A 29-year-old female asked:
i feel like im stepping on my nerves under my 4th toe. usually i feel it while walking and suffer . it vanishes automatically and recurs very often.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 31 years experience
Neuroma: The "nerve" type pain you describe is likely an inter-metatarsal neuroma, or swelling of the nerve. Have your local foot specialist evaluate if the symptoms are persistent or cause lifestyle changes.
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Podiatry 36 years experience
Could be a neuroma: If just 2 or 3 toes are "numb" this could be from a specific type of nerve irritation called a neuroma. If all the toes are numb, something else may be going on. See a podiatrist for a physical exam and diagnosis... Then specific treatment is much easier to recommend.
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Last updated Jan 26, 2016
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