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Numbness In Balls Of Feet And Toes
I've been having slight numbness stiffness & cramping in my middle toes & severe pain in balls of feet especially when walking after sleep?
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 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
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?
Pain: Pain is always an indication that an evaluation is in order. See your podiatrist for assistance. ...Read more
Sudden, random numbness mostly on side of feet/pinky toes, numbness sometimes spreads to other toes?
What can I do to try to alleviate numbness in my toes/feet/shins? I've had it for 3 years. Started as toes & has grriwn to include feet/shins.
Exam: You need to be seen by a Physician to evaluate your symptoms. You will need blood work, x-rays, possible MRI of your lower back. I would start to evaluate also your foot structure to see if your feet need a biomechanical evaluation and orthotics to balance out your gait. But first make an appointment and start to get answers. ...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
Numbness, pain and prickliness on toes. (Left foot). No other symptoms. Just happened randomly. Is this normal?
Left foot/toes: Numbness with pain is not normal. Did you do any activities on it or injured it? Are you on your feet a lot in shoes all day? Are shoes tight? You may have a pinched nerve in the foot. I would suggest you see a podiatrist who can examine your foot and offer treatment options. ...Read more
Numbness in right foot (toes primarily) for 2 days. What could be the cause? I'm a 25 y o females w/ no health problems.
Check right shoe.: With no health problems and only affecting the right foot toes, a nerve in the area of the ankle or lower leg has been irritated and is allowing inconsistent conduction. Give it it a couple of days to see if is stops. If no, t then you may have to consult with a specialist. ...Read more
Left side of right big toe is numb. Numbness is the only symptom. Could this be a sign of something serious? Or just caused by being on feet a lot?
Bilateral numbness in my feet from the ball to the ends of my toes for about 2 yrs. I am on my feet a lot and I wear flats no heels or flip flops.
Neuropathy: Although there can be a lot of reasons for numbness to your feet, having numbness to both feet can come from menopause (assuming your age and gender are correct from the history above). There can be other causes of your neuropathy associated with back issues, other medical ailments, alcoholism, etc. Hope this helps. ...Read more
After riding bike in 50 degree temps, noticed big toes getting dark and numbness in feet. Recently noticed feet looking mottled when cold. Cleared up.
Could have been from the temperature causing a mild hypothermic reaction but closing down the blood supply.
Good that it is cleared up, but keep the feet warm. ...Read more
I've had consant pain in my lowet leg I also have numbness and pins and needls in my foot snd num toes?
Autoimmune Diseases: Diabetes is the most common cause of sensory changes in hands/feet. However, more often as not, diabetes starts out with burning pain, leading to numbness. Another possiblity is circulatory disturbances, caused by autoimmune disorders, such as reynauds or buerger's diseases. You may want to visit with you family physician about testing to see if you are haveing vasoconstrictory episodes. ...Read more
Get checked out: Need to rule out either a revenue entrapment or a vascular issue. Seek medical attention. ...Read more
Help! I just have sudden pain/tingling/numbness in big toe & unusual discomfort on soles of feet.?
Pain: Any description such as this merits an evaluation. See your podiatrist for that evaluation and a treatment plan. There are many possibilities here and may well encompass more than one problem. ...Read more
What causes numbness in one foot along with burning, excruciating pain in two toes of that same foot?
My 8 year old son has walks on his toes, complains of numbness in his feet at night and his big toes are starting to curl in.?
Neurologic: The symptoms you have described are suggestive of a neurologic disorder. A pediatric neurologist should be on your child's care team! ...Read more
Will massaging or soaking my feet help to make the numbness go away in my toes caused by wearing high heels? Possibly a pinched nerve.
Foot massage: Foot massage is extremely helpful for foot numbness because it increases circulation. Numbness is due to decreased circulation especially to nerves which alter sensation. It's not likely a pinched nerve per se but compression of all your foot structures. A soak and massage should be good....And laying off the high heels may be good too. :-). ...Read more
Have a numbness/tingling on my left foot on only the last 2 toes. Happened while I was lying down 10 minutes ago, hasn't gone away yet?
Nerve irritation.: This is likely due to irritation of one of the nerves in your distal foot. See doc if this persists. ...Read more
I've had transient numbness in 2-3 toes on each foot for 5 years. I think it's expanding to my calves. Is that weird? Is that even possible?
My 23 months old baby, was injected on the buttocks and 5 week now is experiencing pain at the toes, numbness of the feet and coldness at the feet?
Buttock: Injections are given in the upper-outer quadrant of the buttocks in order to avoid injury to the sciatic nerve. I assume this is where the injection was given. But we doctors don't have x-ray vision (yet), and not all sciatic nerves follow the anatomy book, so it's possible, on rare occasions, to injure the sciatic nerve even if the injection is given properly. ...Read more
Woke up on thurs with big toes numb. Right toe fine now left big toe still numb and hurts some numbness going up foot some on big toe side, what do?
See DR: If the toe is not back to normal in other day, then see your DR. ...Read more
For the past three to four months I've been experiencing numbness in the last three toes on my right foot daily for no reason? Should I be concerned?
Just a "thought":
COULD IT BE YOUR SHOES are too TIGHT???
Hope this "guess" is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more
For 5 years I've had numbness in the three middle toes on both feet. It come&goes but is present most of the time. What is this? I wear proper shoes!
I have pain on the top of my right foot. I also have numbness in my middle toe and some burning on the bottom of that foot, what could be causing this?
I have been experiencing numbness and cold in my feet for several days. It started as my whole foot but now it is only my toes. Should I be of concern? If so from what specialist should I seek attention and if not what are my next steps
That would depend: On what is causing it. If you find he etiology then that is how you treat the problem. So, is the numbness coming say from a back problem or a systemic disease like diabetes? Once, that is figured out then in the example I provided you try and control diabetes or you try and treat the herniated disc or radiculopathy in he back. So, finding the cause of the numbness is the plan. See your internist. ...Read more
Call your doc: This I not normal, assuming, it is a new problem. Call, the doc who, performed this, injection for a reevaluation. Occasionally nerves become, irritated during the procedure, and you need a correct diagnosis and prognosis. ...Read more
I have this weird come and go tingling and numbness in my right foot throughout 3 toes at the ball of my foot...What is it?
Probable neuroma: There is a high probability you have the symptoms of a morton's neuroma. A neuroma often causes tingling and numbness, as well as, shooting pain in the ball of the foot. Removing shoe pressure or placing a metatarsal pad behind the metatarsals on the bottom of the foot may help. A podiatrist may also try a cortisone or sclerosing type injection for relief. Surgery may be an option later. ...Read more
For the last 5 days my second and third toe are numb on my right foot. I feel nO pain just numbness. What could this be? I have no other symPtoms.
An enlarged nerve (morton's neuroma) commonly will give symptoms as described.
See a foot specialist (pediatric or orthopedic) for an evaluation. MRI or ultrasound will help confirm.
If numbness becomes more generalized then I would start with a neurologist's evaluation. ...Read more
I experience numbness and tingling pain in my toes when my feet get cold (had untreated frostbite 40 years ago. Is there anything I can do for this?
You may speak to: Your pcp regarding calcium channel blockers or topical nitropaste or possibly even viagra (sildenafil) (seriously) or another long acting nitrate. Avoid caffeine, smoking and get some warm socks (seriously) make sure you do not also have new onset of diabetes and peripheral neuropathy due to that or another issues such as thyroid disease or some neurological issue you are blaming it all on frostbite. ...Read more
On 4 drug TB trtmnt started in feb'15. 7-8 days ago started feeling mild numbness n tingling in both feet and toes. What is it? Should I be worried?
I get pain on my left foot and then the pain goes to my toes, then I get pain and numbness on my heel and toes it hurts so bad that I have to stop w?
From what you: Share you may have a few issues or you may have one issue and it really needs to be examined. It is plausible you have a tarsal tunnel syndrome. It is plausible you have a neuroma and plantar fascitiis together. A good foot doc should be able to get to the bottom of your problem. ...Read more
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