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Pain and numbness in toe and foot. Could I have neuroma ?

Pain and numbness in toe and foot. Could I have neuroma ?

+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

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Neuroma (Definition)

A neuroma is a painful condition in which there is a swelling of a nerve that is usually caused by trauma or compression. It usually develops on the ball of the foot or between the third and fourth toes, and occurs more often in women. Common symptoms include tingling, ...Read more


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Stabbing pain in toes when walking. 3 middle toes are numb and sore Pain in ball of foot. No neuroma on U/S I have a heel spur, could that be cause

Stabbing pain in toes when walking. 3 middle toes are numb and sore Pain in ball of foot. No neuroma on U/S I have a heel spur, could that be cause

Toe pain: There can be many causes, bone, soft tissue, nerve and then off course spine issues. But more than likely it is from the heel spurs. The plantar fascia attaches there and then also to the base of the metartarsals ...Read more

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My big toe, 2nd toe, and 3rd toe are numb. I am negative for a neuroma. And my whole foot goes numb when i wear tennis shoes.

My big toe, 2nd toe, and 3rd toe are numb. I am negative for a neuroma. And my whole foot goes numb when i wear tennis shoes.

Numb: As the other dr's mentioned radiculopathy etc etc are all possibilities. One other is compression neuropathy . It is possible because you state your foot goes numb with athletic shoes, that something in the shoe fit or position of the shoe is compressing a blood vessel(s) serving the nerve(s) to the foot. A thorough evaluation by your podiatrist is in order ...Read more

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Numbness in sole & hot pain in feet. Neuroma?

Numbness in sole & hot pain in feet. Neuroma?

Maybe something else: Neuromas are impingements of the interdigital nerves, and usually cause pain and symptoms and pain in the balls of the feet and toes usually. If a larger area of the foot is involved, it could be tarsal tunnel- a nerve impingment at the ankle. See a podiatrist, as he/she can diagnose this, and help to rule out possible medical reasons for it (like in neuropathy). ...Read more

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My foot numbness comes and goes from neuroma. Is that bad?

My foot numbness comes and goes from neuroma. Is that bad?

Not necessarily: Numbness comes from compression of sensory nerves which supply the toes between metatarsal bones. Compression results in inflammation or swelling. When the nerve is compressed, inflamed, or swollen, sensation can be altered. Intermittent symptoms mean nerve dysfunction is generally not severe enough to cause permanent damage-but continuing damage can become permanent. Take action before then. ...Read more

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What helps with the foot numbness caused by morton's neuroma?

What helps with the foot numbness caused by morton's neuroma?

Numbness verses Pain: Morton's neuroma can cause a lot of different symptoms including numbness but as long as that does not affect the quality of your life, there may be no need to address this. Most patients do something about "pain, " but you can try a cortisone injection and this may help the numbness but not necessarily. Beyond this, there is nothing much that will help like p. T., shoes, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can alleviate the foot numbness caused by morton's neuroma?

Can you tell me what can alleviate the foot numbness caused by morton's neuroma?

Wider shoes 1st: Switch to a wider shoe in the same size, and possibly get to see a podiatrist for custom orthotics to be made for you. ...Read more

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Does anyone on here know about severe foot pain around the smaller, middle toes and "neuroma"?

Neuroma? Could be..: Neuromas are a common foot problem. This is due to damage to the nerve usually between the third and fourth toes. Symptoms can include pain and burning at times and numbness at times. Staying in a thicker soled, stiff shoe with plenty of toe room and good support can be helpful. Conservative care is most successful if treatment is early. If delayed, surgical excision may be needed. Dr. L. ...Read more

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Can mortons neuroma cause red painful toes when standing? Pain and redness eases when not on foot.

Pain? Yes. Red? No.: Morton's neuroma are affiliated with a "pins and needles" sensation of pain, usually between the toes but occasionally extending to the toes. (After all, the nerve fibers reach there). However, the "red" part has me confused. Does the toe blanche when cold? (Turn red, then white, then blue?) Are there "ugly veins" on the foot (AVM vasospasm)? Use HealthTap Prime to show a doc or TTYD to get a diag ...Read more

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