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Pinched Nerve Big Toe
Sharp sudden pain in big toe only lasts a few seconds then goes away happens periodically throughout the day ?
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
I have a pulling sensation on the top of my foot by my big toe I feel it when I rub against it or flex my big toe, could it be a pinched nerve ?
I don't : Believe they do.....Not in the big toe at least. Unless, there was some messed up anatomy this is certainly not typical. ...Read more
A pinched nerve at which disc level would cause numbness/loss of sensation over the top of the toes?
Stretching helps: Avoid sitting with wallet in back pocket. Stretching helps. Sometimes a heel lift is required. A low back adjustment may be necessary as well. If not relief with this or anti inflammatory medications, further testing, such as an x-ray, ct or MRI may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer