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Numbness at the tip and bottom of big toes, feeling is noticeable only on touching the toes. What could be the cause and remedy?

Hi, I am having an issue with both of my big toes they are numb at the very tip and the bottom it s been about 24 hours since it began, I have tested to see if it was due to circulation by pressing and watching how quickly it changes back to the normal color and thy seem fine, it s a pins and needles sleepy feeling it just feels more annoying then anything, I found that the numb feeling is only really noticeable when I touch my toes on something or when in the bath and I touch the edge of the tub, what could it be and should I see a doctor?
Asked On : Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Numbness in both toes simultaneous means the problem is somewhere in spine most probably.compression of spinal cord may cause such symptoms. Other possible common cause may be diabetes. U dont need to bother much if it started only 1 day back.start some exercise if u r having sedentry will help.also take multivitamin methylcobalamine and nerve tonic like pregabalin.
Answered: Thu, 22 May 2014
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