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I have had twitching second and third toes in one of my foot

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Hello, i am Michelle. I have had twitching second and third toes in one of my foot since 2009. It started after i wore very high heels once for a special event. And now i touch the bones that are connected to the toes above ball of feet. They seem to be enlarged compared to my normal foot. What should i do?
JA: The Neurologist will need to help you with this. Is there anything else the Neurologist should be aware of?
Customer: To add more context, my problem foot has accessory navicular and has got it removed. The twitching got better after i stopped walking for a few weeks and it comes back as i am mobile again.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.

Hello

You need an EMG/NCS test to see if you have nerve irritation in the lower spine.

It might not be the toes at all.

I suggest that you see a physical medicine and rehabilitation MD. They are experts at this and can do the test in the office.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What are EMG or NCS?
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.

electromyelogram/nerve conduction studies.

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