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Temporary numbness in feet. Sat on a nerve, or slept on a nerve?

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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
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In brief: If temporary...

As in a few minutes, then something you were doing was compressing the nerve, your foot "fell asleep".
As long as it is that temporary, there's usually no problem.

In brief: If temporary...

As in a few minutes, then something you were doing was compressing the nerve, your foot "fell asleep".
As long as it is that temporary, there's usually no problem.
Dr. Brandon Macy
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In brief: Pressure

If pressure is put on a nerve long enough it can cause the area to feel like it is numb.

In brief: Pressure

If pressure is put on a nerve long enough it can cause the area to feel like it is numb.
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