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Numbness in toes and pad of foot
A 41-year-old female asked:
I have severe numbness in the 3 smallest toes and the ball or pad section it's connected too. i have severe spinal stenosis and had a distectomy on l5?
Dr. John Goldmananswered
Rheumatology 57 years experience
May be spinal stenos: This numbness may be from the spinal stenosis. If it is new you will need to do neurological testing and imaging with MRI to see if there are new ne... Read More
1.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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Dr. Glenn Aufseeseranswered
Podiatry 11 years experience
Numbness: Many different conditions can cause numbness throughout the body. I would suggest being evaluated by your primary care physician to help determine th... Read More
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Arnold Bereshanswered
Podiatry 43 years experience
See below: Tight shoes, neuroma, swelling.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Pain in pad: This might be the result of high blood sugar levels. High blood sugars can cause foot problems. How often are you checking your blood sugar, and what... Read More
2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 44-year-old female asked:
The pads of my big toes are numb because i am on my feet at work for 7 hours a day. i also have painful knees. after 7 weeks its no better. advice? tx
Dr. Thomas Milleranswered
Anesthesiology 48 years experience
Toes: If numb toes only intermittently would not worry. If constant nerve conduction study might show neuropathy for which we don't have much treatment for ... Read More
3.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 28-year-old male asked:
I have 2 issues with my left foot. the first is a sharp pain on the pad of my foot between the 3rd and 4th toe. the second is a pain/feathering(?) between my big and second toe when i lift the second toe, this is also numb between the base of both?
Dr. Yvette Kratzberganswered
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Pain in the foot can be caused by injury (if you experienced a traumatic blow or pressure), muscular (if you overexerted by exercise or long standing)... Read More
Answered Aug 13, 2021
A 20-year-old female asked:
Sudden, random numbness mostly on side of feet/pinky toes, numbness sometimes spreads to other toes?
Dr. Per Freitaganswered
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S1 nerve irritation: Can be caused by high heeled shoes which are too tight. Nubness on the outside foot and small toe can also be caused by irritation of the S1 nerve roo... Read More
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old female asked:
What can i do to try to alleviate numbness in my toes/feet/shins? i've had it for 3 years. started as toes & has grriwn to include feet/shins.
Dr. Robert Rosensteinanswered
Podiatry 44 years experience
Exam: You need to be seen by a Physician to evaluate your symptoms. You will need blood work, x-rays, possible MRI of your lower back. I would start to ... Read More
3.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsosanswered
Podiatry 42 years experience
+Mulder's sign: If the pain and burning is primarily at the base of the 3rd and 4th toes, then neuroma is highly likely. If pain is aggravated by tight shoes or tigh... Read More
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 19-year-old male asked:
Numbness, pain and prickliness on toes. (left foot). no other symptoms. just happened randomly. is this normal?
Dr. Sanjay Patelanswered
Podiatry 34 years experience
Left foot/toes: numbness with pain is not normal. Did you do any activities on it or injured it? Are you on your feet a lot in shoes all day? Are shoes tight? You may... Read More
3.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 27-year-old female asked:
Numbness in right foot (toes primarily) for 2 days. what could be the cause? i'm a 25 y o females w/ no health problems.
Dr. Scott Keithanswered
Podiatry 46 years experience
Check right shoe.: With no health problems and only affecting the right foot toes, a nerve in the area of the ankle or lower leg has been irritated and is allowing incon... Read More
1.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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