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experiencing numbness in left foot, feels like it is asleep.

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experiencing numbness in left foot, feels like it is asleep.
Feels large, but is normal size, having a tingling sensation.
I have been soaking in epson salsa.
What are your thoughts?

Thanks, Paul
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  tazechip replied 6 years ago.

How long has this been going on and has it ever happened before? Where is the numbness exactly? Any swelling or changes in skin color? Other medical conditions?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Time period, a couple of days.
This is first time I have had this condition
numbness, the entire foot
no swelling or change in skin color.
health is good for a guy my age
Expert:  tazechip replied 6 years ago.
OK. This is obviously a neurologic problem, since nothing else causes this type of symptom. The unusual part of this is the involvement of the entire foot, since the "wiring" is such that one nerve alone can't be invoved. I am concerned about this, since there is a slight possibility that this is a stroke, although without any other symptoms but the foot, that's not likely. Other possibilities include a herniated lumbar disk, an autoimmune disorder, vitamin deficiency, thyroid disorders, to name a few. I think the best thing for you to do is see a doctor about this now for testing and evaluation.
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