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Numbness In Balls Of Feet
I've been having slight numbness stiffness & cramping in my middle toes & severe pain in balls of feet especially when walking after sleep?
Possibly Neuropathy: Neuropathy is defined as damage to your nerves. This most commonly occurs to the peripheral nerves. The fingers and toes may be affected and can be quite painful. Patients may experience tingling, burning sensations, stabbing, or piercing pain, and numbness. This can lead to ability to move the toes being affected. ...Read more
I have fluid masses in the balls of my feet hurts when I walk can't feel them when I touch it numb toes and balls of feet arch pain?
? metatarsalgia: Metatarsalgia is a condition associated with significant pain and inflammation in the ball of your foot. Symptoms can also be associated with numbness and tingling. Foot pain, numbness, and tingling can be associated with neuropathy as well as other conditions. Discuss with your physician. ...Read more
Could pain in lumbar region going down my legs, balls of feet and toes go numb, with upper back burning be caused from a t11-12 bulge pushing thecal s?
I have abnormal lumps on the bottom of my feet. They send shocking pains. On my heels and balls. I have numbness. Both of my feet in the same place?
Abnormal lumps: Should be seen by a doctor. One possibility are plantar fibromas. These may or may not cause pain but usually don't cause numbness. You may have a concomitant case of tarsal tunnel syndrome or issues in your back causing pain to your feet. Best to see a doctor in person. Good luck. ...Read more
How long a day will I use the foot massager with tens, infrared and jade balls under my feet and the patches at my fingers for my numbness?
Palm & sole pain: These are very unusual symptorms and may represent a drug reaction or allergic response. Other rare forms are neuropathy. If you have excluded diabetes, I have heard that lyme disease may be another possibilty that may require evaluation. An EMG may provide some information. Vascular/autoimmune causes will need to be examined. ...Read more
Pain: Pain is always an indication that an evaluation is in order. See your podiatrist for assistance. ...Read more
Last night at freezing cold midnight we ran around the block barefoot and today the balls of my feet hurt badly and feel numb -- like they are asleep.?
Traumatic injury: You injured your nerves and the tissues in the bottom of your feet. They should recover in time. Minimize any further trauma and let your feet recover. Time heals...... ...Read more
26 yo female with severe knee and hand pain in the morning along with pain on balls of feet. Pain also in middle of night. Possible RA or Lyme disease?
Anything is possible: No need to speculate. Go see your family doctor for evaluation, testing & treatment options. S/he can refer you to a rheumatologist if necessary. ...Read more
A number of things:
They can include tight fitting stockings and/or shoes, overuse, neuropathy from diabetes or other medical reasons, a local nerve issue such as a neuroma or tarsal tunnel syndrome, radiculopathy- nerve issues in the low back or leg (such as sciatica) that refer pain down.
I would suggest that if it persists more than a couple of days and/or gets worse, to seek a podiatrist. ...Read more
Nerve irritation: Numbness is often a sign of a nerve being irritated or pinched somewhere. Diabetic patients for example get neuropathy. Vascular issues may cause numbness too, such as when you get "pins and needles" in your feet if you sit on them too long etc. If the problem persists, see your dr. And get evaluated and possibly have an EMG to start the diagnostic work up. ...Read more
PN: Sounds like you may have peripheral neuropathy, a type of nerve damage, which typically feels like numbness, tingling or burning in your hands and/or feet. Peripheral neuropathy can result from problems such as injuries, infections, diabetes, metabolic problems, medications, and vitamin B12 deficiency. There are many medications available for this condition. Get evaluated by your doctor! ...Read more
Pressure neuropathy: Any time one is putting pressure in an area where nerves are located in places easily reached by persistent pressure, will cause temporary damage to those nerves (like sleeping in the wrong position, holding arms over head too long, sitting too long--esp hard surface). When the pressure is relieved, the nerve function comes back and numbness goes away. The longer the abnormal pressure, the worse. ...Read more
Why numbness of the feet could result as one of the chronic complications of uncontrolled hyperglycemia?
I feel 3 days agotingling and numbness in the soles of the feet 'can bi deeprtion or anxiety? Or my medication?
For the last several months, I have been experiencing numbness and cold in my feet. Is this something to worry about?
Can you tell me the name of the rare disease where your feet go numb, and the numbness slowly works it's way up then back down your body?
Poss. Guillaine Barr: Guillaine barre disease is infectious or auto immune disease that affects nerves in body from periphery then progresses towards central body and if treated successfully gradually retreats over many months. Perhaps you are referring to this. ...Read more
I had a sudden onset of numbness/discomfort in both feet over a week ago. Hasn't gotten worse and feels different depending on use/body position?
Headaches on my left side only in 3 places 2-5 daily and numbness in either my Hans or feet only one at a time 2-5 daily started about 2 1/2 weeks ago?
New: needs eval.:
If this were chronic and in an otherwise healthy young person, most common answer would be stress. Complex biology but very common syndrome.
When the syndrome is new possibilities are wider. Pay close attention to where your hands and feet feel numbness (indicates involved nerves). Also pay close attention to when you DON'T have symptoms (at this time illness self-controlled). Report to MD ...Read more
Maybe: Sciatica usually refers to shooting pain coming from the back going down one (not both) of the legs. Regardless such pain represents an irritation of some structures in the body. Numbness represents a nerve (somewhere) not functionally properly. These conditions require an evaluation by an appropriately trained health professional. ...Read more
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