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I have a feeling in my foot like it's asleep and going up my calf and it's not going away. No other pain. Getting worried. No bites or injuries either?

I have a feeling in my foot like it's asleep and going up my calf and it's not going away. No other pain. Getting worried. No bites or injuries either?

Numbness: Any abnormal sensation without a known injury is something you don't want to wait on. Numbness and decreased sensation is usually related to a nerve issue. Definitely get an exam for the best diagnosis and treatment plan! ...Read more

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I have a tingling feeling in my foot some times that make me unable to walk. What could it be and should I be worried?

I have a tingling feeling in my foot some times that make me unable to walk. What could it be and should I be worried?

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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Lately I have been feeling off and on my foot and leg a little tingly and heavy and not to sure what it is? I live where the weather changes... I'm 25

Lately I have been feeling off and on my foot and leg a little tingly and heavy and not to sure what it is? I live where the weather changes... I'm 25

Mild sciatica: What you are describing is probably related to a problem with the main nerve that goes into your leg ( sciatic). You should see a neurologist or a spine specialist particularly if it is getting progressively worse or the symptoms have persisted for more than 3 months. ...Read more

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I sometimes have a buzzing / electric feeling in my foot which is continual and can last for a long time. Is that from nerves? What can I do about it?

I sometimes have a buzzing / electric feeling in my foot which is continual and can last for a long time. Is that from nerves? What can I do about it?

Parasthesia: Medically speaking, we call any nerve sensation a parasthesia. It can be your nerve that innervates your foot that may be irritated for some reason. It can be diagnosed more definitively with a test called emg. I would suggest doing more exercise and maybe taking some minerals such as magnesium and calcium, a multi vitamin may help as well. If it continues to be a problem, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have a pins and needles feeling in my foot that travels up my leg and makes my face feel numb. Whats wrong?

I have a pins and needles feeling in my foot that travels up my leg and makes my face feel numb. Whats wrong?

Not sure this could : Happen that way. The nerves in the foot don't connect with the nerves in the face, but obviously you do have a nerve related issue and should see a doctor for a consultation. ...Read more

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Do i need to get my dr to refer me to a specailist as I have chronic pain and altered feeling in my foot and ankle and significant scar tissue

Do i need to get my dr to refer me to a specailist as I have chronic pain and altered feeling in my foot and ankle and significant scar tissue

Foot & ankle pain: Yes. You should see a specialists. It's important to find the source of your pain and see what are the best treatments available to help your condition. They will perform a physical exam, learn about your symptoms, and possibly order some tests (emg, x-ray, mri...). Based on these, they should come up with a comprehensive plan to treat your pain. Hang in there! ...Read more

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I have a feeling of constant cramp in my foot. What could be causing this?

I have a feeling of constant cramp in my foot. What could be causing this?

Cramping Arch: Constant vs. Intermittent is the key. Constant cramping can be electrolyte imbalance, circulation issue, nerve problem. Intermittent cramping can be mechanical (the way your foot hits the ground), shoes you wear, or circulation. If the cramp occurs when active vs. At rest it is mechanical. If you have rest pain, get to a physician. ...Read more

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I have slight bee sting feeling ontop of my foot. Is that a feeling of nerve damage?

I have slight bee sting feeling ontop of my foot. Is that a feeling of nerve damage?

See below: It could be or it could be gout or you could have injured it somehow. If it does not improve, consider seeing your doctor for further evaluation. ...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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No feeling in my foot and it's no longer holding body heat?

No feeling in my foot and it's no longer holding body heat?

Be seen: It you are saying your foot is cold and insensate, you need to be seen immediately to be evaluated for vascular insufficiency in your leg. ...Read more

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A girl stepped on my foot with a stiletto and now my last three toes have no feeling in them and across my foot. What can I do for this?

A girl stepped on my foot with a stiletto and now my last three toes have no feeling in them and across my foot. What can I do for this?

See a podiatrist: A nerve may have been affected; however, you want to rule out other injury to the area including the capsules, joints and bones. Any injury to these areas could cause swelling that can compress/pinch the nerve and cause numbness. ...Read more

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I was run over by a Yukon Denali in dec and broke my foot in several place the bones have healed but I have no feeling in my toes I can not move them ?

I was run over by a Yukon Denali in dec and broke my foot in several place the bones have healed but I have no feeling in my toes I can not move them ?

Nerve damage: takes a good deal longer to heal....but nerves can "regrow"! You should see a neurologist with a backgound in nerve injury! Good Luck Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have numbness to my right lower extremity that starts at my calf down to my foot X 2 hours . It is a tingling numb feeling without burning.

I have numbness to my right lower extremity that starts at my calf down to my foot X 2 hours . It is a tingling numb feeling without burning.

It might be: A nerve issue or less likely at your age circulation if toes are pink foot is warm that's good monitor the situation and follow up with your doctor if the condition persists ...Read more