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gluteal nerve damage

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on symptoms: Is it from a posterior approach hip replacement? Physical therapy for strengthening accessory muscles to support hip flexion and make up for glut max ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Bartl
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Nerve Injury: Superior gluteal nerve injury may occur as a result of injections to the buttock, hip surgery, pelvic or hip fractures. A patient would demonstrate a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nomaan Ashraf
19 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Lumbar spine: You may have a pinched lumbar nerve and should get evaluated and possibly a lumbar spine mri.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Very rare outcome: If this did occur, and I have never heard of this complication in my entire career, you would experience weakness of buttock muscles with difficulty e ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
20 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: If the damage does not cause the nerve to be completely cut, then healing can occur. If a nerve has been cut, it will need to be reconnected in order ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
20 years experience Hand Surgery
No: If the nerve is simply bruised, then the nerve damage may improve with time alone. However, nerve lacerations or direct injuries often require surgica ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Variable: Generically, if only the coverings of a nerve are involved (myelin), and healing begins, it will take about 4 weeks. If the central portion of the ne ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Very permanent: Your question is not open to an answer because you offer no specifics. What nerve? How severe is the involvement?
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nerve injury: An examination would be the place to start. If there is evidence of a nerve problem it could be further evaluated as to extent of injury with electro ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Evaluation soon: Nerve damage is often a term i hear in clinic but does not necessarily mean permanent damage. If the decreased nerve function is caused by compression ... Read More
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