A 40-year-old member asked:
I keep getting the sensation of needle pricks and numbness on the soles of my feet..Pinched nerve?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Christopher Dowd answered
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Maybe: There are a few things to consider initially. A "pinched nerve" is one. Neuropathy from things like diabetes (or pre-diabetes), alcohol & a few other conditions could be an issue. You might have a foot problem such as a morton's neuroma or plantar fasciitis (which is often painful). This is a partial list; a good history, exam & possibly some testing could narrow things down & give some direction.
Answered on Dec 18, 2015
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