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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
EMG/NCS: The best study to evaluate nerve injury is emg/ncs - nerve conduction study. These are preformed by a neurologist. It involves placing small needles ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Nerve damage: There two tests available to access for nerve damage, an MRI of the nerve and an EMG (electromyography).
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Urologist can help: There are imaging studies that look at a bladder functioning in real time. One should see his urologist and ask about them. They are sometimes called ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Often you: need both. The NCS will check on how fast the nerves are working and the EMG will make sure the muscle is getting adequate nerve impulses.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not necessarily: Sometimes tiny infarcts in the brain do not affect the electric conduit and therefore the eeg may not show an abnoramilty.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See doctor: Nerve injury is a possibility from a blood draw. I would see a neurologist.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: It is a rare chiropractor who can make this diagnosis let alone give a referral to a real doctor. But in most states and most insurance plans, they c ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Trpkovski
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Emg: As far as I know EMG and nerve conduction study are one in the same . There is some pain and yes if you have a nerve injury and the area is already in ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Test CN IX and X: Neurologic exam for cranial nerves ix and x is performed simultaneously. We are looking for the soft palate elevation and gag reflex. Introduce tongue ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
It is possible: Nerve conduction study would give information

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