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What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

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Dr. Ankur Dharia
Podiatry 21 years experience
So many conditions..: Vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, alcoholism, neuropathy, nerve compression/injury, radiculopathies, electrolyte imbalances, peripheral arterial disease. See you primary care physician, he/she can refer you to a specialist if she thinks there is a specific cause.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Podiatry 47 years experience
neuropathy: You should have this tested. This may be neuropathy or a pinched nerve.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Many possibilities.: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause of the neuropathy in order to obtain the best possible treatment.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2019

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