Tingling Toes


Feet | Podiatry - Podiatric Medicine | Tingling Toes (Symptom)


Description

Numbness of the toes generally is a result of conditions that affect the nerves and/or blood vessels that supply the foot. Numbness of the toes is often associated with tingling. This is referred to as paresthesia of the toes.

Causes

Tingling feelings are often caused by a nerve that is damaged or impinged, and is common when pressure has been applied to the nerves for a period of time, which most people experience from time to time when their feet/toes. If the tingling is severe or chronic, or is accompanied by pain, numbness or itching in your hands or feet, this could be a condition called peripheral neuropathy, which is commonly caused by diabetes. Other possible causes for tingling in your toes include nerve disorders, kidney or liver disease, E or B vitamin deficiencies. ...