Symptom: Foot numbness

Foot numbness: Loss of feeling or sensation
Introduction: Numbness usually arises from damage or disease of nerves. Numbness is often associated with or preceded by abnormal pain-like sensations often described as pins-and-needles, prickling or burning sensations called paresthesias; see foot paresthesias. Any numbness or abnormal sensations need prompt professional medical advice.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Foot numbness:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Foot numbness (6 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Foot numbness (9 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Foot numbness: foot paresthesia (19), foot burning (0)
    Foot numbness type of: Foot symptoms (66), Numbness (69), Leg numbness (22)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Foot numbness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Foot numbness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Foot numbness: The following list of conditions have 'Foot numbness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Broken foot ... numb foot
  • Buerger's disease ... foot numbness


  • Diabetes ... foot numbness
  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy ... numbness in feet


  • Hyperventilation ... numb feet


  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy ... feet numbness


  • Polyneuritis ... foot numbness


  • Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord ... numb feet


  • Type 2 diabetes ... foot numbness

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