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My Pinky Toe Is Numb
Probably ulnar nerve: The small finger's feeling is provided by the ulnar nerve. If this nerve is pinched, it will cause numbness in the small finger, and the side of the ring finger closest to the small finger. The most common place this nerve is pinched is the elbow, and symptoms are worse when leaning on the elbow or keeping the elbow bent. The nerve can also be pinched at the wrist, or the neck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My pinky toe on my right foot had been numb for the past 2 days. What are some possible reasons for this? Should i be concerned?
my right pinky toe is completely numb. it is discolored and on bottom of foot below my pinky toe is purple. toe and foot gets darker as time passes..
Did you injure it?: Check the nail - is there any particular swelling or pus-like material coming from anywhere near the nail? Are your toes rubbing against overly tight shoes? I am not sure why it is this way. Would be concerned about possible infection. Warm? Tender? Swollen? Pus? Red streaking? One option is to see you podiatrist for evaluation & treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My pinky toe, bone under pinky toe and side of foot by pinky toe has been numb for 2 months. What could be causing this?
May or may not heal.: The area you are having numbness in seems to be totally delineated by the 1st sacral dermatome. The dysfunctional nerves could be in the back's sacral area, the peroneal nerve in the knee area, the lateral plantar and/or the sural nerves in the foot. Something has disrupted the nerve impulse along this route and the result is numbness. To remove all doubt, a neurologist needs to be consulted. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
More information..: It is hard to speculate without more information: are any other fingers numb? Did you have an injury? How long has this been present? Does anything make it better or worse? Is it associated with any weakness? You really need to have an examination to get an intelligent answer. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer