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Numbness In Toes
Many things: For a healthy person, probably the most common cause is a neuroma especially if it just two toes that are numb. Other causes are neuropathy for example that whih is associated with diabetes. Tight shoes such as cycling shoes or high heels are another cause. I recommend seeing a podiatrist so you can have a thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more
+Mulder's sign: If the pain and burning is primarily at the base of the 3rd and 4th toes, then neuroma is highly likely. If pain is aggravated by tight shoes or tight stockings this would also be an indication. If the pain is relieved when you remove shoes and it feels better by rubbing the area, a neuroma is highly likely. Try wider shoes. Cortisone/alcohol sclerosing injections are helpful, then surgery. ...Read more
I would have it: Looked at...Certain spiders are more dangerous than others.... ...Read more
Will Lyrica help for nerve pain and numbness in toes caused from wearing tight footwear for years.
My feet are extremely swollen. Tothe point of havivg rolls on my ankles that have become dark and crusty in the creases. Pain numbness discolored toes?
Using an ankle boot for possible fx and pain in ankle. Have numbness in toes and sole electric pain shoots out. Boot makes these unbearable. Pls help?
Pain on rt side, lower back/butt, down the back of my leg, tingling/numbness in toes. Nerve/sciatica or something else? Pain relief suggestions?
Given Your Pain: 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
Back pain in middle of back and numbness of toes and fingers. Forearms and hands seem cold/sensitive. No initial outstanding event before numbness.
What could cause pain in top of foot right under two little toes? Also having tingling and numbness in toes with Raynauds symptoms in two little toes?
There are several causes of lower leg edma. It could be vascula problem or traumatic injury. Are these both legs or just one? And
that need to be considered to make diagnosis. ...Read more
Ever since my mother died not long ago, I have 3 attacks of numbness from toes to neck completly numb and was shaking and couldn't control my breathing?
Definately: The nerves that supply the sensation to the toes come from the spine much like an electrical circuit. ...Read more
May or may not be secondary to the swelling. You need to find out why you are getting the swelling: is it chronic venous insufficiency? Hypertension? A leaky heart valve? Kidney problem? Side effect of medication? Too much salt in your diet? An occupation where you stand alot?
A follow up with a doctor is the best way to solve the issue. ...Read more
Numbness of toes after last cycle of chemo to treat breast cancer, when will it return to normal?
Takes a while: It may take a while-several months to a few years to have the symptoms subsided. Be patient. You may want to try vit b1, b6, b12. ...Read more
Peripheral neuropathy diagnosed for numbness in toes. Blood work and emg clean. Thoughts on next step md seems unclear on direction to go.?
One needs to: Understand there is a difference between large nerve and small nerve fiber disease. If there is a negative emg/ncv which is testing large nerve fibers perhaps you have small nerve fiber disease, which can be tested by epidermal nerve fiber density testing. This is done via a small 3mm skin biopsy. Various treatments would include metanx if positive result. ...Read more