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What could cause toe numbness at night?

What could cause toe numbness at night?

If U R a back sleep-: -er, it could B the weight of the covers on the tip of the toes, or if U R a stomach sleeper. This can cause some numbness on the tips of the toes. This is not the case if it's the entire toe. Otherwise i have no explanation 4 U. ...Read more

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Dr. Mak Yousefpour
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Foot Numbness (Definition)

Foot numbness can be described as having a reduced sensation of feeling in the foot. It is generally a sign of an underlying neurological condition involving the sensory ...Read more


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Could plantar fasciitis cause toe numbness?

Could plantar fasciitis cause toe numbness?

Yes: They could be enough swelling to put pressure on the nerves to the toes. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing foot numbness for the past couple of weeks; not pins and needles but a numbness and my foot near my toes feels "fat". What could be the cause?

I have been experiencing foot numbness for the past couple of weeks; not pins and needles but a numbness and my foot near my toes feels "fat". What could be the cause?

Symmetric : Symmetric numbness affecting all the toes, often making the toes feel "wooden" or "like balled up socks, " or "swollen" (without visible swelling) can be a sign of a kind of nerve damage called peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy can be caused by a large number of conditions, but in developed countries the most common condition is diabetes. Other things that can cause peripheral neuropathy include infections, vitamin deficiencies, and hereditary conditions. Other things that can cause symmetric toe numbness could possibly include problems affecting the spinal cord or blood vessels. Because many of these conditions can get worse or result in permanent injury if not detected and treated early, it is important to get the problem checked out. Starting point could be a primary care doctor ( family practice or internal medicine) who can determine if neurology consultation is needed. ...Read more

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MRI shows small herniation on l5s1, mass effect on s1. Numbness and pain are l5 dermatoes, eg big toe numbness, is this common?

MRI shows small herniation
 on l5s1, mass effect on s1.  Numbness and pain are l5 dermatoes, eg big toe numbness, is this common?

Complex: First you have MRI demonstration of S-1 compression, but you say your symptoms are at L-5, which raises question in my mind of an additional disc fragment affecting this nerve root. The complexities may affect a conservative approach to your problems, and surgery may be needed. Get opinion from spinal surgeon. ...Read more

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Big hard lump on top of foot numbness of big and second toe, hurts to touch above but not on lump do I wait it out or go to dr?

Big hard lump on top of foot numbness of big and second toe, hurts to touch above but not on lump do I wait it out or go to dr?

See foot doc: it sounds like you have an exostosis (bone spur) which is putting pressure on a local nerve causing the numbness. The recommendation likely will be to shave away the bump if my assessment is correct. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


Toes (Definition)

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