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i have a bunion and my big toe is numb

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Bunions and the deformity associated w/ them( hallux valgus) can press on the second toe and cause deformity ( hammertoes, etc.). Pressure on the seco ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Abeles
31 years experience Podiatry
Possibly: A bunion deformity can cause limited motion at the big toe joint which can intern cause more pressure at the next joint which can cause a pressure neu ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Numb: The numbness could be from a bunion pressing on the nerve to medial side of that joint area.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Improper : Fit shoes, entrapment of deep peroneal nerve, low back pain, systemic disease , vitamin deficiency are other possible reasons to feel this.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherry Ransom
32 years experience Podiatry
Shoes,long toes: is your shoe probably too short. You could have a long toe. The darkened toe could be due to repetitive trauma see a specialist
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Not normal, call doc to alert him/her to the loss of sensation and movement now.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
Neuropathy: Sounds like a peripheral neuropathy perhaps due to compression of a local nerve or other causes. See a neurologist for evaluation , diagnosis, and t ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Need to see your doc: You need to go back and see your doctor and discuss your concerns and see what suggestions they have. If not happy after that seek a 2nd opinion.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Aufseeser
47 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Numbness can be caused by diabetes, pressure from an ingrown toe nail, injury, arthritis, tight shoes, frostbite, and others. Have it checked ... Read More
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