ErythromelalgiaOverview

overview

Erythromelalgia is a rare condition that causes burning pain and redness in certain parts of your body.

symptoms

Erythromelalgia mainly affects the feet. Symptoms include heat, pain and redness.

treatments_overview

Cooling or elevating the area may help relieve erythromelalgia. There are also creams, gels, sprays, tablets and medicines given into a vein.

causes

Often it’s not clear what causes erythromelalgia. Sometimes it's caused by another medical condition or a faulty gene inherited from a parent.

Page last reviewed: 26/09/2017
Next review due: 26/09/2020