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My wife has numbness in her left foot, and some pain on her right thumb when something touches it and no strength to use it! what can the be?

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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Surgery - Hand Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Two problems

These are likely not related.
The foot numbness may be due to neuropathy, or a pinched nerve. For the thumb pain, sounds like it may be arthritis. Where in the thumb is the pain? Is it painful to touch all over or over a specific area? Loss of strength can be related to joint pain.

In brief: Two problems

These are likely not related.
The foot numbness may be due to neuropathy, or a pinched nerve. For the thumb pain, sounds like it may be arthritis. Where in the thumb is the pain? Is it painful to touch all over or over a specific area? Loss of strength can be related to joint pain.
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
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Dr. Dale Vancil
Podiatry

In brief: No connection

Your wife symptoms in regards to her left foot and right thumb, are unrelated to each other. Is no neurological direct connection.
Start with a podiatrist for her foot observation. Bring your right hand observation up to her family doctor next time she sees him or her.

In brief: No connection

Your wife symptoms in regards to her left foot and right thumb, are unrelated to each other. Is no neurological direct connection.
Start with a podiatrist for her foot observation. Bring your right hand observation up to her family doctor next time she sees him or her.
Dr. Dale Vancil
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