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A 21-year-old female asked:

the outside edges of both of my big toes are numb. why is this? i suffer from chronic ingrown toenails, could this play a part?

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Reasonable thought.: That sounds like a reasonable explanation. The chronicity of the nail condition could cause congestion around the nerve endings. This could impede their ability to send normal impulses.
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
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Sep 22, 2015

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