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Numbing In Toes
I'm having pain on right side worse in lower back and hip! it hurts to sit the pain also goes down my leg into my feet and I have numbing in 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dumbness in the side of buttock also behind knee tingling and numbing sensation in toes and foot.Back pain?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer