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A 21-year-old female asked:

Numb-like pulse feeing in foot comes/goes for year. horrible feeling in foot if don't wear socks- constant/ like foot being crushed. negative emg ?

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Dr. Jason Marchetti
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Need a good exam: Nerve-like foot pain with normal EMG/NCS may be due to Morton's neuroma. If you had trauma to the foot before this started, followed by a period of swelling, redness, hypersensitivity, should also consider Complex Regional Pain. Any rash, fever, nausea or other general/systemic illness symptoms also raise the possibility of an arteritis.

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