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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raja Nandyal
50 years experience Pediatrics
No: Erb's palsy doesn't involve brain. So, memory loss has no link to erb's palsy.
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
No: Erbs palsy effects the peripheral nerves, not the brain. Watch http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=b68jtv0-teo to learn more.
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
No relationship: Erb palsy is the result of a stretching and or tearing of the nerves to the arm due to shoulder dystocia. It should not have anything to do with memo ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Erb's palsy: This refers to an injury of the upper part of the brachial plexus, which results in problems with the fifth and sixth nerve roots in the neck. Most co ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
No: Although your infant should not be in any pain, they may require physical therapy, or possibly surgery to regain full function of their arm.
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
It can be: The nerve damage can result in discomfort. We do occasionally need to treat the children with codeine. Watch http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=b68jtv0- ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Erb Palsy: It is really based on how severe the palsy is and age at the time its occur. Erb's palsy is most common in infancy and the physical and occupational t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Nordine
19 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: Erb's palsy is an injury to the nerves of the neck/shoulder that results in weakness of certain muscles of the arm and shoulder. Why 75-90% spontaneou ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Thorough exam first.: A thorough physical and neurological exam is a must; radiological and electrodiagnostic tests may also be needed.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Most are transient: Occasionally the forces of delivery & position of the head & shoulder during the final moments of delivery put stress on the nerves exiting the neck t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Erb Duchenne: Erb Duchenne paralysis or Erb palsy is the temporary damage of the nerves of the brachial plexus ( network of nerves in the shoulder area). It is most ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Lots of PT.: Erb-duchenne paralysis, or neonatal brachial plexus palsy (bpp), usually is treated with extensive physical therapy (including a home regimen) and som ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: What type of treatment are you considering?

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