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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

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 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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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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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 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 are other causes of tingling in left foot from by body temprature rise besidesMS? I have L.stenosis&herniation of t8 pressing on cord. Mris negMS

What are other causes of tingling in left foot from by body temprature rise besidesMS? I have L.stenosis&herniation of t8 pressing on cord. Mris negMS

Multiple: Multiple potential causes, the lumbar stenosis and the T8 stenosis being just 2 examples. A neurologist might be helpful to give his or her opinion and a nerve conduction study could potentially give more information as well. ...Read more

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Very slight occasional tingling in left foot most prominent when in bed, but not constant. I have a sore back from lifting kids all day. Cause?

Very slight occasional tingling in left foot most prominent when in bed, but not constant. I have a sore back from lifting kids all day. Cause?

Nerve compression: It sounds like you have inflammation that is compressing a nerve and leading to your symptoms. The position you lay in when in bed is likely exacerbating the issue. Consider treatment with anti-inflammatories AND make an appointment with you physician to be evaluated and ensure that nothing else is going on. Proper lifting techniques are also important! ...Read more

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What are the causes of tingling in left foot and hand, and sometimes the face?

What are the causes of tingling in left foot and hand, and sometimes the face?

Tingling: This is serious condition, I would recommend you see your pcp as soon as you can. There are many conditions that can cause this presentation, from stroke, to migrane headache, metabolic conditions and even multiple sclerosis.
Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've been having chest pain sharp stab directly on my sternum and slightly to the left. Also numbness/tingling in my toes on left foot What could it be?

I've been having chest pain sharp stab directly on my sternum and slightly to the left. Also numbness/tingling in my toes on left foot What could it be?

Unrelated: Sharp pain in a 25 year old female just to the left of the sternum is most likely related to costochondritis although fibrocystic breast disease and fibromyalgia are also possibilities. Numbness and tingling in your foot is called "paresthesia" and is of neuropathic origin and unrelated to your chest. ...Read more

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Have a numbness/tingling on my left foot on only the last 2 toes. Happened while I was lying down 10 minutes ago, hasn't gone away yet?

Have a numbness/tingling on my left foot on only the last 2 toes. Happened while I was lying down 10 minutes ago, hasn't gone away yet?

Nerve irritation.: This is likely due to irritation of one of the nerves in your distal foot. See doc if this persists. ...Read more

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2 days pain in left foot. Feel sort of ball under toes no injury at all. Can't bend toes tingling, burnWorse upon standing and is swollen

2 days pain in left foot. Feel sort of ball under toes no injury at all. Can't bend toes tingling, burnWorse upon standing and is swollen

Plantar pain: May be Morton's neuroma or wart. For wart can try duct tape over the wart and over 7-10 days it should resolve. For Morton's neuroma may need injection. F/u w/podiatry or orthopedics

http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/topic. Cfm? Topic=A00158 ...Read more

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My left foot have some tingling feel like needle and also near the toes it hurt when I walked is is serious?

Could be neuroma: Tingling in the foot can be due to a number of conditions, both systemic and local. The most common reason for tingling in the toes when walking is a neuroma, which is an enlargement of the digital nerve. This causes pain, burning, numness and sometimes cramping., first approach is to try wearing wider shoes or metatarsal pads. If this does not work, see a podiatric physician. ...Read more

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Male, middle age. Have occasional burning/tingling sensation in my 3 middle toes on my left foot only. Not diabetic.

Male, middle age. Have occasional burning/tingling sensation in my 3 middle toes on my left foot only. Not diabetic.

A few things: It might be due to a nerve impingement such as a neuroma or tarsal tunnel, neuropathy from an underlying medical condition (thyroid, circulation, diabetic issues), pain from arthritis or part of raynauds. See a podiatrist to have this sorted out. ...Read more

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Woke up with the last two toes on my left foot feeling tight and tingling and it's still happening feels like their really tight like and heavy! Why?

Woke up with the last two toes on my left foot feeling tight and tingling and it's still happening feels like their really tight like and heavy! Why?

Foot numbness: When nerves become numb they alter our perception of normal sensation such that many times the affected area feels tight or heavy. This is like when u go to the dentist and they "numb " an area with novacaine, prior to working on it. I.e. Your lip feels heavy or tight ...Read more

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A sharp tingling pain in my left foot and down to the ankles and toes. I have a history of sciatica but there was never any pain on the left side?

A sharp tingling pain in my left foot and down to the ankles and toes. I have a history of sciatica but there was never any pain on the left side?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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I have pain pain in left leg. Pain is going all the way on back end of the left leg. I also have tingling in left foot and toe.

I have pain pain in left leg. Pain is going all the way on back end of the left leg. I also have tingling in left foot and toe.

Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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My toes is tingling and generating electricity in to my left foot and up to my leg shocking me non stop. 37 y/o f. Not at all physical but been walking lately. No back problems. Desperate to sleep.

My toes is tingling and generating electricity in to my left foot and up to my leg shocking me non stop. 37 y/o f. Not at all physical but been walking lately. No back problems. Desperate to sleep.

See neurologist: Tingling and electric sensations that radiate in an extremity (arm/leg) often are signs of a nerve problem. A disc pressing on a nerve is the usual cause but there are other problems that can cause these symptoms as well. Seeing a neurologist is a good place to start. If you are experiencing night pain, fevers, trouble with your gait, bowel movements or urination see doctor as soon as possible! ...Read more

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My scrotum has been tingling/numb and a discomfort. My left foot is also numb in the toes and I am slighlty sore in my groin. No visible changes.

My scrotum has been tingling/numb and a discomfort. My left foot is also numb in the toes and I am slighlty sore in my groin. No visible changes.

Neuralgia/neuropathy: Your presented cluster of symptoms strongly suggests developing regional nerve disorders (neuralgia/neuropathy) possibly related with pinched nerves. To verify, one needs more info on the detailed specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + findings of physical exam + testing as needed. How to get these done rightly? Go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wishes. .. ...Read more

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I have icy tingling in my left arm for months and now left foot?

I have icy tingling in my left arm for months and now left foot?

Progressing tingling: Please consult a neurologist, or at least your family doctor. These symptoms can be caused by problems in the brain or spinal cord, and should not be ignored. ...Read more

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My latest back episode is lasting 8 weeks now and I experience tingling in my left foot and numbness down my leg. What should I do?

My latest back episode is lasting 8 weeks now and I experience tingling in my left foot and numbness down my leg. What should I do?

See Doc: Symptoms that have gone on for this long should be investigated. Advanced imaging like MRI or ct may be indicated if pt and bt didn't help, more aggressive therapy like trigger point injections, or various spinal injections or more conservatively osteopathic manipulation or chiropractic might help. ...Read more

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I had tingling in my left hand for about a week then my left foot became tingly and now the left side of my face what is it please?

I had tingling in my left hand for about a week then my left foot became tingly and now the left side of my face what is it please?

Difficult Question: I would advise that you go see your doc for a complete history and physical. They may want to also do some blood work to check for the cause of your symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more