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72 Possible Causes for Beriberi, Burning Feet

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    NUTRITIONAL – of course, can lead to Thiamine deficiency -- Wernicke/Korsakoff -- Dry and Wet Beriberi, Niacin deficiency -- Pellagra (diarrhea, dementia, dermatitis), Folate[errolozdalga.com] People suffering from alcoholic neuropathy may feel burning and tingling sensations in their feet, which may persist or may last from a few months to a few years.[foundationforpn.org] “Cerebral beriberi (Wernicke's encephalopathy).” Lancet, i, 11.[bjp.rcpsych.org]

  • Beriberi

    Beriberi is categorized into two types: dry beriberi and wet beriberi.[symptoma.com] Deficiency diseases: Pellagra, sub-acute combined degeneration, burning feet syndrome and pyridoxine deficiency. ii.[biologydiscussion.com] The toes feel numb and the feet have a burning sensation; the leg muscles become sore and the calf muscles cramp.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Conclusions: The clinicopathologic features of painful symptoms and small axon loss are distinct from those of beriberi neuropathy.[n.neurology.org] Some patients complain of their feet burn at night, making it difficult to sleep.[ahni.com] Pure alcoholic neuropathy is distinguishable from beriberi (thiamine deficiency).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pellagra

    ‘The troops suffered from malaria, dengue fever, beriberi, hookworm and pellagra.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] Bleeding may result in blackened crusts Lesions may occur anywhere on the body especially the hands, arms, lower legs, feet, face, and neck (known as Casal's necklace) Lips[web.archive.org] Neuropathies may lead to weakness and pins and needles in the feet, severe burning pains, ataxia, nerve deafness, disturbances of vision, absent or exaggerated reflexes and[fao.org]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Dry beriberi : symmetrical peripheral neuropathy (sensory and motor), progressive muscle wasting and paralysis, confusion Wet beriberi : high-output cardiac failure ( dilated[amboss.com] […] sensation in legs or feet.[encyclopedia.com] […] cardiomyopathy ), cardiomegaly, edema Infantile beriberi : cardiomegaly, tachycardia, cyanosis ; aseptic meningitis with vomiting and seizures Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome[amboss.com]

  • Erythromelalgia

    Some with PNS involvement Metabolic Diabetic Acute: Lumbar or Thoracic radiculopathy; Distal sensory Chronic: "Small fiber" neuropathy Alcoholic: Acute Pellagra (niacin) Beriberi[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] See More: What Your Feet Say About Your Health Causes of Burning Feet Most often, neuropathy is the cause of burning feet.[webmd.com] Sensations in Feet Home Remedies for Burning Sensations in Feet Prev of Homöopathie: Globuli gegen Schwitzen So hilft Homöopathie bei Herpes Globuli gegen Schwitzen Tipps[pinterest.de]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    Gastrointestinal beriberi: a previously unrecognized syndrome. Ann Intern Med. Dec 7 2004;141(11):898-9. [Medline].[web.archive.org] The typical complaints of weakness and burning feet are often regarded as trivial by the attending physician.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Specifically, the clinical picture consists of toe paresthesias, burning in the feet, calf muscles cramping, leg pain, and plantar dysesthesias.[symptoma.com]

  • Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathy

    They include diabetic neuropathy, AIDP, beriberi, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, diabetic lumbosacral plexopathy, myotrophic lateral sclerosis, mononeuritis multiplex, and post-polio[synapse.koreamed.org] feet syndrome with worsening of symptoms at night Cranial nerve involvement is very common (especially of the oculomotor and abducens nerve ) Trophic skin changes ; (due[amboss.com] Tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline or anticonvulsants such as gabapentin are useful for relief of neuropathic pain (eg, diabetic burning feet).[merckmanuals.com]

  • Ergotism

    October 2017 Lariam The controversial antimalarial drug HTML JSmol Simon Cotton University of Birmingham September 2017 Vitamin B 1 (Thiamine) Deficiency of this causes beriberi[chm.bris.ac.uk] Anthony's Fire was the primary vascular manifestation, causing burning pain and gangrene in the feet and hands related to the arterial spasm properties of ergot.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] sensation in the feet in warm weather.[nejm.org]

  • Vitamin B6 Deficiency

    Symptoms of ‘wet’ beriberi relate to the cardiovascular system and include an enlarged heart, heart failure and severe oedema (swelling).[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] feet E53.9 ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E53.9 E51.2 Wernicke's encephalopathy E51.8 Other manifestations of thiamine deficiency E51.9 Thiamine deficiency, unspecified E52[icd10data.com] Can cause: Wet beriberi – severe deficiency associated with cardiovascular failure Dry beriberi – associated with nervous system, peripheral neuropathy Wernicke's encephalopathy[labtestsonline.org]

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