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Doctor insights on: Wearing Tight Shoe

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What are the effects of wearing tight shoes?

What are the effects of wearing tight shoes?

Shoes: Tight shoes can cause pain and also accelerate certain foot deformities such a s bunions. Avoid if possible. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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What are some of the side effects of wearing tight shoes?

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

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Can you get corns from wearing tight shoes for many years?

Can you get corns from wearing tight shoes for many years?

Yes: Corns are caused from friction and excess pressure. Tight shoes if one way to create excessive pressure. ...Read more

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What can I do about blisters that formed from wearing tight shoes all day?

What can I do about blisters that formed from wearing tight shoes all day?

Pop them: Don't wear those shoes anymore! Clean the blisters and with a clean nail cutter make a very small hole in each blister and drain the fluid out. Do not remove any of the blister tissue. Cover them with antibiotic ointment and a band aid. They should now dry out! ...Read more

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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!

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

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What can I do for a toe that went numb wearing tight shoes?

What can I do for a toe that went numb wearing tight shoes?

Can try: If nerve damage occurred, than numbness might be permanent, but you can try wearing mor roomy shoes and see if numbness will resolve. ...Read more

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My toe nails got grey stripes, its from deep beneath. Can this be due to wearing tight shoes?

My toe nails got grey stripes, its from deep beneath. Can this be due to wearing tight shoes?

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

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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

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

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Help doctors! What're the things you get from wearing too tight shoes?

Help doctors! What're the things you get from wearing too tight shoes?

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

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Can wearing really tight shoes cause you to have claw toe?

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

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Did I get fluid filled bunions on my feet from wearing excessively tight shoes?

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

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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?

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?

Numb toe: Relax!!
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

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Can wearing tight fitting shoes over a period of time cause nerve damage in your feet or what is called peripheral neuropathy?

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

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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.

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

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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

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

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How can solve the problem of shoes that are too tight?

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

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Could narrow / tight shoes give you headaches?

Foot aches: Would definately be more common. I think the way to find out is to stay away from them for a few days. You can try them on again and if the headache returns, we'll then that would convince me. ...Read more

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Could tight shoes damage your feet?

Yes: Tight shoes can cause many foot problems, to name a few
1. Hammertoes
2. Pinched nerve-neuroma
3. Nail damage
4. Blisters. ...Read more

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Can toenails get messed up from tight shoes?

Can toenails get messed up from tight shoes?

Yes: Pressure from the shoes will effect the root and deform the nail. ...Read more

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What caused a toe to turn black? Shoes too tight?

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

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