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Numbing in toes?

Numbing in toes?

Neuropathy: Various causes, conditions affecting lower back, diabetes, b-12 anemia and excessive alcohol use are some common causes. See your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

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


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Is it normal if there is numbing in my toes?

Is it normal if there is numbing in my toes?

NO: It is not normal to have numbness in your toes. You can have numbness to your feet and legs from nerve impingement (back or along its course, numbness to the toes with nerve damage from diabetes, vit b deficiencies, trauma or heavy metal poising but it is not normal. If this is persistent and not relieved with appropriate shoes, rest and massage: seek medical intervention. ...Read more

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What would cause my left big toe to go numb sometimes other slight numbing on other toes. This happens with or w/o shoes on also sitting or standing.

What would cause my left big toe to go numb sometimes other slight numbing on other toes. This happens with or w/o shoes on also sitting or standing.

Nerve irritation: Numbness or tingling, similar to "pins and needles" is most commonly caused by nerve irritation of some sort. Diabletes for example can cause nerve damage and peripheral neuropathy. A pinching nerve in your back, hip, knee or ankle can cause toe numbness. Sometines, poor circulation, affecting the nerves can be the cause. If this persists, check with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dumbness in the side of buttock also behind knee tingling and numbing sensation in toes and foot.Back pain?

Radiculopathy: Most likely this pain represent lumbar radiculopathy, depending on the length of the system, you either can start physical therapy or see a pain specialist in your area. ...Read more

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I have started having a numbing sensation in my toes. This happens when wearing shoes. What could this be?

I have started having a numbing sensation in my toes.  This happens when wearing shoes.  What could this be?

Tarsal tunnel: In addition to morton's neuroma, tarsal tunnel syndrome can also produce numbness in the foot and toes especially when there is a flattened arch profile. Poorly fitting shoe gear can exacerbate this condition. Hey good history and physical examination and often diagnostic studies including x-rays can help to determine the cause of your numbness. Contact your podiatrist for an appointment. ...Read more

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What does experiencing numbing in right foot toes mean?

Variety of Things: Could be peripheral neuropathy, a neuroma, neuritis or nerve impingement. Follow up with you local podiatrist for further evaluation and care. ...Read more

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Have numbing in both big toes? I have aml does this have anything to do with it or the meds i take, not on chemo.

Have numbing in both big toes? I have aml does this have anything to do with it or the meds i take, not on chemo.

AML: Yes and no. It really depends if you've experience numbness before or had adverse reactions to your medications before or not. There can be side effects to the nervous system with any medication, not just chemo, etc, but they can be counter acted with other meds. Nerves are unpredictable in behavior when it comes to medication. ...Read more

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27 yrs had rod place in left leg that runs from knee to hip. Serve pain for a month in hip mainly but numbing all away down to toes?

Orthopedic consult: as soon as possible. I would also suggest a neurology evaluation, since a 1 month history of pain should be evaluated; however, if this is due to recent surgery, you are looking at 3-4 months for pain resolution. ...Read more

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Numbing and pain in big toes and right index finger my big toes are numb and sometimes painful. Now my right index finger is starting to feel the same way. The color is normal and no flaking of skin. Should i go to my doctor?

Your : Your symptoms may reflect something called a peripheral neuropathy. This condition tends to affect the feet first but may also affect the hands. The typical symptoms include pins and needles sensation, burning, numbness, and pain. Individuals afflicted with this condition may struggle at night because of restless legs. Balance problems are also associated and can lead to falls. The causes are many and thus you need to visit your doctor so the cause can be found. Many are treatable so do not wait. Well wishes and good luck. ...Read more

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What causes numb toes?

Back arthritis: Numbness in feet can be multi-factorial including low back problems, disc hernation osteoarthritis, peripheral vascular disease pad, sciatic pain. Neuroma of the feet, tarsal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Numb toes in the morning ?

Numb toes in the morning

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Please see below: This symptom might be caused either by the peripheral nerve or nerve root irritation. You might benefit from seeing your local neurologist in consultation and have electrodiagnostic studies of the legs performed for the establishment of the nature of your condition. ...Read more

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What's wrong if my toes are numb?

What's wrong if my toes are numb?

Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and 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 more

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What should I do about my numb toes?

Need more info: Are all your toes numb or just some on one foot or both feet? Are you diabetic? These are just some of the questions that are a key to a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why are my toes numb after waking up?

Etnter an answer sum: After waking the muscles are often tight, and blood flow decreases. Stretch before getting out of bed, and massage your feet to stimulate increased blood supply. ...Read more

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Which medical conditions cause numb toes?

DIABETES AND OTHERS: Numbness to the toes can be caused by many things including diabetes, vit deefeciancy, alcohol, nerve impingement and certain meds. ...Read more

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Why are my toes going numb when I work out?

Why are my toes going numb when I work out?

Check shoes: Either your shoes are too tight, too small, or being jammed into them with exercise. ...Read more

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Why do my toes go numb during cardio workouts?

Why do my toes go numb during cardio workouts?

Doctor can evaluate: Numbness can mean different things to people. Usually, numbness is the sensation one gets when a nerve is compressed or blood circulation is decreased. A primary care or sports medicine doctor can evaluate the problem. Maybe there is some spasm in the vessels during exercise, decreasing blood supply to the feet or toes; or nerve compression in the feet from swelling or from movement of the bones. ...Read more

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What does it mean if only my big toes go numb?

Nerve: Nerve compression or irritation, possible from shoes or biomechanical etiology, back conditions may also cause this. ...Read more