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what causes your feet to feel swollen and pins and needle feeling every night lately.

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Neuropathy: A peripheral neuropathy may cause those symptoms.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
Venous insufficiency: 54 yo with nightly "swollen feet with pins & needles feeling" might have incompetent leg vein valves leading to elevated leg hydrostatic pressure by end of day upright; manifesting as edema. Stretched soft tissues commonly elicit parasthesia-like sensations. A true peripheral neuropathy would be constant, absent swelling & more intense upright & bearing weight. Support hose & vascular surgeon?

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