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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

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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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