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Feeling numbness in tip of big toe. Suggestion and remedy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Aged 27
Doctor:Proceed with your query.
User:from past few days, I am felling numbness in tip of big toe in my right foot
User:I dont know the cause
User:Could you please suggest any madication or remedy for the same
Doctor:Do you have any pain in the legs?
Doctor:Is there any skin colour changes on the toes?
User:no I had ligament tear 7weeks back and now everything is alright
Doctor:Do you have diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease?
Doctor:Do you smoke?
User:ankel ligament of right foot
User:there is no skin colour change
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Numbness of lower limbs/toes may occur due to few factors.
Doctor:It can be related to reduce vascularity, nerve compressions, vitamin deficiency and other psychological causes.
Doctor:If the numbness is severe and persisting, it needs be to be evaluated.
Doctor:Few blood test, doppler ultrasound study of the limbs are few test which needs to be done.
Doctor:Treatment will depend on the cause/
Doctor:For the time being, I would suggest you take vitamin B12 supplements.
Doctor:such as Tab Unicobal forte
Doctor:one pill a day for 2-3 weeks
Doctor:and plan to visit your physician for evaluation.
Doctor:Please do not take this lightly and plan your visit at the earliest.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes,do I need to visit a specialist
Doctor:A specialist may be needed after the initial evaluation.
Doctor:Your local physician can refer you to a specialist after the initial evaluation.
User:Ok..Thanks for you gudience and Help Docter.
Doctor:The next step now is to take vitamin B12 supplements and then visit a physician.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:Ok will do Thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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