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What do medical experts say are the reasons for numbness and tingling of the feet and ankles?

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Dr. Anthony Mosley
Neurology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Neuropathy

Nerve damage (neuropathy) is a common diagnosis for such complaints, though there are other potential diagnoses that can cause this.
A nerve conduction and EMG test can be useful to prove neuropathy. Neuropathy has many potential causes, but diabetes, thyroid issues, some toxins (alcohol, chemo meds), vitamin deficiencies, and some infections (eg hiv, hansen's disease) are coin causes.

In brief: Neuropathy

Nerve damage (neuropathy) is a common diagnosis for such complaints, though there are other potential diagnoses that can cause this.
A nerve conduction and EMG test can be useful to prove neuropathy. Neuropathy has many potential causes, but diabetes, thyroid issues, some toxins (alcohol, chemo meds), vitamin deficiencies, and some infections (eg hiv, hansen's disease) are coin causes.
Dr. Anthony Mosley
Dr. Anthony Mosley
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In brief: A few things

There are many reasons for tingling and numbness in the feet, such as neuropathy of diabetes, thyroid issues, overuse, spine issues, nerve irritations among others.
See a doctor to help diagnose, then treat this problem.

In brief: A few things

There are many reasons for tingling and numbness in the feet, such as neuropathy of diabetes, thyroid issues, overuse, spine issues, nerve irritations among others.
See a doctor to help diagnose, then treat this problem.
Dr. Joseph Newman
Dr. Joseph Newman
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In brief: See a doctor

Could be neuropathy or could be nerve impingement.

In brief: See a doctor

Could be neuropathy or could be nerve impingement.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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