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i have numbness on the left side of my foot almost to the ankel

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
R. Arthritis: Since you already carry a diagnosis of ra, it is most likely a flare up in ankle. Numbness is probably temporary till flare up subsides with appropria ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Jay Abeles
31 years experience Podiatry
Not only a sprain: A sprained ankle is a very vague term for an ankle injury. A sprained ankle can have numerous pathologies. A simple sprain is a slight stretching of a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Specialist: I have found that the best course in postinjury prolonged chronic ankle problems is to be examined and treated by an orthopedic surgeon with special ... Read More
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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Scarring on nerve: The fact that there is numbness described leads me to believe that there is nerve compressed. After 11 weeks from an ankle sprain, pain should have s ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Could be a nerve problem of circulation problem or both. See you doctor soon for an evaluation.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience Podiatry
Nerve issue: any back pain. Any shooting pain to calf or thigh. Disk issue
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Patel
31 years experience Podiatry
Pain with burning : And numbness into your toe sounds like a neuroma. A nerve which might be irritated or compressed. Wear loose shoes and seek a podiatrist help if your ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Nerve injury or comp: It would be important to rule out spinal stenosis as the cause. An MRI would be a good idea.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
Without : Without more information, it's impossible for me to give you a meaningful answer. If you've been having heel pain and walking in such a way as to avo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Bromson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a doctor: There are many causes of foot pain, but without more history, it is difficult to even suggest what could be causing your pain. If it has been present ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
49 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
You need work-up: Ther is more than one cause of symptoms like yours.You need a neurologic work up.Have your primary doctor refer you to a neurologist.
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A member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Tendinitis: You may be suffering from tendinitis.
A male asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
20 years experience Podiatry
Numbness: Numbness is almost always associated with a nerve disorder. The affected skin may also be affected by a nerve, as the autonomic nervous system may be ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: You should see a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
The : The numbness and tingling you are experiencing in your leg after a back injury could indeed be nerve damage or compression from a herniated disc. The ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: You may have a fracture of your foot with referred pain up to your knee or you could have a peroneal nerve tendinitis. See a podiatrist or a sports me ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Roth
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Sciatica: This is what is commonly called sciatica but properly described as radiculopathy. The fact that it's distribution of tingling extends into the toe, it ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sreedhar Samudrala
23 years experience Family Medicine
Come in and be seen: Come be seen.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
May have : Pinched nerve like a neuroma, check shoes make sure the size is correct.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Cause of pain may include tight shoes, sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. Th ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Phlebitis: If you have direct pain along the vein it may be inflamed which is called phlebitis. The top of the foot is an area that can be easily inflamed from t ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, if new symptoms: Numbness, tingling, strange pains, or electrical sensations mean that the nerve to the skin is compressed or already damaged. Inability to do muscle m ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would recommend: you see a foot and ankle doctor. The doctor ail likely take X-rays to make sure there is no injury to the bone and be able to offer you a diagnosis an ... Read More

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