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It is the middle toe on my right foot, it has been numb for

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It is the middle toe on my right foot, it has been numb for months. Just the bottom tip is numb. I have not broken the toe, and it does not hurt

You could have a small neuroma or nerve entrapment of a branch of the medial plantar nerve causing the numbness. You should consult a podiatrist about the problem.

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Customer: replied 10 years ago.
what would cause this? It is dangerous to me?
An entrapment can occur because of some thickening of surrounding tissues. A neuroma is a benign tumor of the covering of a nerve. Neither is really dangerous to you.
Customer: replied 10 years ago.
Thank you
You're welcome and good luck.