Numbness in feet?

TWO REASONS. Diabetic and alcoholic are the two most common reasons for neuropathy. There are several others.
Feet numb. Numbness to feet could be caused by diabetes, nerve entrapment, too much alcohol and many other things. Suggest you get it checked.
Neuropathy. Numbness in feet is often due to peripheral nerve damage and not problems with vessel disease as it is commonly believed. It is reasonable to have a look to see if you have an underlying process such as diabetes which can be related.
Neuropathy. Are you diabetic or had a back injury? These re the most common causes of numbness to the feet but there are others. Diabetic neuropathy is treated every day by your podiatrist and this should be looked at to find out what the cause of your numbness is.
Is not good. There are many causes and if you have it you should see a doctor so that they may find the etiology.
Numbness. As stated , there are a number of causes for this. See your podiatrist or internist for an evaluation.

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How can I stop numbness of feet, caused from damaged nerve ends?

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What is the definition or description of: Numbness in feet?

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Is numbness in feet due to frostbite?

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