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I have a bunion and my big toe is numb

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Improper : Fit shoes, entrapment of deep peroneal nerve, low back pain, systemic disease , vitamin deficiency are other possible reasons to feel this.
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
Surgery - Hand Surgery 35 years experience
L4 nerve pinched?: The great toe is innervated by the L4 nerve root. Compression of the nerve anywhere from your lumbar spine out thru an area in the ankle called the t... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption,... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Unclear: Not sure why you had either/both of your plantar nerves removed - nor any past history of relevant diseases associated with a neuropathy. The innervat... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Numb: The numbness could be from a bunion pressing on the nerve to medial side of that joint area.
Dr. Gerard Kerbleski
Podiatry 34 years experience
Cold & numb : A toe that is cold and numb is a very dangerous situation and should be evaluated immediately. A cold and numb toe is usually the result of decreased ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Do you have back : Issues? Sometimes a pinned nerve in the back can cause these symptoms. Look to see if the toe feels cold or is actually cold......
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Risk of damage: It is not easy to determine why your toe may be numb, from the information provided. However a numb toe could lead to unrecognized injury and infecti... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Herbert Krob
Neurology 30 years experience
Symmetric : Symmetric numbness affecting all the toes, often making the toes feel "wooden" or "like balled up socks, " or "swollen" (without visible swelling) can... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
42 years experience
Numbness of foot: If you had a crushing injury to the foot and the nerve tissue was also crushed, the likelihood of return to normal sensation is low. However, I have f... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
Lost that feeling.: Foot numbness can be described as having a reduced sensation of feeling in the foot. It is generally a sign of an underlying neurological condition in... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Luanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
No: Acl tears are isolated within the knee. However, in extreme cases of swelling, the foot can become numb, though this is rare. More likely there is a s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
There are a few: Things that can cause this. The one i would be most concerned about is that you do not have a clot in your leg which potentially may cause both sympto... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Check with neurolo: sounds like a neuropathy. Check with a neurologist
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