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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience in Urology
Numb penis: If the urologist did not find anything is probably nothing to worry about, the imortant thing is that is getting better.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: I can't believe there is another penis nerve damage question. Are you simply repeating the questions under a different name? The concept of nerve dama ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
Damage and IVIG: Nerve damage does not normally heal in response to IVIG therapy, but there are several helpful treatments that may be available from urology for this ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
Try urology: traumatic nerve injury would not respond to IVIG treatment. For your particular condition, a urologist could probably help.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Massimi
12 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes, it can: The sural nerve is a purely sensory nerve and damage to it can cause numbness on the outside of your ankle and foot.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
YES: Damage to the nerves that supply the perineum may result in penile numbness. It is well known that bicycle riding, which is an excellent aerobic exerc ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Not unless there is separate nerve damage from the same trauma.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Hwang
12 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Numbness may be a sign of nerve irritation or nerve injury, but numbness itself does not cause nerve damage.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience in Neurosurgery
possibly: If your numbness matches the characteristic distribution of known cutaneous nerves of the scalp, you might be suffering from a neuralgia. Talk to your ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience in Neurosurgery
More info: More information would be needed to assist you in understanding the problem.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Casey
43 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: Sensory symptoms of small fiber neuropathy are highly variable. Common complaints include paresthesias, dysesthesias, and insensitivity to pain. Pares ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: But since you present no details of your symptoms, it is impossible to say. See a doctor and determine is an electromyogram would be helpful in making ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: It can in the distribution of the ulnar nerve but not in other places.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Anything constantly rubbing or trauma to the area can cause a pudendal injury. Big problem for cyclists...
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
The cranial nerves : And there are 12, arise in the pons, midbrain and brain stem. The facial laceration is likely to severe/injue branches of vii, the facial nerve, prov ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: You describe symptoms of radiculopathy which is when a nerve malfunctions due to some type of pressure on the nerve. You should see your family md fo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes.: If the compression is severe enough to stop nerve conduction, atrophy of the affected muscles is likely.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
No recourse: A crushed optic nerve (how did this happen to you?) causes permanent changes which will alter the vision sometimes severely. There is currently no tr ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
35 years experience in Neurology
?expected?: I expect the indication for the surgery was already having numbness. Seek the consultation of a neurologist to clarify the symptoms and cause.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience in Pain Management
Location: Both nerves have predictable locations that they supply sensation that typically can be determined by a history and physical.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
If: Placed correctly should help with pinched nerve, sometimes they migrate (leads) go have them checked.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
29 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Maybe, maybe not: Nerve pain from sciatica almost always (over 90%) heals itself. Nerve damage is less predictable. Some nerve damage is reversible, but the healing p ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience in Neurosurgery
Possibly: Nerve injury implies some kind of damage to the nerve itself. While spinal cord and nerves are both nervous tissue, nerves typically are structures th ... Read More
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