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nerve damage in the wrist

A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Surgery: Best option is surgery if you have not had symptoms for long time. Time damages the nerve and once the nerve is liberated it starts to heal, to a cer ... Read More
Dr. David Tuckman
23 years experience Hand Surgery
Medications: If there is pressure on the nerve from a condition such as carpal tunnel surgery can help to allow the nerve to heal. Once there is nerve damage nothi ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Rest or surgery: If the nerve is bruised, rest it. If cut fix it.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
19 years experience Pain Management
Nerve damage : It depends on the underlying pathology. If there is nerve damage from a compressive pathology like carpal tunnel, the pathology will typically progres ... Read More
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Dr. Muhammad Arif
25 years experience Pain Management
Nerve regrowth: It will depend on various factors. Type of injury, completeness of injury, emg/ncv findings, duration are few of the factors influencing outcome. Disc ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Contact your doc: Not clear to me that you have any nerve damage, and would be unusual to acquire associated with cortisone injection. You need to pin down precisely w ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Did it cut the nerve: If so go see hand surgeon asap.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
This may be good: The pain in the list can suggest a neurological issue or possibly a vascular issue. The fact that it's gotten better is a good sign. I can't tell for ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Keswani
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
EMG: First of all, even if the bleeding has stopped if you have really cut your wrists you need immediate medical attention in an emergency room setting. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Alexander
62 years experience Rheumatology
Nerves heal w time: Nerve damage will heal unless nerve is severed or irreversibley damaged (axonal death) where the thumb wont oppose the little finger. It will otherwis ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Thumb numbness: Not sure exactly how you hurt your wrist but you may have injured a part of your median nerve if thumb is numb on the palm side or part of the radial ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Rarely the nerve is injured during surgery. You need to get a second opinion from a hand surgeon.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Where in the wrist: This depends on the distribution of the pain - we need to know where the pain is located. Your physician can help access where the pain is and what ... Read More

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