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obturator nerve damage symptoms

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Variable: If the nerve is cut and repaired at the original surgery, the prognosis is usually good, but recovery can take about one year. This is because the ner ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Up to a Year: If the nerve is cut and repaired at the original surgery, the prognosis is usually good, but recovery can take about one year.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Patients with obturator nerve injury have possible numbness and pain radiating to their inner thigh. Adduction thigh weakness can occur (ability to mo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: Impingement of the nerve by an abnormal muscle or scar tissue or a stretch of the nerve can produce a burning type pain in the groin or on the front o ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Obturator is a hip stabilizing muscle. It helps rotate the leg outward. The sciatic nerve can be involved with obturator problems. Stretching may h ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
40 years experience Radiology
Not pelvic pain: The obturator nerve serves the yellow area in the picture, Compression/injury symptoms include "medial [inner] thigh or groin pain, weakness with leg ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Patients with obturator nerve injury have possible numbness and pain radiating to their inner thigh and groin. Adduction thigh weakness can occur (abi ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Not common: This is not a common injury. Knowing the cause would help. Most nerve injuries will heal with time. This nerve provides both muscular control and s ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
13 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Neurolysis?: That's a strange procedure. I've never heard of obturator nerve entrapment that requires release and neurolysis. I might get a second opinion.
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

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