Must Read
We answer the questions: What is a wart? How do warts spread? What types of warts can you get? More basic facts on warts and plantar warts here....
What causes warts and in particular, plantar warts? And are adults or children more at risk of getting them. More on risks and causes here....
Do you know how to spot a wart? Learn the signs and symptoms of warts located on the feet, plus when you should seek medical help for a plantar wart....
User Profile
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.

Did you find this post helpful?
First Helper User Profile

User Profile
replied May 15th, 2010
Foot Disorders Answer A12113
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....

Did you find this post helpful?
This question has been answered by the doctor. This topic is now open for public discussion, however no comments below this point will be answered by a doctor.
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Foot Disorders , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.