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On left foot, toe next to big toe has been numb for a month. Muscle spasms with same toe since 2006. What does this mean? Any connection?

On left foot, toe next to big toe has been numb for a month. Muscle spasms with same toe since 2006. What does this mean? Any connection?

Numbness to this toe: Can be felt from a neuroma or sometimes entrapment of the deep peroneal nerve as it gets entrapped by the extensor digits rum brevis muscle belly. It would be prudent to determine if the numbness is located on both the medial and lateral sides of the toe or just one. If the digit spasms i'd also look at possibility of adding magnesium supplements to your diet and see if that helps. ...Read more

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My head and my left foot hurts. What does that mean?

My head and my left foot hurts. What does that mean?

Coincidence...: It might be just coincidental that you have those symptoms. Hard to say without more info. ...Read more

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Pain underside of foot and burning on underside of big toe left foot ?

Pain underside of foot and burning on underside of big toe left foot ?

Jogger's foot?: Entrapment of the medial plantar nerve in the longitudinal arch can cause burning heel pain, aching in the arch, and deficient sensation in the sole of the foot behind the great toe. Long distance valgus running may cause such a disorder in a jogger and the condition usually responds to conservative measures. See a sport medicine specialist. ...Read more

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I have a ball-like lump on the left side of my neck for a few years now. Today it is really big and hurts bad, what should I do?

I have a ball-like lump on the left side of my neck for a few years now. Today it is really big and hurts bad, what should I do?

See physician: If you have had this lump for several years and it is getting painful i would highly recommend seeing a physician sooner than later. ...Read more

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What does a tingling feeling on the top of left foot mean?

What does a tingling feeling on the top of left foot mean?

Irritated nerve : Assuming that your symptoms are localized to top of left foot then likely cause of your symptoms is pinched or irritated sciatic nerve any where from low back to the foot. The name of the nerve changes below the knee to peroneal nerve. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain in left foot, especially big toe?

What can I do for this pain in left foot, especially big toe?

Many possibilities: Pain in that area could be due to trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, inflammation, metabolic conditions (gout) musculoskeletal (bony over growth) or biomechanical abnormality, or neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly laboratory and radiology exams could determine the cause. Have it evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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I have been havin occurrences of Intermittent hot spots under my left foot several times a day over the last 3 days - what does this mean?

I have been havin occurrences of Intermittent hot spots under my left foot several times a day over the last 3 days - what does this mean?

See below: Assuming you mean burning or increased feeling of warmth in these areas, it most likely is due to a nerve. May be an inflammatory condition. Hard to say without examination. ...Read more

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What do it means when tha arch of you'r left foot have a feeling of a pin goin through it?

What do it means when tha arch of you'r left foot have a feeling of a pin goin through it?

Plantar fasciitis: Arch fatigue with pain is often plantar fasciitis or irritation of the ligament that holds up your arch. Ice, stretch, better shoes with an arch support should help. If no better than seek out a podiatrist and have a thorough exam and x-rays of your foot. ...Read more

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I have a big knot the size of a golf ball on my left cheek. Been there for 3 years. Are there lymph nodes in the cheek?

I have a big knot the size of a golf ball on my left cheek. Been there for 3 years. Are there lymph nodes in the cheek?

There are: So called buccal node but they are rarely ever that prominent. Is this "golf ball" right in the middle of the cheek or back by your ear? Nonetheless, you need to have this evaluated as it's not normal for any lymph node to be the size of a golf ball. ...Read more

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Help docs! my right foot has a higher arch than the left. What does this mean?

Help docs! my right foot has a higher arch than the left. What does this mean?

You may have a limb : Length discrepancy or a weakened or ruptured posterior tiabial tendon. Was there any trauma ? Was this present your whole life? More history wold be required to figure out etiology. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i'm feeling pain on the side of my foot when i flex my big toe?

Would need to know: More. I am sitting here flexing my toe to try and imagine what pain you may have on the side and I am thinking maybe plantar fascitiis as when you flex the toe you care performing the hubsheur maneuver and causing the arch to rise which may be bothering you....Without more info thats the best i can come up with... ...Read more

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I have pain in my big toe. It hurts when I move it. Just in my left foot, not my right one.

Relativity......: Without knowing a more specific details, it's impossible to tell exactly what is affecting the toe. Typically, when an area has pain, it is for a reason. The pain is trying to restrict the movement of the area. Significant signs of trouble might include things like redness, swelling, heat and pain. Give it some time to recover. You may have to consult your pcp or a Healthtap specialist. ...Read more

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