the cause of burning feet. Damaged nerve fibers are more likely to become overactive and misfire. The damaged nerves send inappropriate pain signals to the brain, although there is no wound or injury.

In most people with neuropathy, the leg nerves tend to become damaged first, at their furthest ends in the feet. These people often have tingling and numbness in the feet as well.

Diabetes is by far the most common cause of neuropathy in the legs. Many other conditions can cause neuropathy with a burning sensation in the feet:

Chronic kidney disease (uremia)
Vitamin deficiency (vitamin B12 and occasionally vitamin B6)
Alcohol abuse
Low thyroid hormone levels (hypothyroidism)
Lyme disease
Amyloid polyneuropathy
Drug side effects, including chemotherapy drugs, vitamin B6 overdose, HIV medicines, isoniazid, amiodarone, metformin, and  others
Heavy metal poisoning (lead, mercury, arsenic)
Vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels)
Guillain-Barre syndrome
Arterial disease
Edema or fluid retention

For Diabetes tests you can buy diabetes testing machine and monitor your glucose level.
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Hi chilesto
Any number of things  can cause that from pinched nerves to neropathy to diabetic neropathy. You need to see an MD for evaluation.
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