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Dr. James Rotchford
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Causalgia?: Finding someone qualified to assist you can often be problematic. Causalgia may be a label that helps you find proper help. There is always hope wh ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes/no: It is normal to cut peripheral nerves if an incision was used for this procedure. Abnormal sensations around that area are normal for a while. Nerves ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgery: Your concern should be discussed with your anesthesiologist who will be doing your case. Positioning during surgery should also be discussed with your ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
27 years experience Neurology
Tingling: There are a number of reasons why you might have tingling or numbness following such a procedure. There can be local inflammation of the nerves, and ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Vasilev
37 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Perhaps but why?: Any muscle that loses its innervation may atrophy, but in this case there is collateral innervation from a branch of the sciatic (tibial) & possib ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgeon: If your pain is limited to your hysterectomy scar, most likely it can be easily treated by an experienced plastic surgeon. Sometimes nerves can get ca ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Boelter
48 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: If your symptoms were better and became worse on azulfidine (sulfasalazine) you need to contact and see your doctor!
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal pain: You did not note why you had the hysterectomy. It could be related to that if ovarian or uterine mass issue. It could be nerve pain but also could be ... Read More
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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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