A burning sensation 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. Alcohol abuse is the second most common cause.
Chronic kidney disease (uremia)
Small fiber neuropathy
Vitamin deficiency (vitamin B12, folate, and occasionally vitamin B6)
Low thyroid hormone levels (hypothyroidism)
Drug side effects, including chemotherapy drugs, vitamin B6 overdose, HIV medicines, amiodarone, isoniazid, metformin, and others
Heavy metal poisoning (lead, mercury, arsenic)
Vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels)
Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS)
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
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