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Numbing and pain in big toes and right index finger my big toes are numb and sometimes painful. now my right index finger is starting to feel the same way. the color is normal and no flaking of skin. should i go to my doctor?

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Dr. Donald McCarren
Neurology 38 years experience
Your : Your symptoms may reflect something called a peripheral neuropathy. This condition tends to affect the feet first but may also affect the hands. The typical symptoms include pins and needles sensation, burning, numbness, and pain. Individuals afflicted with this condition may struggle at night because of restless legs. Balance problems are also associated and can lead to falls. The causes are many and thus you need to visit your doctor so the cause can be found. Many are treatable so do not wait. Well wishes and good luck.
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