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What causes tingling of feet?

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What causes tingling of feet
Posted Wed, 29 Jan 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 24 minutes later
Brief Answer: there are different possible causes Detailed Answer: HI, thanks for using healthcare magic Tingling of the feet can occur for different reasons. It can be related to the nerves or blood supply to the feet. In terms of the blood supply if there are any problems with the circulation , it can cause tingling. This can occur in persons with high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, smokers, physical inactivity, overweight. In terms of the nerves- (1)diabetes (2)trauma to the nerves (3)vitamin deficiency- vitamin b1, E, B12 (4)alcohol use (5)kidney and liver disease (6)thyroid disease (7)exposure to toxic agents If you have a history of diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking , then one of these may be the cause. If it is very disturbing, your doctor can determine the cause with physical examination and your medical history. The treatment would depend on the cause. I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other questions
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