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Burning and tingling in one foot along with severe constipation
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An_249028 posted:
Four several months, I wake up every night with a severe pain in my left foot. It's a combination of burning, tingling and pain...I am also experiencing severe constipation at least once a week....Could the pain in my foot be caused by some sort of nerve damage, and could constipation be related to this as well? Please advise.
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lifes responded:
Ask your doctor about neuropathy. Make sure you are checked for diabetes, but typically just one side would be something in your lower back. Constipation is a separate issue, unless it is somehow putting pressure on a nerve.


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