Erythromelalgia is a rare disorder that results from enlarged blood vessels in the feet. Because the blood vessels are open or dilated, oxygen and heat from the blood is discharged into the tissues, making the feet turn red and feel hot all the time. Prescription medications that restrict the opening of the blood vessels is the typical treatment.
Note: Please consult your physician before taking any medications.
Chilblains (cold feet)
Chilblains are caused by the skin’s abnormal reaction to cold. Circulation is a determining factor for chilblains; people with poor [...]
Alcoholic peripheral neuropathy is a nerve loss condition in the foot caused by the prolonged use of alcoholic beverages. Ethanol, [...]
Acrocyanosis is a painless disorder that affects the arteries supplying blood to the skin of the hands and feet. These [...]
Ischemic foot refers to a lack of adequate arterial blood flow from the heart to the foot. There are a [...]
A neuroma is an enlarged, benign growth of nerves, most commonly between the third and fourth toes. Neuromas are caused [...]
Spasms are contractions of the hands, thumbs, feet, or toes and are sometimes seen with muscle cramps, twitching, and convulsions. [...]
Venous stasis is a loss of proper function in the leg veins that normally carry blood back toward the heart. [...]