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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Sort of: Inflammation can manifest as itch due to stimulation of nerve fibers in the skin by chemicals like histamine and cytokines released by inflammatory ce ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly.: Depends upon how long ago this occurred, but nerve regrowth is often heralded by odd neurologic sensations.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Healing: Normal healing will cause itching for a limited time. If this was a mole it will help to take a picture of it now and monitor in time. If any signific ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Classically it causes numbness and shocking pain from elbow to hand bur have heard this described esp with subluxating ulnar nerve.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Degirolamo
19 years experience Podiatry
No: No, but they may tingle if you have a pinched lumbar or sacral nerve in your lower back. There are other reasons for tingling in the toes as well.... ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Can be: Especially if the pain is below the ear, not inside it. See an ENT doctor for an evaluation and treatment suggestions.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched Nerve: A pinched nerve can usually cause numbness and weakness, but not goosebumps.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: There are several anatomical planes between the two structures.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Puccio
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Ulnar nerve: We could be a combination of things, it could be irritation of your owner nerve at the elbow and every time you sneeze the jerking motion causes the n ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zachary Levine
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched nerve: The only capillaries that are directly broken from a herniated disk are around the disk, pinched nerves from a herniated disk generate pain, and on s ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and No: Short answer is that any opiate or narcotic, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine etc, will help just about any pain. But one develops rapid tolerance to ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Pinched nerve: Yes, although more commonly the pain is in the back of the thigh or calf along the course of the sciatic nerve.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Clinical exam: Would enable a foot doc to determine in a few minutes. Neuritis complaints are generally numbness, burning, tingling, shooting. Pressure on known nerv ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
49 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Thanks for asking!: Any severe stretch or pressure can cause sciatic irritation.Make sure the person doing the treatment is well trained.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possible: You could have some facial numbness or eye twitching from pinched nerves, but they do not normally go together. If it remains more than two weeks, you ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Hwang
12 years experience 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Pudendal Nerve: Not really as it supplies the perineum, anal region.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Sciatic pain can be due to an inflamatory reaction as well as direct nerve root compression or both. When a disc herniates, there is an inflammatory ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sciatica= nerve com-: Pression of the nerves making the sciatic nerve. If no compression then sciatica is unlikely, except if the compression is by spurs of bone from arthr ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience 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 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience 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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