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A 41-year-old member asked:

i have numbness and strange bumps on my inner middle and fourth toe!?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
My be fungus: If these are small water blisters they may be a sign of fungus. If they persist see a doctor.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Possibly...: Sounds like may be fungal - if not better with trial of otc tinactin, (tolnaftate) see a physician. Other possibility may be contact dermatitis from walking barefoot into something like poison ivy. Numbness could also be result of swelling or nerve irritation from virus. Painful? Itchy?

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A 38-year-old male asked:

Have on and off again numbness in big toe since stubbing it this summer?

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A 45-year-old female asked:

My big toe is partially numb after my sesamoidectomy 3 weeks ago. Will the numbness go away? How long does this take?

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Numbness: Surgery may cause tissue irritation (expected). Tissue healing involves the skin, soft tissue , and surrounding nerves. It could take 9 months for healing including the numbness (neuroma). If you can move you toes, then nerve us not damaged. Massage area it helps healing, give it time.
A 71-year-old member asked:

I play tennis 4-6 times a week. I recently noticed a numbness on the inside of my big toe. Anything to worry about?

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Dr. Thomas Byrnes
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How do Ur shoes fit?: Are your shoes new? Or old? Do you have any other symptoms of numbness elsewhere? Pain? Does your back hurt? Have you changed your playing style, serve or playing surface? These are things to evaluate as potential causes.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What causes numbness of middle toe?

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A member asked:

I have a burning and numbness in the end of my big toe and down the outside?

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Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 49 years experience
Nerve pain: Very often the nerve on the top of the foot is injured. Shoes can compress the nerve and cause. Remove all pressure and give it a few days. If it persists see your podiatrist.

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