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Dr. Mak Yousefpour
85 doctors shared insights

Foot Numbness (Overview)

Foot numbness is a symptom in which a person's foot may feel heavy and has less ability to sense being touched.


Dr. Steven Sheskier
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
34 years in practice
1M people helped
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Does having surgery on stomache cause foot numbness?

Dr. Steven Sheskier
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
34 years in practice
1M people helped
Does having surgery on stomache cause foot numbness?

NO : No known relationship between stomach/abdominal surgery and foot numbness. Position of your body on an operating table for a prolonged period of tome can rarely bring out an underlining nerve impingement. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Mak Yousefpour
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Foot Numbness (Overview)

Foot numbness is a symptom in which a person's foot may feel heavy and has less ability to sense being touched.


Dr. Dennis Berger
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
5K people helped
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Can foot numbness come from change in level of physical activity?

Dr. Dennis Berger
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
5K people helped
Can foot numbness come from change in level of physical activity?

Yes: There are a number of factors that would influence foot numbness and activity level including pathomechanics, impingement syndrome, peripheral edema, shoe stability/fit/type, metabolic syndrome, repetitive injury, incomplete rest from previous injury. An examination is indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Scott Naftulin
Board Certified, Pain Management
29 years in practice
157K people helped
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Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Dr. Scott Naftulin
Board Certified, Pain Management
29 years in practice
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Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

It depends: The cause of the weakness and numbness needs to be determined before rendering treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Lorry Melnick
Board Certified, Podiatry
40 years in practice
225K people helped
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Any advice on what over-the-counter treatments could help leg swelling, foot numbness due to circulation problems?

Dr. Lorry Melnick
Board Certified, Podiatry
40 years in practice
225K people helped
Any advice on what over-the-counter treatments could help leg swelling, foot numbness due to circulation problems?

See a Physician: I do not think that over the counter products will help your circulation. You should see a specialist and have your circulation checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Board Certified, Podiatry
30 years in practice
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Can you tell me how do I get rid of foot numbness?

Dr. Thomas Inwood
Board Certified, Podiatry
30 years in practice
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Can you tell me how do I get rid of foot numbness?

Numbness: As stated determine the cause so you can get rid of the numbness. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Board Certified, Podiatry
33 years in practice
4M people helped
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What causes under foot numbness?

Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Board Certified, Podiatry
33 years in practice
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What causes under foot numbness?

Many things: Diabetic neuropathy, tight fitting shoes, nerve entrapment, neuroma. Best bet is see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Berger
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
5K people helped
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Can foot numbness come from change in level of physical activity?

Dr. Dennis Berger
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
5K people helped

Yes: There are a number of factors that would influence foot numbness and activity level including pathomechanics, impingement syndrome, peripheral edema, shoe stability/fit/type, metabolic syndrome, repetitive injury, incomplete rest from previous injury. An examination is indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kornfeld
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
382K people helped
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What can be done for crushed foot numbness?

Dr. Robert Kornfeld
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
382K people helped

Numbness of foot: If you had a crushing injury to the foot and the nerve tissue was also crushed, the likelihood of return to normal sensation is low. However, I have found that high voltage electrical stimulation therapy can be helpful with nerve injury and degeneration. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Bluman
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
18 years in practice
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What can I do to fix foot numbness and pain?

Dr. Eric Bluman
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
18 years in practice
819K people helped
What can I do to fix foot numbness and pain?

Get diagnosed first: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the feet. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with pain in in the foot should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
47 years in practice
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Can foot numbness be caused by a change in physical activity?

Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
47 years in practice
50M people helped

Yes: Tarsal tunnel syndrome may be worsened by marathon running or vigourous jumping. Involves entrapment of posterior tibial nerve at medial ankle. Getting off feet may help. A good podiatrist can benefit all of this. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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