• T. Kramer T. Kramer
    July 08, 2008
    What causes numbness, pain on the top of foot?
    T. Kramer T. Kramer
    July 08, 2008

    I'm experiencing constant pain and numbness on the top of my left foot that seems to be getting worse.  What could be causing this?

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  • Amy Tudor
    Health Guide
    July 05, 2014
    Amy Tudor
    Health Guide
    July 05, 2014

    Hi T. Kramer --

     

    The best person to answer that question would be your doctor, since he/she will have your complete medical history and be able to evaluate your foot, leg, and hip to see what might be causing the issue. There are some conditions that can cause the pain you're describing; diabetic neuropathy, pinched nerves, and circulation issues come to mind. However, I'm not a medical doctor and can't diagnose the condition. It sounds miserable, though!  I hope you've seen a doctor and found some relief.

     

    Here are some links to those conditions and some other information that might be useful.  Best of luck to you!

     

    Diabetic Neuropathy (overview)

    Why Yoga May Soothe Many Types of Chronic Pain

    The Most Notorious Sources of Pain at Work and Their Solutions

     

     

     

     


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