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Wearing Tight Shoe
Other than being: Miserably painful, you mean? There can be cramping of the foot, toenails that aren't otherwise painful can poke you in the corners, making those painful. Many other irritations are also possible, particularly in the toes. It would have to be done over a prolonged period of time before any long lasting deformity would show up. ...Read more
Yes: Corns are caused from friction and excess pressure. Tight shoes if one way to create excessive pressure. ...Read more
Don't wear: Tight shoes. Wear properly fitting shoes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hello, I am having numbness (x14 days) along the medial aspect of my big toes after wearing tight shoes - I understand this is likely secondary to MPJ compression. How long does it usually take for sensory function returns to normal? Thank you!
A slow Return.: Difficult to come up with a figure. More than likely the shoes damaged the nerve enough to reduce the nerve impulse conductivity. Consider the fact that wearing any shoe may influence the speed of recovery. The nerve has to obtain a minimum degree of healing before feeling even begins to come back. Kind of like taking three steps forward and one step back. Applying heat may speed the healing up. ...Read more
Yes: It puts pressure on the digital nerves to the toes. ...Read more
Stripes: If all the nails have this it is probably not serious. If one nail has it, it might need to be looked at. Many medical conditions effect the toenails so I would need your medical history to see if anything else is causing this problem. ...Read more
I stand up all day at work wearing tight shoes now I have swollen skin next to my toe that is tender n white, today I wore bigger shoes, it helped a lil?
Baby powder: Try putting baby powder on your feet and wear fresh socks and take an extra pair. Don't wear shoes that bind ...Read more
I have nerve damage in my toes from wearing tight shoes, no neuroma. Steroid injection didn't help or shoe inserts. Would nerve tablets help for pain
Just Shoes?: This type on condition is very difficult to assess without knowing much more about the entire clinical picture. While permanent nerve damage from just wearing "tight" shoes is not unheard of, there could be more clinical factors to be considered before suggesting "nerve" tablets are going to help. I would suggest you consult with a experienced neurologist for rooting out any underlying conditions. ...Read more
Bursitis: Hammer toes, bunions, corns on the toes or between the toes, pinched nerves or neuromas, ingrown toenails....Much better off wearing shoes that fit. ...Read more
IT could: It could.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Yes: You are either referring to bunions (which relates to your big toe, and are not fluid filled) or blisters (which are fluid filled). Either way, you shouldn't be wearing excessively tight shoes. ...Read more
I have been wearing slightly tight shoes for five days since the third day My big toe feels partly numb and it has not stopped for 3 days what to do?
Your primary doctor will take good care of you!
If you have to wait a day or two, you might have your Dad or Mum take you to the Emergency facility.
Everything should work out OK! ...Read more
Can wearing tight fitting shoes over a period of time cause nerve damage in your feet or what is called peripheral neuropathy?
Tight fitting shoes: May impede circulation or put pressure on certain nerves in the foot which can add to the effect of neuropathy or cause numbness by itself. Nerves need blood supply to work well and that includes blood flowing in and out of the foot (or anywhere in the body) tight pressure on sensitive nerves in the ankle or between the toes can also cause nerve compression or neuroma formation giving numbness. ...Read more
My toes hurt under the nail whenever there is pressure. Started after wearing too tight shoes. I had an ingrown toenail removed but it still hurts.
Paronychia: Likely there is residual debris or nail tissue;go back & see the person who did the initial procedure;ask why this has happened & how to resolve it ...Read more
After wearing some tight camping shoes for about 10 hours, I took off my shoes and have the feeling of much less sensation in one of my outer toes. It's been 4 days and I still feel as if I have a cotton ball between my affected outer toe and the followi
Tight shoes hurt:
Whenever you wear tight shoes over a period
of time, there can be consequences such as neuritis, neuromas, pinched nerves and other problems. It is advisable to wear sensible shoes whenever possible. You may want to soak your feet in warm water with salt and then apply a foot cream or ointment containing menthol and arnica. ...Read more
New shoes: Look for shoes that provide for more room in the toes. This might involve looking at new brands or styles. If it is still a problem, see a podiatrist to see what foot deformities that might make a good shoe fit difficult. ...Read more
Black Toes...: When a toe turns black, it has usually died from lack of blood supply. When a part of it turns black, like under the nail, it is usually the result of a bruise and will eventually grow out. Melanoma can involve an entire toe if left for too long. It's best to have it checked out professionally. ...Read more