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Have burning sensation in toe. Hurt ankle several times. Family history of diabetes. Reason?

can i have a pins an needel and burning senastion in my big left toe on the top right side because of my ankle that i hurt sevral times or is it someting els it hit me specialy at nigt when i want to sleep and my legs is pointed downwards its a burning pain with pins and needel sensation somtimes if i sit with my knees bend and my elbows on my upper legs it feels like all my toes have a tinkling of pins and needels i m 56years we have dibetics and remotoites artritus in the famly
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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You might consider having a check up for diabetic neuropathy or even gout. Checking your blood sugars is good if you can do that. Having a fasting glucose test at your lab could tell you alot about if you have concerns about diabetes.
Sometimes eating protein (meat, fish, etc.) can create uric acid and it can show up in the toe. Is your ankle bruised or swollen? Reducing your salt intake can reduce inflammation in tissues which can cause pain also.
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