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What causes numbness of left foot middle toe? Is that from compartment problems?

What causes numbness of left foot middle toe? Is that from compartment problems?

Neuroma: It is possible to have the interdigital nerve be compressed in that area. This refers to a neuroma. The symptoms may cause pain, numbness and tingling in the toes. Try wearing wider shoes and otc supports. If symptoms persist seek medical care. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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My second toe on my left foot is numb and hurts. This has been going on for a few weeks now. What would cause this?

My second toe on my left foot is numb and hurts. This has been going on for a few weeks now. What would cause this?

You could have : A localized nerve compression like a neuroma, or anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome (compression of deep peroneal nerve). If the second toe is the longest toe your shoes can be too small. There are systemic disease like diabetes that can cause numbness, and vitamin deficiencies as well. ...Read more

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I wore high heels for a long period of time and now my two toes on my left foot are somewhat numb. It's been 5 days so far.What could the problem be?

I wore high heels for a long period of time and now my two toes on my left foot are somewhat numb. It's been 5 days so far.What could the problem be?

Unclear: Despite the use of the shoes for a long time does not rule out either a pressure neuropathy or trauma. It may take longer and are you continuing to wear the high heels? You may want to stop using them for an extended period of time. If does not result you may want to consult a podiatrist. This may take a while to resolve. ...Read more

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What could cause the toes in my left foot always go numb ("fall asleep") when I run on my elliptical?

What could cause the toes in my left foot always go numb ("fall asleep") when I run on my elliptical?

Improper: Fitting shoe, would be one. Nerve compression would be another. This could be happening at a local or more proximal level. Try examining the shoes first, try a different pair. If no improvement - see a doctor. ...Read more

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Woke up to 4th toe on left foot and big toe on right foot numb.have either SI joint problem or pirifomis could this be related?No leg pain at the time

Woke up to 4th toe on left foot and big toe on right foot numb.have either SI joint problem or pirifomis could this be related?No leg pain at the time

Could be : the nerves that go to those areas originate in the lower back. It is a bit odd that it is on both legs and in different dermatomes but injuring two parts of your lower back would explain that. ...Read more

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Numbness, pain and prickliness on toes. (Left foot). No other symptoms. Just happened randomly. Is this normal?

Numbness, pain and prickliness on toes. (Left foot). No other symptoms. Just happened randomly. Is this normal?

Left foot/toes: numbness with pain is not normal. Did you do any activities on it or injured it? Are you on your feet a lot in shoes all day? Are shoes tight? You may have a pinched nerve in the foot. I would suggest you see a podiatrist who can examine your foot and offer treatment options. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my left foot toes since yesterday and they are still numb how i solve this

I have numbness in my left foot toes since yesterday and they are still numb how i solve this

Sciatica: Go to your doctor and have an evaluation with an emg. It can detect if there is some nerve compression either from the back area or from the leg area. ...Read more

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Have a numbness/tingling on my left foot on only the last 2 toes. Happened while I was lying down 10 minutes ago, hasnt gone away yet?

Nerve irritation.: This is likely due to irritation of one of the nerves in your distal foot. See doc if this persists. ...Read more

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I have numbness on the left side of my left foot. It's gone up just above the ankle, under the foot to the toes. What could be causing it ?

Nerve : You may have a nerve compression at the level of your ankle. Sometimes, a herniated disc in the lumbar spine can cause symptoms in the foot as well. I recommend you see a foot specialist or neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more