Various conditions causing numbness of feet are nerve compression, diabetic neuropathy, vasculitis, frostbite, sitting on legs for more extended periods with pressure on the nerves and blood vessels leading to temporary feet numbness, multiple sclerosis, peripheral artery disease, sciatica, alcoholism, stroke, and fibromyalgia. Numbness is usually associated with tingling, ticking, or pricking sensations.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26-year-old male. I am feeling numbness in my left foot and left arm (especially near fingers and hand area) for the last six weeks. Firstly, I just ignored it and thought it will go away with time but now I am getting confused about it and want your opinion on this. Got your medic... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your question carefully and I understand your concern. Before we say it is stress related (because it might be), initially we have to rule out other causes. I think that a face to face neurological assessment is warranted. A complete neurological exam will sho... Read Full »