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What can cause tingling in my heel?

What can cause tingling in my heel?

Nerve: Compression, or inflammation to the bottom of the heel such as with a heel spur or plantar fascitiis. Sometimes, nerve impingement in your back or at the level of the tarsal tunnel can cause similiar pain. ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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What causes tingling on heel of feet?

What causes tingling on heel of feet?

This can be: An entrapped nerve. Sometimes referred to as tarsal tunnel syndrome or a basters nerve entrapment. If its on both feet it may be due to a systemic disease like diabetes. There are many causes, I am just mentioning common ones here. ...Read more

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What other problems could cause tingling in left heel when body temp rises besides ms. All mris negative for ms just t7-t8 herniation and L. Stenosis?

What other problems could cause tingling in left heel when body temp rises besides ms. All mris negative for ms just t7-t8 herniation and L. Stenosis?

Likely L stenosis: With limited information available I suspect the back problems are involved in your symptoms. A nerve conduction study might be needed in order to better explain your symptoms. Do discuss with your physician in order to pinpoint the cause for your symptom. ...Read more

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Can prediabetic neuropathy cause neck muscle cramp, tingling, heel pain and shooting pain in arm, neck and wrist? Or it's more likely to be sth else?

Can prediabetic neuropathy cause neck muscle cramp, tingling, heel pain and shooting pain in arm, neck and wrist? Or it's more likely to be sth else?

No,: neuropathic pain has a different character. Nerve impingement is more probable and can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. Someone who is using fluoroscope. ...Read more

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I am only 16 and have no health conditions. I get an occasional tingling sensation in my heels. What could cause this? Is it a concern?

I am only 16 and have no health conditions. I get an occasional tingling sensation in my heels. What could cause this? Is it a concern?

Should not be concer: If you are in good health and have had medical check ups with your pediatrician, than there should not be a concern. But if it persists and gets worse get it checked. ...Read more

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What causes leg tingling?

What causes leg tingling?

Nerve: This can be from nerve compression from a disk in the spine or arthritis. It can occur in patients with vascular disease of the leg.
It can also occur with muscle spasms in the lower back causing associated tingling in the extremity. If it's bothersome enough, see your family md for eval. ...Read more

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What can cause the tingling in my left leg when I lay down? I have had this condition for about 6 months now. I am 66 years old. I have had great p

What can cause the tingling in my left leg when I lay down? I have had this condition for about 6 months now. I am 66 years old. I have had great p

Sciatica: The sciatic nerve runs from your low back, through your gluteus muscle and down to your legs. Impingement in any part of the nerve can cause tingling. Stretching, warm compress, and anti-inflammatory medication can help alleviate your symptoms. If symptoms persist, recommend evaluation for low back disc herniation. ...Read more

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What causes tingling and numbing in entire left leg?

What causes tingling and numbing in entire left leg?

Nerve impingement: It takes getting a good history and doing an examination to know but you may have nerve impingement. You should find a doctor to work through this with you. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling up leg when I flex my toes?

What can cause tingling up leg when I flex my toes?

Multiple reasons: Initially would consider some musculoskeletal issue. Good chiropractor may help ...Read more

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What causes a tingling pain originating from the lower back through the leg to the ankles?

Sciaticia: There can be many reasons, but my first impression is a problem with the sciatic nerve, a large nerve coming out of the back, getting smaller and smaller until it ends in the feet. A neurosurgeon, orthopedist specializing in spine, or chiropractor may help you with this problem.
Your primary physician may be able to recommend someone.

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Could pinch nerve cause tingling in both arm and leg?

Could pinch nerve cause tingling in both arm and leg?

Yes: A disc bulge in the neck can catch the spinal cord and nerves. Lower back disc bulges do not cause arm symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it common for foot injuries to cause foot tingling?

Is it common for foot injuries to cause foot tingling?

Yes: Many injuries can affect the nerves in the foot, which can cause tingling, numbness or even sharp, shooting pains. If you are concerned get an exam for proper diagnosis and treatment plans! ...Read more

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I have tingling in my left foot what causes this? Nerve compression?

I have tingling in my left foot what causes this? Nerve compression?

Pinched nerve: To receive an answer that will be more helpful for you, you need to give more information...Your health status, any problems such as gout, diabetes or blood pressure concerns. You should state how long it has been a problem and what you do to make it feel better. Also tells us what it looks like. Is it discolored, swollen or point tender. The more you tell the better the answer. ...Read more

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What would cause tingling in the left side of my body? (from cheek to foot)

Neurologist: I would be concerned about a problem in the cerebral cortex in the right side of the brain. A neurologist would be best to evaluate this symptom and order the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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What causes numbness and tingling in top part of left leg while laying flat on your back?

What causes numbness and tingling in top part of left leg while laying flat on your back?

Possi. Nerve compress: Possibly either left sciatic or left peroneal nerve may be compressing in your laying position causing tingling in left foot. ...Read more

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What causes transient and single little spot tingling under left foot without any other symptoms? One day I feel, one day I don't. 30, male.

What causes transient and single little spot tingling under left foot without any other symptoms? One day I feel, one day I don't. 30, male.

Intermittent: You could have minor nerve intermittent compression affecting aural or posterior tibial nerve, both at ankle and perhaps dependent upon foot posture. Alternatively, might be an issue with blood vessel flow, but far less likely. A podiatrist might check foot and ankle positions and assist with preventative interventions. ...Read more

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What could cause the arch of my foot to begin tingling?

Nerve: A nerve is probable being irritated or impinged somewhere. May be result of another condition such as plantar fasciitis, tarsal tunnel or even lower back problems. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my back pain and foot tingling?

Pinched nerve: An injury to spinal disk or a nerve in the back can create both of the problems you mentioned. ...Read more

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I have tingling in my left toes on left foot. What causes this?

I have tingling in my left toes on left foot. What causes this?

Several things: This may be due to injury causing a fracture, it could be due to tight shoes compressing the nerve, it could be the beginning of neuropathy.
If persists it should be examined. ...Read more

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What could be the cause, if I am experiencing tingling in my left foot, primarily in the last three toes?

What could be the cause, if I am experiencing tingling in my left foot, primarily in the last three toes?

Nerve impingement: The most likely cause is pressure on nerve. This can be in the foot (neuroma or nerve entrapment), or can be occurring higher up in leg or back. Try a wider last and more supportive shoe. If this persists, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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While doing lunges had tingling/mild pain down lateral thigh in leg that was behind me. Cause? Okay to try to work muscle?

While doing lunges had tingling/mild pain down lateral thigh in leg that was behind me. Cause? Okay to try to work muscle?

Yes, but carefully?: You can pull the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve during activity that tightens the inguinal area, compressing it. If chronic, o recurring, it is called "meralgia paresthetica. You may have also experienced transient piriformis muscle spasm, which can compress the sciatic nerve of its branches. The problem does not seem to be a disc. I would slowly resume activity. If it recurs, see your doctor! ...Read more

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My left foot has been tingling for a few months. I have a pinched nerve in my lower back. Could that be the cause? What medication can stop this?

My left foot has been tingling for a few months. I have a pinched nerve in my lower back. Could that be the cause? What medication can stop this?

Could be: But you need further evaluation. Nervous conduction studies can be performed to see edict if any nerve is involved. Go back to you doctor for more evaluation. Treatment options come after the diagnosis. So get your accurate diagnosis first ...Read more

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What causes tingling in leg from knee down to foot?

What causes tingling in leg from knee down to foot?

Irritated nerve: Often sciatic nerve pinching or paroneal nerve pinching causes this. Neuological examination and EMG may be needed. ...Read more

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What causes foot and hand itching and tingling?

What causes foot and hand itching and tingling?

Fluid retenetion: If it occurs monstly in the morning, usually it is from redistribution of swelling form your legs to your hand and pressure on the nerves. Its a prettin common problem in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can extensor tendonitis in foot cause tingling?

Possible...: Tendonitis implies inflammation/irritation of the tendons - in this case, the extensor ones on the top of the foot. When they become inflamed, they swell and in turn can compress the cutaneous nerves that are on the top (dorsal) aspect of the foot and can conceivably cause tingling. ...Read more

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What can cause persistent tingling in right calf and foot with calf larger than the left?

What can cause persistent tingling in right calf and foot with calf larger than the left?

Get the leg up.: A larger than normal calf with persistent tingling should make you want to have it examined, and right soon. There is always a concern of vein inflammation that could become very serious and very quickly. Remove all doubt and have it evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Past 3 days between my 3rd and 4th toe on my left foot has been tingling and numbish. Causes? Big deal?

Past 3 days between my 3rd and 4th toe on my left foot has been tingling and numbish. Causes? Big deal?

3/4 toes numbish: Classically this could be a neuroma. There can be other causes, however. See your podiatrist who can take x rays to evaluate boney position and can develop a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Pain on top of foot, burning & tingling, radiates up outter leg almost feels like electrical sensation, what's the cause?

Pain on top of foot, burning & tingling, radiates up outter leg almost feels like electrical sensation, what's the cause?

Many possibilities: Unfortunately, the process of getting sensation from your foot to your brain has many steps, and as such there are many things that can go wrong. Some possibilities include pinched peroneal nerve at the knee, pinched nerve root in the lower spine, irritation in the spinal cord itself, or a problem in the brain. A neurologist can help localize the problem and determine an effective treatment. ...Read more

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Have severe back spasms with left leg numbness and tingling and pain, what causes this, also left leg sometimes gives out.

Have severe back spasms with left leg numbness and tingling and pain, what causes this, also left leg sometimes gives out.

Pinched nerve: Your symptoms, in particular the left leg numbness/tingling/pain/weakness, strongly suggest a pinched nerve in your lumbar spine. If your symptoms are progressively worsening, you may even need surgery. See a physician for further evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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What causes burning, tingling, and pain in my legs. It started in my left leg and is starting to spread into my thigh.?

What causes burning, tingling, and pain in my legs. It started in my left leg and is starting to spread into my thigh.?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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When I sit down I get a pain in my left calf and tingling in calf and foot. Recently began light treadmill. Any cause for concern?

When I sit down I get a pain in my left calf and tingling in calf and foot. Recently began light treadmill. Any cause for concern?

Yes, but don't panic: Sounds like a POSSIBLE problem involving the sciatic nerve or one of its branches, or a radicular problem in the lower back. See your PCP. As long as there's no serious or persistent pain or weakness the problem is mild, but you should have it checked out. Just tell your doc the same thing you've posted here & let him/her figure it out. ...Read more

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Can bad anxiety cause all kinds of pain such as 1 sided arm and leg pain stiffness & tingling etc! Had lots tests all ok. Told its anxiety..

Can bad anxiety cause all kinds of pain such as 1 sided arm and leg pain stiffness & tingling etc! Had lots tests all ok. Told its anxiety..

Anxiety: If you have undergone an extensive workup and all tests are negative it is possible you area suffering from anxeity symptoms but I am still concerned about the pain on one side of your body. Makes sense to double check with your doctor or get a second opinion. Try using the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz. Org website, full of important information. Best. ...Read more

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Would sciatica cause tingling and no feeling in one leg very suddenly? Also have a large swelling on the base of my back either side of my spine.

Would sciatica cause tingling and no feeling in one leg very suddenly? Also have a large swelling on the base of my back either side of my spine.

Absolutely: This certainly could be sciatica so you should get it checked out straightaway as you have an excellent health care system that lets you get treated easily. A pinched nerve which provides muscles w/the info to move can cause tingling & numbness as you describe. The swelling should also be evaluated by a spine specialist. Imaging, Meds & PT are likely to be used to help you feel better. Keep us posted. ...Read more