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Numb Toes With Running Shoes
Top of foot pain,worse with light activity.Shoes roomy.Running barefoot feels good.Have to remove socks at work.Squeezing midfoot causes pain?
Get Tingling and numbness in the 3 middle toes both feet. stopped wearing shoes with heels 3 months. starting to run/walk. Have good shoes. No help.
Possible neuroma: your symptoms sound nerve related. When nerves are compressed in the forefoot region they become inflamed and sometimes injured. This condition is known as a neuroma. You have started conservative tx by getting out of the high heels and into wider shoes. Custom insoles with metatarsal pads will also relieve pressure on nerves. Try OTC NSAIDS. If symptoms persist follow up with foot doc. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Running barefoot is a fairly new fad.Change in activity, should be done gradually.When going from a good supportive shoe to no shoes, different muscle groups are worked and bone and ligaments are stressed differently.This can lead to overuse and breakdown(injury). If you are going to try barefoot or minimalist shoes, start with kicking around in them for few days, then short walks to running.Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 middle toes numb and tingly. Standing, pain in ball of foot and toes. Toes hurt when light pressure applied. Also they sting underneath on toes
Went to new podiatrist re: foot pain. No Xray. He taped my feet. Got worse overnight.Now both feet sore and burning mostly in area betw toes and arch.
All can be fine: This is hard to answer. It depends on the quality of the shoe, how well it fits the shape of your foot and, most importantly, how well it feels. As a rule, the thicker the sole, the stiffer the shoe, the better the support, the better the shoe is for you. It does mean that other shoes are bad. Using generalities, my best answer to your question, would be a good running shoe. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toes on left foot go red when standing in warm weather. Goes away when elevated. Also middle toes tingle.2cm callous on foot near toes
Vascular issue: This is not completely clear. This sounds vascular, and I suspect more likely arterial or venous. Your description does not help clarify the distinction. Things to consider is the fact that you're on estrogen, which can have vascular affects and can't even come what times, but I'm not ready to make that diagnosis. You can ask your position whether this can be related to your Crohn's or the therapy ...Read more
Painfully numb toes when weight bearing from 3rd toe to little toe? Even if bare footed. On both feet. Any advice please.?
Neuroma: If there is pain, numbness localized to 3rd-4th toes--podiatrist search for morton neuroma--but crowding the toes in tight shoe cause nerve compression in runners----other causes include tarsal tunnel, other generalized neuropathy--need good hx and exam and electrodiagnostic studies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left foot big toe feels tingly, just the tip and bottom. I have been wearing flats and wide toed supportive shoes. I don't run but walk a lot. ?
Nerve issues: tingling is a nerve problem. It could be coming from anywhere from your big toe up to your lower back. Locally, the nerve could be irritated at the big toe joint by how you walk even wearing the shoes you stated. It also could be a sciatic problem from your lower back. If it gets worse, have it checked. ...Read more
I have plantar fasciitis and spur at ball of my foot. New orthotics have an arch and I walk flat footed. Foot feels bruised. Try to adapt? Damaging?
Give it time: If you have just started wearing the orthotics, your foot may just need more time. Just like anything new, start slowly. Meaning, wear the orthotics in short durations and build from there. If the foot does not come around quickly, see a doctor to check the fit of the orthotic. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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