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Hello. Numbness and occasional pin prick sensation on my second toe on my right foot. Highly localized, near tip of toe in area touching big toe, .?

Hello. Numbness and occasional pin prick sensation on my second toe on my right foot. Highly localized, near tip of toe in area touching big toe, .?

Is the second toe: The longest toe? Is it hammered at all? These are things to consider.....a nerve entrapment or neuroma is a possibility as well.....that's where I would start. ...Read more

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I worked 8 hours today and I'm now experiencing pin prick sensation in soles of feet is that normal?

I worked 8 hours today and I'm now experiencing pin prick sensation in soles of feet is that normal?

No: It depends on whether you have comorbid conditions including diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, peripheral arterial disease, anemia, etc. You don't list any of these and given your young age, it's unusual. See your physician for an evaluation. Http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia. Htm ...Read more

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Week 2 recovering from pneumonia, and I am having a strange pin prick sensation on my skin. Randomly and feels like individual pricks. Related?

Week 2 recovering from pneumonia, and I am having a strange pin prick sensation on my skin. Randomly and feels like individual pricks. Related?

PNA complication: It is impossible to determine the cause of your symptoms based on your question. A Virtual Consult is suggested. Some antibiotics (e.g. fluoroquinolones) that are commonly used in treatment of pneumonia can cause peripheral neuropathy withing few days after the medication is started or stopped. I such is the case the antibiotic should be stopped and the prescribing doctor notified right away. ...Read more

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I have a pin prick sensation and pain on my left fore head near that left artery... what may be the reason?

I have a pin prick sensation and pain on my left fore head near that left artery... what may be the reason?

Head pain: Get an evaluation. You could have temporal arteritis, an inflammation which is diagnosed by a blood test (sed rate) and biopsy of the temporal artery on the side of you forehead. ...Read more

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Sharp pin prick sensation in right eye. Lasts only a second, but has been occurring regularly for about a week. What could be causing this.

Sharp pin prick sensation in right eye. Lasts only a second, but has been occurring regularly for about a week. What could be causing this.

Many causes: This might be caused by interning eyelashes, foreign bodies, calcified sub conjunctival granulomas, recurrent erosion syndrome, dry eyes and allergies among other causes. ...Read more

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The left side/bottom of my right foot gets a strange shock sensation when I walk then goes to pins and needles when not moving no noticeable swelling?

The left side/bottom of my right foot gets a strange shock sensation when I walk then goes to pins and needles when not moving no noticeable swelling?

Get an EMG: Evaluation by a neurologist or PM&R physician would be helpful. An EMG may be needed to determine precisely where your sensations are likely coming from.

*An EMG is a neurophysiologic test that uses electrodes, small electrical shocks and very fine needles to assess the function of nerves. ...Read more

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Feet tingle. Not alll the time. Radiates up left leg to knee. Rub the bottom on my feet I feel a prickly sensation on ball of foot and arch.

Feet tingle. Not alll the time. Radiates up left leg to knee. Rub the bottom on my feet I feel a prickly sensation on ball of foot and arch.

NERVE DAMAGE: It could be a sign of NEUROPATHY (nerve damage).
Recommend detail neurological evaluation.
It could be simple pressure related nerve damage of the sole vs diffuse peripheral Neuropathy due to various causes. Most common causes for Neuropathy are Diabetes and Alcohol abuse. ...Read more

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What happens with pinal manipulation under anesthesia?

What happens with pinal manipulation under anesthesia?

See below: The use of spinal manipulation under anesthesia is done by chiropractors. Once you are completely relaxed under anesthesia the chiropracter will flex and press on your spine. Iit has not been verified as effective by independent studies. I would check the MRI or ct used to make this decision with an md before proceeding. ...Read more

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I have this weird feeling in the bottom of my left leg along with small red spots the size of pin pricks and itching. Gets better if I straighten it.

I have this weird feeling in the bottom of my left leg along with small red spots the size of pin pricks and itching. Gets better if I straighten it.

Need more info: There are many possible causes of abnormal sensations and red pin prick rash on the leg. If this is of concern I suggest that you get an evaluation. You also could take a photograph and request review during a virtual consUlt with a doctor on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Bottom of heel pops when go onto tiptoe. Feels like strumming of harp strings, followed by cold tingling sensation in heel & ankle. What can this be?

Bottom of heel pops when go onto tiptoe. Feels like strumming of harp strings, followed by cold tingling sensation in heel & ankle. What can this be?

Cord or Chord??: The cold, tingling sensation of the heel and ankle is be caused by a temporary disruption of normal nerve impulses in a rather substantial nerve supplying the heel and ankle. The cause is no doubt from the harp string strumming and popping of one or more of the various, rather robust soft tissue elements located in that area of the foot. Start the evaluation by a seeing a specialist of foot/ankle. ...Read more

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How do I treat a puncture wound in bottom of heel?

How do I treat a puncture wound in bottom of heel?

Disinfect with: Alcohol or betadine solution, see a physician/ er to make sure no foreign body is retained and the wound is cleaned out better, may need the rx for antibiotics. ...Read more

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Pain in heel & near toes, top & bottom of foot, hard to walk, pins and needles off and on, it's been like this for about 4weeks, what could it be?

Pain in heel & near toes, top & bottom of foot, hard to walk, pins and needles off and on, it's been like this for about 4weeks, what could it be?

Just in one foot?: If the symptoms are just in one foot, and they affect the top and bottom of your foot, then radiculopathy may be the cause. This is a condition where nerve roots in the back are compressed. This normally affects one side. Another possible cause is peroneal neuropathy, which is often caused by crossing the legs too much. ...Read more

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Pin Pricking sensation in the left armpit. Female 49 years old.

Pin Pricking sensation in the left armpit. Female 49 years old.

Nerve: The symptoms you describe involves the nerves. Do you have an infection causing the lymph nodes to press down on the nerves in this area? Could have other causes of referred nerve irritation from the neck. See a Doctor for check up and labs. ...Read more

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What causes a warming sensation on bottom of right foot?

What causes a warming sensation on bottom of right foot?

Sometimes: This could be a nerve entrapment locally in the foot or even as high as the back. Sometimes this can come from a side effect of chemotherapy or systemic disease like diabetes... ...Read more

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What would cause a burning sensation on the bottom of my foot?

What would cause a burning sensation on the bottom of my foot?

Nerves: Most burning type of pain is caused by a nerve problem.
Depending on the location of the pain on the bottom of the foot it may be caused by plantar fasciitis entrapping the nerve at the side & bottom of the heel. If at the level of the toes it could be a neuroma. If you are a diabetic it could be neuropathy.
If it persists you need to see someone. ...Read more

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I have a pin pricking sensation and pain. .. It started two days before. What may be the reason?

I have a pin pricking sensation and pain. .. It started two days before. What may be the reason?

Insufficent data: Unfortunately, you have neglected to mention where you are having these feelings. Please repost with this information. Your question cannot be answered otherwise. ...Read more

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I have a warm sensation on the bottom of my right foot that comes and goes what could that be caused from?

I have a warm sensation on the bottom of my right foot that comes and goes what could that be caused from?

Burning Foot: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of foot burning sensation. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms. Diabetes, peripheral artery disease, peripheral neuropathy, claudication pain, sun burn, chemical burn, heat burn, peripheral nerve trauma, peripheral nerve compression, sciatica, cold, cerebrovascular accident. ...Read more

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I have a vibrating sensation at just one point in the bottom of my left foot. The feeling comes and goes. No pain or swelling. Age : 24, healthy male.

I have a vibrating sensation at just one point in the bottom of my left foot. The feeling comes and goes. No pain or swelling. Age : 24, healthy male.

Vibration in foot: Hello~ I am sure you are thinking that this is some kind of long tract cerebellar symptom. If it were, it would usually appear with other cerebellar signs of ataxia and asterixis. If you can pinpoint it to one place you will probably find a little lump signifying a NEUROMA. This can easily be removed. Not unreasonable to see your doc for this thanks ...Read more

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How to treat burning sensation on bottome of foot?

How to treat burning sensation on bottome of foot?

SOME THOTS: You could possess a local nerve compressive phenomenon, such as tarsal tunnel syndrome, but might be also developing a systemic peripheral neuropathy. On occasion, plantar fasciitis or even heel spurs are the culprits. A podiatrist can ferret out the answer and perhaps provide control or alleviation. ...Read more

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I have pins and neddles in my left leg and foot as well as dull sensation, what should I do?

I have pins and neddles in my left leg and foot as well as dull sensation, what should I do?

Get it checked: You may have a pinched nerve in your back causing this sensation in your left leg. You should have it checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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Why do my feet sweat excessively and why do I get strange sensation on the bottom of my foot?

Why do my feet sweat excessively and why do I get strange sensation on the bottom of my foot?

Sweaty Feet: The bottom of the foot has special exocrine sweat glands that produce an oil-like sweat and it is normal to experience heavy swearing and varies for each person. If you are having nerve issues on the bottom of the feet, you need to have a vascular evaluation by a foot specialist.

Best Regards: Dr. Reed ...Read more

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I have pins and needles/tingling sensation in my right arm and leg?

I have pins and needles/tingling sensation in my right arm and leg?

Possible stroke: If they suddenly came on and have persisted this may be a sensory type of stroke. You should head to an ER. ...Read more

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I fell now I'm feelingburning sensation from the bottom of my ankle midway up to the side of my leg and its puffy a little bruised not a lot though?

I fell now I'm feelingburning sensation from the bottom of my ankle midway up to the side of my leg and its puffy a little bruised not a lot though?

Sprained Ankle: Sounds like you sprained your ankle a little bit. Its typical to have some bruising and referred pain. Ice, ibuprofen or naproxen will help. Keep walking on it as tolerated. It should get better on its own in a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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A small sized lump pops out on the bottom front side left leg whenever I stand. It isn't painful but aches and tugging sensation. What could this be?

A small sized lump pops out on the bottom front side left leg whenever I stand. It isn't painful but aches and tugging sensation. What could this be?

Sprain or Overuse: Men in their late 20's with tugging and aching areas of lower legs may be overdoing it. If you think you are overusing a joint, cut back on your exercise routine and ice the area until it's on the mend. ...Read more

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The right bottom half of my leg is having a tingling sensation. I have a vericose vein and have been having sharp pains in that area. What could it b?

The right bottom half of my leg is having a tingling sensation. I have a vericose vein and have been having sharp pains in that area. What could it b?

Physician Review: Varicose veins of the lower extremities can have various sources. The varicose veins are a result of pooling of blood with increased venous blood pressure. The best way to close the varicose veins can be determined on physical exam and a focus venous ultrasound examination by a physician skill in treating venous disease. Check out the american venous forum or american college of phlebology. ...Read more