Home » Browse Health Topics » Neuropathy » Tingling in the Toes of One Foot
Tingling in the Toes of One Foot
Dear Ask The Doctor:
I am only 27 years old. For the past week or two I wake up with tingling in 2 of my toes on my right foot. What could be the problem? The tingling seems to be spreading every morning instead of getting better. It normally lasts for 5 minutes or so. I havent slept any different so I don't know what it could be or if I should even be worried.
Answer:Tingling in one part of the body is a common symptom of nerve impingement or injury when not associated with any other symptoms. When tingling occurs in many parts of the body, both sides of the body or reappears and disappears with time - it can be a symptoms of nutritional deficiency, metabolic disease, infections or a neurological process. A visit to your doctor will allow him or her to determine if the source of nerve damage is local (near the sight of injury) or central (spinal cord or brain) and advise appropriate treatment. In my practice, for tingling in one part of the body and not rapidly spreading, I often advise observation and exercise - the majority of cases resolve on their own once the muscles surrounding the nerve are properly strengthened and stretched.
Sign In to join in the conversation.
You’re in good hands, meet ATD’s founding physicians.
Dr. Suneel Sharman
- Board Certified GP
- CMO ATD Health Network Inc.
- Adjunct Professor at U Of T
Dr. Kunaal Jindal
- Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
- Director ATD Health Network Inc.
- Fellowship Training Atlanta, GA
Burning Itching Sensation
Hello I am a 25 year male and I have been having a burning, itching feeling around my upper body. I first noticed thi...
Wondering why my body feels heavy
My body over the past day or seems to feel heavy and it's worrying me...like as if it's a blood thing going on or a n...
Back pain nerves problem
Hello i am experiencing since a month, every 3 or 4 days a pain in the middle of the back... it sometimes also give...
Can I take Gabapentin only when I have symptoms? I
Can I take Gabapentin only when I have symptoms? I was prescribed 100mg Gabapentin, starting at 3 per day, then up to...
I was recently sitting on the floor painting, m...
I was recently sitting on the floor painting, my right foot under my left buttocks, for an extended period of time (~...
I have pressure on a nerve in my thumb from
I have pressure on a nerve in my thumb from using scissors. How long does it take to restore the feeling?
Heya, my left foot has been numb for roughly 3
Heya, my left foot has been numb for roughly 3 days now - and by saying my left foot I really only mean it's top side...
My mother (53 yrs old) was diagnosed with Vesti...
My mother (53 yrs old) was diagnosed with Vestibular Schwannoma, The tumor was approximately 3cm located behind her r...
My friend freaked me out she said since I am
My friend freaked me out she said since I am double jointed, I have Elhers Dahlos syndrome. Can that be right?
Report impression: Features favour Anaplastic o...
Report impression: Features favour Anaplastic oligoastrocytoma (WHO grade 3).. What exactly is this?