How often do you feel your legs are swollen, heavy, painful? We often ignore most of the symptoms with which our body tries to signal the presence of a he alth problem. See which sensations in the feet it is good to pay attention to.
The burning sensation in the legs is often accompanied by stiffness and increasing pain. Some of the most common causes of this burning pain are leg fatigue, general infection, nerve damage, diabetes or peripheral arterial disease.
Dousing your feet with cold water can significantly reduce the discomfort, but it is still a good idea to consult a specialist.
Swelling of legs
, when wearing uncomfortable shoes or after sitting/standing for a long time, it is normal for your feet to swell and feel heavy. Although the swelling goes away after a few hours, it can sometimes persist for days or occur more frequently.
Pay attention to this sign, because it often suggests retention of excess fluids, kidney problems,high blood pressure, heart problem even as a side effect of taking medication.
A large percentage of people report that their feet often feel colder. This does not always mean that there is a he alth problem. But chronically cold toes can be a sign of poor circulation.
The extremities are particularly susceptible to poor circulation, which can be manifested by cold sensations. In case you often feel your feet and hands cold, even slightly numb, it is good to consult a doctor.
Discoloration of the skin of the feet accompanied by itching
One of the most common causes of skin discoloration, peeling and itching is a fungal infection called mycosis. The reason for the appearance of this type of fungus is the humid environment.
between the toes and is more common in people who have poor hygiene, suffer from psoriasis or frequent sweating of the feet combined with wearing closed shoes made of artificial material.
Sometimes itching can occur as a result of an allergic reaction to creams.
Big toe pain
Pain in the big toe can have different manifestations. When it is concentrated around the tip and corner of the nail, it is most likely an ingrown nail.
But if you don't have a nail problem, you haven't injured your finger, the condition suggests a complicated form of arthritis known as gout. Rheumatoid arthritis can be another reason for the discomfort you feel. Its early symptoms begin precisely with discomfort in the toes and hands.