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Why are my toes tingling?

Toes tingle for many reasons, though the most common source is some kind of nerve issue like tarsal tunnel syndrome or Morton’s neuroma. Injured, pinched, compressed, or irritated nerves can misfire and develop a painful, tingly, pins-and-needles sensation. In a condition like tarsal tunnel syndrome, one of the main nerves running into your foot from your lower leg ends up pinched in your ankle, which can lead to tingling throughout your whole foot.

Why Your Toes May Tingle

Other common causes include peripheral neuropathy (particularly from diabetes), poor circulation, vitamin deficiencies, autoimmune diseases, and even alcoholism. Sometimes tumors press on a nerve and cause damage. Kidney or liver issues, hormone imbalances, and chronic inflammation can lead to tingling toes as well. To properly treat your discomfort, you need to have the exact cause diagnosed. Let Dr. Darren Silvester at Next Step Foot & Ankle Clinic help you address your nerve-related discomfort. Use our online form or call (830) 569-3338 to make an appointment with us.

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