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Hit little toe up wall caused pain and bleeding whenever I first get up in the morning I get pins and needles in that foot Nerve damage?

Hit little toe up wall caused pain and bleeding whenever I first get up in the morning I get pins and needles in that foot Nerve damage?

Toe pain: Whenever you bang your foot or toe against a hard object, such as a wall, you can cause some damage to the nerve endings of the foot and or toe. If the pain persists, you must have an XRAY and have your foot examined. Do you also have diabetes? This can also cause numbness in the feet. You may also need a NCS test of the nerves. See a Podiatrsit ASAP. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Nerve Damage (Definition)

A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more


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Can the nerve damage in my foot be causing my claw toe?

Can the nerve damage in my foot be causing my claw toe?

Probably: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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The inner side of my big toe on my right foot has been numb for 3 days now. If this is because of nerve damage, what can I do to alleviate it?

Which side are: You calling inner? Inbetween first and second toe or to inside by midline of body? Makes a difference with nerve pattern..... ...Read more

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I have a warm feeling on my right foot but its not a burning..? Its from the bottom right corner to the 4th toe on the top? Is this nerve damage?

I have a warm feeling on my right foot but its not a burning..?   Its from the bottom right corner to the 4th toe on the top? Is this nerve damage?

Get evaluated: I suggest seeing a local Podiatrist for an evaluation and getting a Nerve Conduction Velocity test of the lower extremity which will determine if nerve compression exists. This compression can be as high as your lower back. ...Read more

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Nerve damage prior to s1-l4, alif. Sciatic pain replaced by nerve pain in feet, esp big toe. Is this permanent or from surgery? How long to recover?

Nerve damage prior to s1-l4, alif. Sciatic pain replaced by nerve pain in feet, esp big toe. Is this permanent or from surgery? How long to recover?

Talk to surgeon: Need a diagnosis for new l 5 sympts after alif was this augmented with posterior instrumentation or stand alone alif if posterior instrumentaion used need ct scan to check screw postion could be disc pushed back into foramen or traction from distraction on a scarred nerve root some of these are correctsble some are not need a daignosis for new pain after surgery before prognosis can bediscerned. ...Read more

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Could a sprained toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Could a sprained toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Yes: If the toe is injured and inflammed, this can lead to contracture of the joint. This can put increased pressure on the metatarsal head causing causing irritation. A thicker, stiffer soled shoe with good arch support can sometimes reduce stress on the ball of the foot. Icing and antiinflammatories are also helpful. If symptoms persist, see your podiatrist. Dr l. ...Read more

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Can a sprained small toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Can a sprained small toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Yes: You may have damage to the tendon which attaches to the toe, or you may be walking differently and causing abnormal pressure and motion in other areas of your foot. ...Read more

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Possible for a sprained small toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Possible for a sprained small toe cause pain in ball of foot?

Yes: You may have injured the joint capsule or ligaments. If pain persists see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Sam Markzar
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Neuropraxia (Definition)

Neuropraxia is defined as a temporary loss of function of the nerve. Some nerves are purely sensory while others carry both sensory and motor fibers. Traumatic contusion injuries to nerves or nerve compressions can cause Neuropraxia. Sensory nerves like sural nerve in the leg or mixed sensory and motor nerves like the median and ulnar nerves in the forearm & hand ...Read more


Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more