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A 33-year-old male asked:

went to chiropractor who did spine an neck treatment. now my little toes feel numb? should i worry?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
No: If the numbness is not associated with any motor weakness or bowel or bladder changes, it is probably safe to give it several days to see if it will resolve. If it does not get better, you would be well served to see a medical doctor for a complete exam and possibly an MRI.

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A 30-year-old female asked:

My littlt toe on the left foot is painful what could be causing it to hurt?

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