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What To Do When A Diabetic Foot Is In Sort Of Numb And Feels Weird
Multiple factors: Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage and therefore can never be 100% restored. To improve and prevent further deterioration diet and exercise is the key. Keep blood sugars under control. Stop smoking (affects circulation to nerves) limit alcohol use which destroys nerves. Vit. B may levels should be checked and supplemented as required. Narcotics will mask the symptoms but won’t resolve the issue. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
When walking I have a strange, sensation from the ball of my foot and it goes to my 4th toe. Is this serious?
Neuroma: It sounds like you have a 3rd interspace neuroma also known as a morton's neuroma a scarring and enlargement of the common digital nerve. See your podiatrist who can perform sclerosing injections and rid you of all the pain.Thesee are anhydrous alcohol injections that dehydrate and remove the conductive covering on the nerve and will not allow painful nerve transmissions. Better than surgery. ...Read more
It feels like I have a lump in my throat and it sometimes burns. And tingling sensation in legs and arms. Do you know what it could be wrong ?
Symptoms are vague: Really difficult to give an authoritative answer with this info and no physical exam. Many more questions need to be answered. Do you smoke or not? Your past medical history, do you presently take any medication? what is your occupation?, do you have any allergies?, what does your throat exam look like? If your problems continue make an appointment with a Dr. for an exam. ...Read more
Could be...: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the exact cause of the neuropathy in order to obtain the best possible treatment. ...Read more
When i press on a certain part of the sole of my foot i feel an enormous pain as if there is a needle embedded inside of my foot. What can it be?
What to do if I have to walk about or exercise my leg and foot goes numb. I can still feel my legbut that feeling in the leg and foot instead. What could that be?
Quite often, for some strange reason I get pins and needle in the tip of my fingers that lasts a day or just under, do you know what this could be?
My leg and foot is still numb and tingling a week after an epidural and other foot is just tingly. What can I do to get my feeling back?
Epidural : If you had epidural for a herniated disc, 1 week is long enough to start feeling the difference, if it was done properly by a qualified physician. If the disc is physically pressing on the nerves, it may not help and you either wait or get surgery. Avoid prolonged sitting. Get regular therapy. Walk. Avoid lifting, bending. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Why do I do for a sore pain in the center of the ball of my foot that is going into my? I don't have diabetes or flat feet.
I had a lower back injury. Why does it feel like someone is poking me with a needle in the tips of my toes and in the arch of my foot?
What could be wrong with my neck it burns and gets very like pins and needles? This is driving me crazy. I get numbness in the hand also please help
The vein on bottom of my foot gets constricted and it pulls my toes a certain way... I am in extreme pain when this happens, what is this?
May not be vein: It may not be a vein issue, but more like a tendon/muscle issue. You also may just be dehydrated or low on potassium. Try increasing potassium foods like bananas or baked potatoes, and try drinking more noncaffeine fluids (water is good). If this does not help, see your pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest for bad as when i first hurt it. And you can look at the outer part of my ankle where that little ball joint is ( i think its called a talus?
I think: Your referring to the lateral malleolus or distal fibula not the talus. If you have pain there from an injury i would visit a doctor.You may have ripped ligaments, or had an avulsion fracture which may or may not have healed properly.....You may need xrays or MRI in addition to clinical exam. ...Read more
What can cause you to feel like there is something crawling in the middle of my brain, it feels really weird and my whole right side goes numb?
Seizures: I believe you may be having mini seizures. Your symptoms scare me. Why are you not at the er? ...Read more
Im recovering from a broken leg anf the right side of my heel gets numb and the skin around it is really soft i need to know what i need to worry abou?
I have a lot of foot pain, and numbness in my toes along with severe swelling troubles walking tingling. I really want to get to the bottom of this :(?
What can I do to help numbness in ms? At the moment i just have vague numbness in an arm and a very numb finger but i'm scared of it getting worse
Treatments??: You say you have ms, have had optic neuritis, and now numbness. Am perplexed, as you do not list any specific disease modifying therapy. Are you seeing a neurologist, are you on medication? If not, you should be. Is your numbness secondary to a peripheral nerve comorbidity, such as ulnar nerve issue? Has this been checked with emg? This requires management by an expert neurologist. ...Read more
My right thumb is numb on the left side. If I move it in a certain way I get what feels like an electric shock in my thumb, Is that a pinched nerve.
Could be: The symptoms you are talking about suggest a small nerve branch that is pinched on the side of your thumb. These do not sound like much to worry about. Give it some time. Most often this symptom is caused by a mild injury to the nerve in the thumb that heals in 1-2 weeks. If your symptoms last longer than it would be appropriate to have more evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i hit something in my left knee on the ground and it caused my foot to hurt and have a really really bad burning sensation. What could this be?
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