Does any one get burning feet at night that affects their sleep?

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Do any one suffer from burning feet at night and also the tips of their fingers. I get very hot at night ant I toss and turn because of my feet burning up. Sounds silly but was windering if anyone gets similar symptoms?? 

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    Some time feeling burning feet night and day also kindly suggest me what to do
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      not much you can do... it does settle on its own , then comes and goes from time to time.  As long as you have had your overall health checked i wouldn't worry its just another symptom .

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      What folks are describing here sounds like peripheral neuropathy, or "small fiber neuropathy/SFN." That is what it is called in my case. I had a skin biopsy (punch test) which found nerve damage. If you are experiencing symptoms like this, you really should see a neurologist. Mine ran many (many!) blood tests to rule out the many known causes of SFN. So far he hasn't found anything, which of course is typical for ME/CFS. My SFN symptoms are painful enough to qualify me for medical marijuana (it is legal where I live), which has an excellent track record for nerve pain.

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    I have the burning pain and shooting pain in my feet and Lower legs.

    it is especially bad at night.

    ive been prescribed 25mg of Lyrica. It has reduced the pain but unfortunately not enough to have a good night of sleep.

    neurologist would of prescribed me a higher dose but I’ve got stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease. My other problems are osteoporosis through my entire spine.

    i also have Urinary tract difficulties, Anemia, hypertension, enlarged prostate, problems with both knees and type 2 diabetes.

    I’m 51, no longer working. It’s a difficult ride.

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    Asked my Naturopath about the burning sensation on the bottom of my feet (mostly in the arch area for me - and seemingly just under the skin) and his off-the-top-of-his-head response was that the body often moves perceived toxins to the feet and hands to distance them from the heart. I get some relief when I do a foot soak before bed - more so when I do it for a few days in a row. I just use a little sea salt and epsom salts in warm water. I don't know how much this supports detox , but it does incrementally decrease the intensity of the burning sensation that's otherwise so distracting at bedtime, and feels like good self-care. 

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    I have the burning on fire feet. I had a nerve test and said it was neuropathy. I know I've had CFS as long as I can remember and I'm just checking if it is solvable. Seems like the problems I get haven't been solved.

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    I've been having issues with burning feet at night for several years (even worse in summer)since going to accupuntre and chiropractor for the last year im now going through "phases" where I dont have it for awhile then comes back it was so bad I was putting ice pack on my feet which didnt work tried running them under freezing water (which caused pain in my joints) and using a fan which gave me a couple of hours of sleep.I found a website one day being desperate went to Dr Google found menthol is used for "cooling effect" found in chest rubs it's literally the best thing I've done very very rarely do I now use cold water on my feet.if my feet are still burning after putting chest rub on them i just aim a fan at my feet,I fall asleep in minutes .I don't know if this will help someone or you thought I'd share

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    Yes, I do get the horrible, burning feet and have tried for years to find out what it is. I t started in my late forties.

    I tried soaking them in very cold water but they were soon hot again. I am now in my seventies and find that the best solution for me has been to massage aloe vera into the soles at bedtime and have a cooling gel pillow just under the sheet at the bottom of the bed, and to stay off my feet as much as possible during the worst flare-ups. On occasion, actually soaking my feet in very hot water has given some relief....perhaps the nervous system is compensating and cools the feet down....who knows????

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    I do, and in my case at least it's a variant of my restless leg syndrome. Probably autoimme in nature. Happens less frequently if I avoid gluten like the plague.

    I take gabapentin for it which works quite well, but it takes two hours to kick in. Cant wait until Lyrica goes generic, I heard it works better. MJ works like a charm and much faster but I dont feel quite as rested the next day.

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    Hi Rose,

    I have this condition and my neurologist sent me for tests.

    It's Small Fibre Neuropathy. It can be caused by diabetes and a few other conditions but it can also have no known cause.

    My neurologist tells me that it's extremely common with CFS/ME.

    I was offered medication (without turning out the paperwork I can't tell you what it was) but I am so sensitive to meds that I don't take anything.

    I have at times placed a freezer pack in a towel and stood on it to try and relieve the burning. 🤗.

    Sarah

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    Thanks Rose, All good advice. I also have restless legs so- sometimes I fell quite desperate. Recently I have tried rubbing in burn cream after a cold foot bath. I think it helps a bit. I'm trying out various things but what seems to work one night does not always work a second night.

    Anyway, keep on experimenting......herbal sleeping tabs sometimes give me some rest.

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