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Water in feet due to nerves damage which can cause numbness in feet and imbalance. What is the remedy?

Water in feet due to nerves damage which can cause numbness in feet and imbalance. What is the remedy?

Seems you have 2 : Problems: neuropathy and edema. Sensory neuropathy will not cause edema or swelling. However, swelling due to compression can cause neuropathy. You need to see a doctor to determine the cause for both these symptoms and then treat accordingly. ...Read more

Dr. John Baker
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Numbness In Feet (Definition)

definition is lack of feeling, so numbness in the feet would be no feeling, this can be localized to one part or can be the entire foot. This is different than the burning and tingling you see in parathesia. Often you see numbness after surgery along the scar or in diabetes or other causes of neuropathy which usually start as burning or tingling but can ...Read more


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A vein in right calf n thigh pains with foot numbness, i happens when i walk and goes off after taking rest,please advise medication/remedy please?

A vein in right calf n thigh pains with foot numbness, i happens when i walk and goes off after taking rest,please advise medication/remedy please?

Nerve,vein or muscle: Are you certain that a vein is the culprit? With associated numbness the problem could be with a pinched nerve from a spinal disorder like a disc problem. It's best to have your physician examine you and order the appropriate tests such as ultrasound of the leg veins or MRI of the spine if necessary. ...Read more

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Numbness in feet?

Numbness in feet?

TWO REASONS: Diabetic and alcoholic are the two most common reasons for neuropathy. There are several others. ...Read more

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What causes numbness in feet and fingers.?

What causes numbness in feet and fingers.?

MANY things.: Could be peripheral neuropathy. It could also be a reaction to a chemical in your house or a cleaning product. Carbon monoxide exposure, heavy metal exposure (lead, arsenic), vitamin deficiency, radiation exposure, and electrolye imbalances are just a few possible causes. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness in feet while working out?

What can cause numbness in feet while working out?

Shoes: Check your workout shoes to make sure they are not worn out, and they provide adequate arch support for your foot type. Athletic shoes have a life cycle of about 400-500 miles on average. Also make sure that if you have increased your activity or intensity of it, you have not done so too quickly. Make sure your shoes fit well. If the numbness persists, seek attention of a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can medication cause the feeling of numbness in feet?

Possibly yes: There are many possible causes of numbness in the feet, but it can be seen as a medication side effect. Discuss the particular medications you are taking and your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Numbness in feet?

What is the definition or description of: Numbness in feet?

Numbness by: definition is lack of feeling, so numbness in the feet would be no feeling, this can be localized to one part or can be the entire foot. This is different than the burning and tingling you see in parathesia. Often you see numbness after surgery along the scar or in diabetes or other causes of neuropathy which usually start as burning or tingling but can progress to complete numbness. ...Read more

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Temporary numbness in feet. Sat on a nerve, or slept on a nerve?

Temporary numbness in feet. Sat on a nerve, or slept on a nerve?

If temporary...: As in a few minutes, then something you were doing was compressing the nerve, your foot "fell asleep". As long as it is that temporary, there's usually no problem. ...Read more

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Is numbness in feet due to frostbite?

Is numbness in feet due to frostbite?

Possibly: There are numerous reasons for numbness in feet. If its both feet it could be a result of neuropathy, which can be caused by diabetes, vitamin b-12 deficiency, alcoholism to name a few. If it's in one foot it can be a result of a neuroma or possibly coming from your lower back. Frostbite can cause numbness, but is usually restricted to the digit or digits which had the frostbite. ...Read more

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Why am i always tired, some headaches, and have numbness in feet?

It would be: Helpful to know your medical history. The numbness in the foot is neuropathy, finding the cause is what needs to be done. For example: are you diabetic? Do you have any back pain/problems? Etc? The tiredness and headaches may or may not be related. It sounds like you need a good overall check up by an internist. ...Read more

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What could cause numbness in feet and tingling in fingers?

Numbness, tingling: Spinal injury would cause this, diabetic or other peripheral neuropathies, raynaud's disease and soem other problems will as well. ...Read more

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What is effective for numbness in feet & toes & legs?

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

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What can be done for numbness in feet with shingles?

Feet or foot: Shingles occurs almost exclusively unilaterally (on one side) and should not cause numbness in both feet. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause burning and numbness in feet?

Can a pinched nerve cause burning and numbness in feet?

Pinches nerve: Pinched back (lumbosacral) nerve roots can cause tingling in sole of foot if around s1 or back of foot if l5... But if both sides, symmetric, more likely a sensory neuropathy. ...Read more

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I'm starting to have numbness in feet and having bowels problems and have back problem what should I do?

I'm starting to have numbness in feet and having bowels problems and have back problem what should I do?

Radiculopathy: All those symptoms can be explained by entrapment or irritation of lumbar spine nerves. See an orthopedist or neurosurgeon for an evaluation promptly. Delaying treatment could result in permanent nerve damage. ...Read more

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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.

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.

See below: 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

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I am wondering what helps with numbness in feet due to side effect to topamax (topiramate)?

I am wondering what helps with numbness in feet due to side effect to topamax (topiramate)?

Numbness: I have prescribed a topical compounding cream than includes gabapentin. Apply three times a day to the affected area. ...Read more

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How to help prevent numbness in feet and hands after chemo?

I find : Metanx a prescription vitamin to be very helpful specifically for this. You should have occasional bloodwork as you don't want these vitamin levels to get too high. If using as preventative as opposed to treatment i would only take one a day and not 2. ...Read more

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Other leg pain buring in legs pinand needlesand numbness in feet?

Other leg pain buring in legs pinand needlesand numbness in feet?

Neuropathy: This type of pain resembles pain due to a neuropathy, to confirm you should ha an EMG exam and others exams to identify the ethiology and give you some medicine to control the symptoms.The great majority of the times is due to diabetis, alcoholism or some other neurologycal problems. ...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


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