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After a long hike I have acquired numbness in my big toes that will not subside . It's been 2 weeks ?

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Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Radiation Oncology
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It could be either a tendinitis more likely a plantar fascitis from overuse.

In brief: See below

It could be either a tendinitis more likely a plantar fascitis from overuse.
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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Numbness is a sign of nerve dysfunction which in your case sounds temporary.
This can be due to a local nerve irritation, nerve irritation more proximally (back) or in some cases an exertional compartment syndrome. If it persists seek evaluation. You may try modifying your hiking shoes as a first step.

In brief: ? shoe fit

Numbness is a sign of nerve dysfunction which in your case sounds temporary.
This can be due to a local nerve irritation, nerve irritation more proximally (back) or in some cases an exertional compartment syndrome. If it persists seek evaluation. You may try modifying your hiking shoes as a first step.
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