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I have had tingling in my foot for over two years. I have got orthotics (on NHS) which help, but have not solved the problem. It is much worse when I have done a lot of walking, or standing. Occasionally I get it in my left foot as well. I have seen an orthopaedic specialist, (who has said it could be due to the start of a bunion, although I am not convinced). I have seen a neurologist, and had nerve tests, which have not shown anything. It has been x-rayed, and I have also had blood tests, but still the problem remains. I am a fit 60year old, not over-weight. Please can you help. I do not want to return to my GP, as I am not convinced they can help me further.


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replied May 15th, 2010
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Thanks for using this forum...

Right foot tingling and numbness is usually due to neuropathy means some nerves are disturbed..The reason may be from a simple vitamin B12 deficiency to disc problem..In deficiency its on both sides but in one leg it may either be nerve compressed at ankle or at spine level..

I would advice you to try vitamins if they donot help go for MRI scan and further evaluations...

take care....


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