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olfactory nerve damage

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Somatosensory: Post central gyrus of the Parietal lobe.

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A 18-year-old male asked:
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Not exactly: Your olfactory nerve is from your brainstem and its branches eventually make their way to your nasal mucosa and receive input from your nose i.e. smel ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Waiting a Year?: You have waited a year without any specialist evaluation and treatment? Please go see an expert in this field. Your family physician will help you wit ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Would wait: I would wait. Look at your medications, if any, and stop smoking if you do so. It is not common neurologists can not solve this problem. They may o ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: If bleach or toilet cleaner touched your eyes, you would need to go to ER asap. Otherwise, if you just smelled fumes, you likely have not caused any p ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
20 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: If the damage does not cause the nerve to be completely cut, then healing can occur. If a nerve has been cut, it will need to be reconnected in order ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
20 years experience Hand Surgery
No: If the nerve is simply bruised, then the nerve damage may improve with time alone. However, nerve lacerations or direct injuries often require surgica ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Variable: Generically, if only the coverings of a nerve are involved (myelin), and healing begins, it will take about 4 weeks. If the central portion of the ne ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Very permanent: Your question is not open to an answer because you offer no specifics. What nerve? How severe is the involvement?
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nerve injury: An examination would be the place to start. If there is evidence of a nerve problem it could be further evaluated as to extent of injury with electro ... Read More
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