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DrRussMD, Board Certified MD
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Dear Docter Can you tell me why around my ankles i get numbness

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Dear Docter
Can you tell me why around my ankles i get numbness and sometimes it
goes a little way up my legs , i do take a Nytol one tablet every night so
i can sleep ,i dont think i had this before takeing that , i do take thyroxine
100 mcg tablet and 20mg atorvastatin and asprin 75 mg a day , im a 72 year
femal still at work and very healthy apart from this .
Yours Faithfully
Mrs Beryl Stowers
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
There are many reasons this can happen.
Lower spine problems.
B vitamin deficiencies.
Heavy metals
Poor thyroid control
Autoimmune problems
Idiopathic neuropathy.
You need to see an internal medicine doctor right away.
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