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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Foucher
29 years experience Podiatry
It may decrease pain: Gabapentin, also known as Neurontin (gabapentin) does not heal a nerve injury. It may lessen the nerve related pain which is a form of treatment. I ... Read More
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Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Effects of gabapntn: gabapentin may treat the symptoms (pain) of a nerve injury but it does not improve the rate or the extent of recovery

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Duic
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Bruises, etc....: Soft tissue is a collective term applied to injury of skin, the fat and layers beneath the skin, but also can include the muscles, ligaments , tendons ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Graber
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sometimes: It depends upon the type of injury. Fresh injuries in particular can get worse with massage. A good general rule is that if it hurts more with massa ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: You can control the massage, and prevent any further injury.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Rest: Most soft tissue injuries heal with rest and immobilization. After the pain resolves, stretch and exercise.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
Antibiotics: Soft tissue injury can be infected if it is open.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Varies : Which soft tissue? Skin, fat, muscle ? Age, cancer, which part of body. Most in 2-4 weeks
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
The not bone part.: Simply stated, it is the injury to any tissue other than bone. This can be in the form of burn, bruise, scrape crushing, twisting, pulling just to nam ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6 weeks.: It could take up to 4-6 weeks.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
Need specifics: In general, mechanical stress in conjunction with connective tissue disorder, metabolic derangement, many chronic illnesses, and certain medication ca ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashwin Patel
42 years experience Urgent Care
Takes time to heal: The soft tissue injury to the back quite often takes longer to heal. Rest is very important. Also applying ice and heat will help. You can take over-t ... Read More

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