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A 47-year-old member asked:

My feet start tingling and my toes go numb whenever i walk. what causes this?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 34 years experience
See a doctor: There are many reasons for tingling and numbness in the feet, such as neuropathy of diabetes, thyroid issues, spine issues, nerve irritations among others. See a doctor to help diagnose, then treat this problem.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

What would cause my toes & the pads on my feet to go numb?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
Podiatry 11 years experience
Numbness: Many different conditions can cause numbness throughout the body. I would suggest being evaluated by your primary care physician to help determine the cause of the numbness. Once the cause is found, treatment can begin.
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Last updated Sep 11, 2018
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