A 42-year-old female asked:
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i bought new shoes and sometimes my feet hurt and my toes go numb. i can't return them. what should i do?

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Dr. Rudolf Zak
19 years experience Podiatry
Tight shoes : Don't wear the shoes.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Stop wearing them: If the shoes are causing this, do not wear them. Try different shoes: spportive and well fitting.
Answered on Oct 30, 2012
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below : It sounds like your shoes are too tight. Take them to a shoe shop and have them stretched.
Answered on Oct 31, 2012

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