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Sudan
A 20-year-old female asked:

My toe always feels numb for sometime when i wake up from sleep & its only the right leg. when i walk it feels like have being choked with needle.

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Dr. David Masiello
Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
Neuropathy: This could be a sign of neuropaty, a problem with the sensory nerves. There are many causes of neuropathy, the most common is diabetes. Appropriate testing and evaluation will lead to the underlying problem
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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 46 years experience
It's positioning.: If this numbness only occurs after you arise from sleeping, I would be start evaluating the position you sleep in. This could be a transient neuritis due, in part, to the way your leg and/or your back is positioned during sleep.
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Last updated Jan 21, 2018

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