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My toes have become numb off and on. I saw

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

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Posted on Thu, 20 Dec 2018 in Sleep Disorders
Question: My toes have become numb off and on. I saw a doctor and he said my circulation and nerves are fine. What can be wrong?
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Get done blood sugar level, vitamin b 12 level, thyroid function test.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Numbness toes are commonly seen with diabetes, vitamin b 12 deficiency, thyroid diseases and anemia.
So better to get done sugar estimation, vitamin b 12 level, thyroid function test and complete blood count (CBC) to identify the cause.
Treatment is based on cause.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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