: hi....my name is sushila, i just what to know what causes, numbness on my big toe..can you help me. i worked longer hrs on my feet with tennis shoes which i have never had problem but this mothersday i had to work more hrs on my feet,ankles got swell and the heel had feeling like when you buy new shoes and have blisters but this was under my heel, and then my big toe. It seems the toe numbness still there and the heel got better but oncea while it itches but there is nothing . toe is still numb try to rubb oil and massage but no difference, i am just scared that i want be diabetic. My mom passed away from diabetic. Could you please let me know. I am going to have blood work done for sugar. I have notice the big toe is more on inner side means right feet inner upper toe.