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does herpes cause nerve damage

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes it can: Emg/ncv can be done to tell you if there is nerve damage but it won't tell you why.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: See a neurologist.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Collaboration: This is a puzzling and longstanding disorder and I recommend collaboration among an infectious disease specialist,hematologist and a neurologist. The ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No STD: No STD causes these symptoms. You have no infection from any sexual exposure.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not herpes: Herpes infections never cause these kinds of symptoms, and do not cause generalized peripheral neuropathy. You'll need to look for a different cause. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it cannot. It is used to diagnose nerve damage but does not cause it.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not so: TMJ may cause nerve damage but that is not a usual manifestation of this disorder. Surgery for TMJ can result in nerve injury.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Only if it hot enough to cause burns.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Hwang
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Numbness may be a sign of nerve irritation or nerve injury, but numbness itself does not cause nerve damage.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
31 years experience Cardiology
Not usually: Am amgiogram should not usually cause any nerve damage. Since to perform an angiogram, one must access an a rtery there can be temporary discomfort w ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Surfield
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unlikely: Botox slowly disappears from the area and the nerves go back to functioning normally afterwards.
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