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My feet and lower legs tingle and hurt. I do not have

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My feet and lower legs tingle and hurt. I do not have diabetes according to blood tests. The varicous veins in my ankles look dark, but are not sore. My toes hurt when I try to go to sleep. I am 83 years old. I have tried herbs and some medicine. Neither helped much. What would you suggest?
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: I don't know what you mean by time sensitive unless you mean when my legs hurt. They tingle most of the time, but are worse in the evening and night.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I was born with toes that bend over sideways and so I wear wide shoes. I have atrial fibrilation in my heart which bothers me unless I take garlic, cayenne pepper, hawthorn, tansy, etc.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
Since when are you having this issue?
Do you have any other symptom? or past illness?
Did you have any test?
Did you consult doctor or take any measure?

Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 9 months ago.

Hello again,
I was waiting for your reply.
The tingling sensation is related to nerve impulses.
It can be due to pinching of a nerve or its root any where in its course, in the spine or in the limb.
The other common causes are low calcium or electrolytes, vitamins, thyroid diseases or other nerve diseases.
Low circulation can also cause a sensation of tingling.
You need to see doctor for an examination & find out the exact cause.
I would advise to get an examination by doctor & have a few tests.
Blood metabolic panel, scan, EMG, NCV, duplex ultrasound can be needed.
Try to take more fresh fruits, vegetables.
Vitamin & calcium supplements can be helpful.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
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