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Tip Of My Big Toe Is Numb
Injury?: Can't explain this other than injury or overuse of the thumb (video game enthusiasts get this a lot). Using the thumb to text can do it as well. Look into what, if any, overuse activities with the thumb you might be doing. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Including vitamin deficiency, lower back issue, ill fitting shoe, possible localized compression of nerve, side effect of a medication, symptom from a medical condition, possible small nerve fiber disease. If it persists see a doctor. Always best to try and get rid of something quickly before condition worsens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 7.5 weeks post hallux rigidus and bone spur removal. The tip and underside of big toe is numb and tingles. Also my
big toe now touches the 2nd to?
Left big toe nail is sensitive & at the tip of the left big toe its numb, been like that for about 2 days, left index finger feels the same, what is it?
Unsure without: More history, but from reading your conditions above, it sounds like it could be a few things, including early type ii diabetes with subsequent neuropathy. Ask your primary to check your sugars just be safe. The distribution of your nerve issues/polyneuropathy suggest it has to be something systemic rather than isolated neuropathies. Any vision changes? Tongue fasciculations? If so, speak with pc. ...Read more
Have a bunion whrre my big toe is pressing against my second toe. The tip of my second toe is numb. Could that be the cause?
Yes: Bunions and the deformity associated w/ them( hallux valgus) can press on the second toe and cause deformity ( hammertoes, etc.). Pressure on the second toe digital nerve can certainly cause numbness you are experiencing. See your orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist for evaluation. Best of Luck! ...Read more
my right pinky toe is completely numb. it is discolored and on bottom of foot below my pinky toe is purple. toe and foot gets darker as time passes..
Shoes,long toes: is your shoe probably too short. You could have a long toe. The darkened toe could be due to repetitive trauma see a specialist ...Read more
The top of my foot has a knot and the toe next to the big toe is right against the big toe and my toes turn a purple color and have tingling feeling?
Multiple problems: The knot may be several things like a spur or a cyst. It may be the likely cause of the numbness and tingling as it is pressing on a nerve. The fact that your first and second toes are crossing or touching indicates a hammertoe and/or bunion deformity. You should see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ingrown Nail: If the pain is at the edge of the toenail, this could be a classic ingrown nail. This can also become red and swollen in time. An ingrown nail can be removed. Another possible condition could be a bone deformity if the pain is closer to the joints. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a bunion whrre my big toe is pressing against my second toe. The tip of my second toe is numb for years. Could that be the cause?
Possibly: A bunion deformity can cause limited motion at the big toe joint which can intern cause more pressure at the next joint which can cause a pressure neuropathy. There can be several causes for this condition and if you are concerned that this problem is getting worse, you should Physically get examined by a professional. ...Read more
See a physician: Could be any number of diagnoses, such as contusion, or infection, or even fracture if there's been a recent injury. If the pain is severe and persistent or if you have trouble walking or if there is redness/heat at the area, or if you have any other concerns, you should see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
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