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July 7th, 2010
Sorry guys, I have accidentally been calling you with my Get Smart Shoe phone. My bad. Hope you all figure it out and hope God doesn't punish me now by making my foot vibrate. My knees vibrate mildly, which is why I found your posts. I'm trying to find out why my knees are zingy.
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Users who thank hegico for this post: aussiegal24 

replied July 9th, 2010
Has anyone figured out what it is? 32 year old male here with vibrating undre right foot at the ball of foot under big toe. Very strange and I especially notice it when I lay down, make me want to continually move my foot in order to stop it. Comes and goes, do not feel it as much when standing up. Could this be serious? BTW, this has been going on for 4-6 montsh now and it gets worse to the point vibration is not light but very noticeable.
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replied August 17th, 2010
i also have this light buzzing feeling in my left foot and i get all over my legs muscle twitches.
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replied August 17th, 2010
Extremely eHealthy
you should probably go to your pc physician to rule out diabeties. then if you cant find cause go to neurologist.
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replied September 10th, 2010
I just got the vibrations -_-
This is too crazy... I just got the same vibrations on my left foot a few min ago. right now its the middle of the night and i felt my left foot vibrate and i freaked out. First thing im going to do is see my doctor and hopefully fix whatever this is.

STOP VIBRATING !!!!!!

..PS: This gets really annoying.....
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replied September 23rd, 2010
ME TOO!
I noticed a steady vibration that lasts about one second with a three second pause in between yesterday afternoon. Its like clockwork. Its been going for over 24 hours now.
Wierd... very curious. and IRRITATING!
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replied October 21st, 2010
Foot vibrations
I had this happen to me a couple of months ago. After a couple of doctor and chiropractor visits, one of my chiropractors asked if I had changed anything in my diet. The only thing that had recently changed was my vitamin supplement. I had started to take Centrum Silver. After I stopped taking those, the vibrations went away within a week. Last month, I developed a cold and took some Sudafed. The foot vibrations started again. I stopped taking that and the vibrations stopped. I am convinced the vibrations were caused by dyes in the vitamins and Sudafed. I hope this helps someone. The vibrations are very annoying.
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Users who thank spotme2 for this post: annegen 

replied September 28th, 2011
Thank you for your post. I had soft vibrations in my left foot for one week. I was taking two Centrum Silver tablets a day. Stopped taking the vitamins, and 24 hours later the vibrations stopped. Coincidence?
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replied December 28th, 2011
Vibrating Left heel after getting head cold and kinked neck
I'm 37. In good health. My left heel has been vibrating the past few days, intermittently. I slept on bad pillows and woke with a kinked neck a few nights in a row, so I thought that might have something to do with it. But I see that you were sick when it started. ME TOO! I have been taking alot of vitamins and Sudafed/Acetaminifen(s) over the past few days to kick this head cold... and that's when my heel started vibrating. The vibrating is light, and very intermittent, but ongoing... Hopefully, when I stop taking the meds, the vibrating will stop. I think I'll start Yoga this week as well.
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replied June 4th, 2012
Your answer was VERY helpful. Tonight I started taking a woman's Centrum vitamin. Later when I went to bed my left foot had an odd, light vibration in it. After reading some of these answers your answer makes sense, in my case. Thank you.
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replied November 4th, 2010
My right foot has been vibrating now for about a month at first I thought it was my phone cos that's always on vibrate, I'm always on my feet at work and it's constant non stop only time I don't feel it is when I'm asleep, it's so annoying any answers would be grateful, think I'll be going to docs, glad I'm not alone in this didn't think it were a popular think x
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replied December 26th, 2010
Hi, I'm 24 years old and have been feeling the same thing for the past 24 hours in my left foot! The vibration sensation lasts maybe one second, and goes away for about 5 seconds. I can feel it only when my foot is resting on something, such as the floor, my other foot, my bed when I was trying to fall asleep - I don't necessarily need to be putting any weight on it, but I find that I don't feel it unless I am physically touching something with my foot. It really does feel just like a phone vibrating on silent. I'm a medical student and when I googled this strange symptom the first thing I came across mentioned a brain tumour - I don't think this is something to freak out about!

Like many other people I can also relate this to a particularly bad case of stress - I've been stressed with exams for the past couple of months and this past week (which included Christmas and consequently family dramas) I've overloaded myself with a large dose of extra stress.

I have noticed today that while I was distracted from this stress (far away from it), it went away (I purposely sat down to see if it was happening, and it went away for a good 6 hours at least). When I was "re-exposed" to a source (person) of stress, it came back! I have a feeling that this might be psychosomatic (meaning that it's a physical manifestation of a psychological or emotional problem) - it isn' the first time I have had something like this, although I have never had this specific vibration sensation.

Going by the amount of people who have reported feeling this, and how young they are, I'd just like to offer my two cents of "medical student" opinion and say that this might be a very common thing that doesn't mean anything terrible - maybe try to identify what triggers this feeling (such as a particular worry, thought, situation) and let your doctor know that you are concerned, but don't panic. If this doesn't go away or I find anything out I will re-post!
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replied January 4th, 2011
elder male. I had this same buzzing in my scrotum last year for awhile, mentioned to my urologist...basically no response. I have had prostate surgery. Went away. Just the other day, I have the buzzing in my left foot...and sort of seems like it goes up my leg a bit.
I probably have some stress as am Alzhimer's caregiver, but I may try the vitamin thing. I have been off them for awhile...no reason..just forget to take. Wish some one has a real cause..
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replied January 11th, 2011
I'm 69, male, and have pretty much the same vibration sensation as Aussie girl, 24. Mine is in my left heel, lasts about a second, stops for 2 seconds, then starts again, perfectly regularly, 22 times a minute (therefore, probably not related to pulse), 24 hours a day, whether pressing against something or not. Not related to stress, of which I have very little. No tremor, just a vibrating sensation. No pain or numbness. Started a few days ago without any obvious triggering event.
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replied February 22nd, 2011
Regular vibration in ankle, on for 4 seconds, off for 20
Same thing, vibration in ankle like a cell phone pressed against it. It lasts 3-4 seconds, nothing for 19-21 seconds, then repeats, like clockwork. Been going for over 24 hours. I'm relieved to hear so many others with the symptom, indicating it is probably not serious. I am very depressed right now, which may be the underlying cause. Also, I've noticed I can slightly HEAR the vibration inside my head, so I suspect it isn't really occurring in my ankle, but is actually a neurological phenomenon in my brain. I just remembered that I've experienced a similar buzzing in my thigh many times, usually while driving, that wasn't so regular as this; I thought it was the cell phone in my pocket going off, but eventually realized it wasn't. This kind of odd stuff ought to be tracked down by medical science. But I think we should all try not to worry about it too.
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replied February 22nd, 2011
Is foot buzz Prozac-related?
I just started Prozac two days ago, so that might be related.

It seems like it must be an oscillation in a neural network, maybe something like a seizure on a small scale. Mine is such a regular cycle of about 4 seconds vibration, 20 seconds silence, then repeats. So strange.
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replied February 24th, 2011
vibration in foot
Oh I am having the same as many of you. It started two days ago...mostly in my left heel. No recent injuries..I do have a sciatic nerve problem but that rarely acts up. WhenI first googled it it brought up type 2 diabetes...scary. Will have to wait and see. I think if it persists I will go to Dr. Someone's post mentioned dye in vitamins...I was actualyl thinking I needed potassium or something. If anyone gets a definitive aanswer please post ok?
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replied February 25th, 2011
An update - mine continued for another day, then at some point seems to have stopped. What a strange thing!
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replied March 21st, 2011
viberating foot
Mine seem to start just a few day ago after oral surgery. I am taking prescription Morrin and lortab, only two a day, now down to one at bed. Can this be related to the vibration in my left heal. BS good and Had an MRI last year for ear problems that turned into the teeth thing. Gald to find out I am not the only one with a vibrating foot. Lasts a few seconds when resting the goes away a few and comes back, weird. Any help. I hate going to the DR.
I have stopped my vitamins and cymbalta since the surgery, but am staring back today.
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replied April 4th, 2011
vibrating sound from my left heel
Hi
Even I am facing the same problem from past 2 days,i could hear vibrating sound from my paft heal just like cell phone ringing in vibrate mode, I am female and 28 years old.
Before all this(about 2years back) I would like to share one more thing I had my nerve pressed in my neck area and also my few discs got degenereted ( I exactly not sure its L3 or l5 I got to look into my report.
I am just coming over reacting to thst problem and now new problem starting with vibrating sound ,can any one please advice me good Neuro surgeon , I live in Los angles.
I am really worried worried about my health, will this problem lead to paralysis.
Does it has cure???????????????????? I am just going crazy.
I appreciate replies
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replied October 9th, 2011
having a similar problem, should we call it pagerfoot?!!!
several mo. ago I injured my neck and have been off work ever sense, im 35yo male, just had an mri, which showed bi lateral nerve impingement and 2 bulged discs, and i will be having surgery hopefully within the next two weeks.

Last night the bottom of my right foot started vibrating like a pager or cell phone out of the blue, and hasn't stopped, not sure what to make of it. wierd as hell, but maybe there is a connection to spine injury, seems fairly common, i am surprised there havnt been any replies from dr's. on here. hopefully it will go away after the surgery, i wonder if muscle relaxers would help
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replied April 4th, 2011
vibrating sound from my left heel
Hi
Even I am facing the same problem from past 2 days,i could hear vibrating sound from my paft heal just like cell phone ringing in vibrate mode, I am female and 28 years old.
Before all this(about 2years back) I would like to share one more thing I had my nerve pressed in my neck area and also my few discs got degenereted ( I exactly not sure its L3 or l5 I got to look into my report.
I am just coming over reacting to thst problem and now new problem starting with vibrating sound ,can any one please advice me good Neuro surgeon , I live in Los angles.
I am really worried worried about my health, will this problem lead to paralysis.
Does it has cure???????????????????? I am just going crazy.
I appreciate replies
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replied May 31st, 2011
re-post by aussiegal24 - mysterious vibration sensation
Hi everyone, this is aussiegal24 once again - I last posted on 26th December 2010 and I have been well. That first episode of vibration (without any movement or strength problems) went away completely after that initial period and I have been very well since then. I thought I would re-post to reassure some of you who, like me, must have been very worried when first feeling this. I did not see a doctor because the symptoms went away completely after a couple of weeks at most - I suspect that lack of sleep and a stressful situation in my personal life had a lot to do with it.

Two days ago for the first time in 6 months I experienced a similar (but slightly milder) sensation in my right elbow, where I would feel regular vibrations in my joint but I could not see any reason for it. It lasted about 24 hours and has gone away completely - in fact, I felt more comfortable this time because I knew it had gone away the previous time. I am living a very "demanding" lifestyle with very early mornings and long work days at the moment, so sleep deprivation was present I guess, but nothing major or out of the ordinary was happening in my life at the time.

Best wishes to all of you, and please know that in my case at least it has gone away and not been a major problem - if it stays for too long and you are worried it would be good for your peace of mind to been seen by a doctor!
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replied June 11th, 2011
I've also had the same problem for 13 months, but mine vibrate almost 24/7. Sometimes when I'm deep in thought, however, it will go away. But when I accidentally think about it, they vibrate again. It doesn't feel as if a cell phone is underneath. It's extremely annoying, though!
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