A 23-year-old female asked:
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why do my toes go numb when i excersize? especially when i am biking.

3 doctor answers
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several things: You may be putting pressure on the nerve. When you bike most of the pressure is on the toes and you may be irritating the nerve to the toes.
Answered on Aug 24, 2012
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Likely a : Compression neuropathy, so you have to figure out which nerve being caused by the position your in....Neurologist should be able to help you out.
Answered on Aug 24, 2012
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Shoes: Tight shoes.Also bike seats can cause the foot to go numb.
Answered on Aug 25, 2012

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Nerve: Nerve compression or irritation, possible from shoes or biomechanical etiology, back conditions may also cause this.
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Dr. Brian Wagner
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Numbness: It could mean several things. Without further information difficult to determine the possible cause. I would consult a podiatrist. Good luck.
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