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My foot goes numb sometimes when I walk or sit down I am also type 2 diabetic but the numbness when walking just started?

Not just diabetes. B"sd By foot, assume you mean one and not both feet. This suggests something other than diabetic neuropathy, which you may have also, since it is usually symmetric. If the problem persists, then conditions such as "pinched" nerve or spinal stenois or impaired blood supply need to be considered. Read more...

I woke up 30 mins ago and noticed a part of my foot around the top of the arch feels numb, toes and everything else feel fine its just that one part?

Sleep related. Most likely it is neuritis due to how you slept. If you are a stomach sleeper your feet get stretched causing the nerve to stretch which will cause that numbness which will subside. Read more...

After wearing high heels for a very long time one day most of my foot was numb now not quite a year later my big toes are partially numb still and my legs feel like theyre just starting to fall asleep for long peiods of time?

Not just shoes. Digital nerves can be compressed by tight shoes causing the toes to become numb. But sensory change in the leg involves different nerves. Also circulatory change can cause leg numbness too. So you have 2 different things going on. Read more...
Neuropathy. There are many causes and it needs to be determined if this is happening at a local level say the foot, called tarsal tunnel syndrome, or if occurring from the bac by a radiculopathy, herniated disc etc or if stemming from a systemic disease i.e. Diabetes. Read more...

I hit the top of my foot. Swelled up and bleed under the skin. Sciatica now and numb foot top and bottom. Could the hit cause the sciatica pain?

Unusual. But if you are assuming a different gait or posture to compensate for the pain and swelling, you may end up with pain elsewhere . If the problem persists, consult an orthopedist. Read more...
No. I think the numbness in the foot is related to the injury you describe. Ice the foot. If a hematoma is present (collection of blood) you may need it drained. Read more...
Connections. One can certainly understand how hitting the top of the foot could cause numbness on the top of the foot. Perhaps, through compensation, or favoring your foot, the leg or even your back was secondarily affected. Is sounds remote, but stranger things have happened. If the issue persists, have the leg evaluated. Read more...

After a 15 hour flight to Australia the skin on the shin and top of my foot has numbness and tingling. Now ongoing for 2 weeks. Cause for concern?

Shin. The biggest concern would be that the long flight resulted in a blood clot in your leg. Most people get swelling and pain with that but your description could be that. Go see a doctor to get evaluated. Read more...

Top, outer side of left big toe numb for about 1 mo & if I run my finger from toe up to the top of my foot, it results in an electric shock in toe.

Irritated nerve. You may have an irritated nerve. Ask your physiciasn to have you see a neurologist. Read more...
Shocking I Say.... The nerve irritation is probably caused from the pressure from the shoe on one side, compressing the nerve against the metatarsal bone below. You must remove the shoe pressure or the bone below. You choose. Read more...

Always had one leg longer than the other, past year ball of my foot on shorter leg increasingly more pain now arch pain and big toe numb. No injury?

LLD. A limb length discrepancy causes each foot to function different from the other; both abnormally. At 29, the long-standing LLD has finally become apparent. I personally like a scanogram to determine the exact difference; it gets right down to millimeters. After that, some type of orthotic device to accommodate the LLD. Maybe some back x-rays, to check for any compensation higher up. Read more...