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Weird Feeling In Toes
My daughter complains of a weird feeling in her toe during menstruation. She says it feels like numbness. She's 14. What could this be?
I have weird sensation in my toes it feels like a very hyper feeling. It's like I just want move around a lot and when I'm laying down it bothers me..
For two days, one of my big toes has been feeling like there was a band-aid or a ring on it. It doesn't hurt, but it feels weird. What's going on?
The same question a few days ago with the 5th toe. Answer is same. 1) make sure there is no strand of hair around the toe....yes it happens and if there is something there it can cause gangrene,
2) if your sure there is nothing around the toe it sounds like you have neuropathy. In a big toe this could be stemming form an issue with your lower back....follow up with a doc.. ...Read more
I lost feeling on the tip of my large toe about 2 days ago. It feels very tingly but it hasn't lost color or looks any different.
36 male, software developer... Experiencing very deep funny feeling pain in middle toes when lying idle and and flexing the toes. What could be reason and how to ease it?
Nerve compressed: Usually it involves the nerves being compressed and inflamed or otherwise called a neuroma. The third interspace of the foot is the most common and called mortons neuroma. Usually an cortisone injection with orthotic/nsaid use helps alleviate the pain. Surgery involves either removing the nerve or more recently decompressing the area where the nerve is located if conservative therapy fails. ...Read more
What could cause a bite feeling on the tip of your second toe, it wakes you up. Feeling is every few minutes?
Nerve related: If you do not have any sores on your toe and it is most likely nerve irritation this could be from local nerve irritation or possibly a neuroma or even from higher up at the ankle or even in the low back area. If anti-inflammatories do not help in a couple of days then it is reasonable to get checked by a medical professional. ...Read more
I have a tingling in my right and left toes that comes and goes and a springy feeling in my spine at times what could this be?
Radiculopathy: Possible disc or herniation of l-5-s-1 lumbar sacral verterbrae. ...Read more
Portion of my left big toe has lost feeling (1 week now). No injury to the area or apparent cause. What could be causing this?
Pinched nerve: Numbness usually indicates a pinched nerve. In this case, great toe numbness could potentially indicate a pinched L4 nerve in your low back. The good news is that most pinched nerves will get better with time, so it would be reasonable to just watch it for a couple weeks. Do see a physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Sometimes when I am sitting I will get like a falling feeling side to side and a hot tingly flash from head to toe what could it be?
Is there anyway to help get feeling back into the middle toes after wearing and dancing in high heels? I have to wear heels again tonight.
When I swim my pinky toes feels like it's just flapping in the water when I kick. I noticed it two weeks ago and again yesterday. I have feeling in it?
Floppy Pinky: It is difficult to understand the problem. First I must know if this is an actual physical problem where the toe IS 'flopping' or is it just the sensation that it is numb. Numbness can occur during certain exercises due to usage of certain muscles and tendons. ...Read more
I have been feeling numbness on both of my big toes on the sides. This has been numb for a couple of weeks now. What do you think it could possibly be?
I have been exercising with fast paced walk 40mins a day. Now my toe is feeling pain as if gout is gonna flair up. Is this normal?
I noticed the outside of my right toe became slightly numb for about a week. Now I am also feeling slight numbness on the other toe in the same area.
Make sure you:
Are not wearing any shoes that may be tight.
I would visit your doctor to be evaluated as best to treat something and have it evaluated while it is just starting. ...Read more
Do I need to worry if feeling with some numbness at one side of my both big toes for 40 days? I wear open shoes&i stan. Up a lot? No back issues no swell
Husband says his toe second to the big one has been numb or feeling like its not there for 2 weeks now and that it get tingly he wears flip flops alot?
I have strange feeling in my toes urge to move them at rest and sitting down only relived when moving or when I sit Indian style keeps me wake at nigh?
Sounds like nerve: Issue, if this is recent you can make sure you are getting plenty of water and stretch, but if it continues you should be evaluated as there are many things that can affect the nerves. ...Read more
Is there anything that can be done to bring back feeling to numb toes? I was in alaska and obviously got frostbit...The flesh coloring however is, and always has been, healthy. I've been back in san diego now for 3 weeks and although feeling has been slow
Give it time...: Sounds like a good case of frost bite or Raynauds disease. If it was the latter, it would have gotten better faster. Nerve injury takes a very long time to improve. Give it a few more months. If not, could get a Rx for Metanx to help heal them up. ...Read more