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nerve damage from sunburn

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Peripheral Neuropath: No. It does not cause neuropathy.
Dr. Derron Wilson
25 years experience Pain Management
No: Extremely unlikely. A sunburn is typically only a superficial burn.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
No: There are many causes of peripheral neuropathy but sunburn is not one of them.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
27 years experience Podiatry
Nerve damage?: Please consult with your primary care physician or a neurologist for a thorough exam.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Yes and no: A severed or ruptured nerve theoretically can be repaired surgically, but that does not guarantee complete healing and normal function. Nerves do hav ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Feliz
31 years experience Pain Management
Nerve damage: Nerve damage most often leads to either burning pain, weakness and numbness. The most important thing to do is to try to identify the cause of the ... 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anshul Gandhi
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Gout Complications: Gout complications can include joint damage, joint deformity, loss of mobility or range of motion, bone loss, tophi (chalky lumps or deposits that for ... Read More
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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Definitely,: Er doctors and any doctor in general are trained to diagnosed nerve damage by providing complete neurologic examination. They also can request a consu ... Read More
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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.

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