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A 52-year-old female asked:

Numbness in 2nd and 3rd toes on right foot. pain in the tips of them with pressure?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bernard Stulberg
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 48 years experience
Possible: It might be something called a morton's neuroma- which usually occurs between your 4th and 5th toes. Try a metatarsal pad from the pharmacy and put it closer to the middle part of your foot. If it works use it until it quiets down- if not- see a foot specialist for a proper evaluation and treatment plan.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry 42 years experience
Possible neuroma: Could be a pinched nerve or intermetatarsal neuroma. While more common between the 3rd and 4th toes, it certainly is common enough. Visit your friendly neighborhood podiatrist for an examination.

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