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Sudden Numbness In Lower Legs

Sudden Numbness In Lower Legs

After working 2/12 hour shifts. I went to sleep. Upon awakening no pain was present in the lower legs but toes were tingling like they were asleep.
Thought getting up and moving around would help. But was wrong it got worse.
Husband took me to the ER. The dr didn't believe me and almost laughed while watching me try to walk. I was shaky and really week all over.
Dr looks at husband and asked do you have a walker at home. Well no he exclaimed. Then labs came back and blood work read… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Maybe 12 hours is too long to be on your feet? Do you wear orthotics? If not, they could help distribute your body weight to the entire foot. I agree that seeing a neurologist could help. My sister suffers from Morton's neuroma. She has tingling and numbness in her forefoot. Orthotics have helped as well as physiotherapy for narrowing in lumbar spine. @A myRAteam Member good luck!

posted over 3 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Have you been to a neurologist? Because you mentioned that your toes are tingling, that sounds like a nerve issue. I would highly recommend that you see one.

posted over 3 years ago
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