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tip of my big toe is numb

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Paresthesia.: As long as the problem limits itself to the tip of one toe and you have no underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, you might wait to see if th ... 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist....: It sounds like an arthritic bone ridge that is forcing a nerve to be compressed and irritated when you wear shoes. It may be as simple as stretching ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See foot doc: it sounds like you have an exostosis (bone spur) which is putting pressure on a local nerve causing the numbness. The recommendation likely will be to ... Read More
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Dr. Herbert Krob
28 years experience Neurology
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
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Toe problems : It could be due to nerve compression either from swelling due to standing or possibly due to some deformity of the foot. See a doctor for an examinat ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Get diagnosed first: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the feet. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with pain in in the foot s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not really: You have to determine the cause before you can treat the problem.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Nothing: You need to be seen and evaluated to find out why you have the numbness.

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