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saphenous nerve damage

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Looks like: your question is incomplete Is it a SAPHENOUS NERVE BLOCK??????? That would make sense to diagnose and with Cortisone possibly treat the nerve. Ask a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Why ask here?: It's SOP before a procedure to have the patient read, discuss & sign a consent form that should describe the procedure & will (or should) spec ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Mosley
19 years experience General Practice
Orthopedics: Is the surgery specialty that can repair the injury that led to impingement of the saphenous nerve. Neurology can treat the symptoms of nerve-related ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Where on the : Foot does it hurt? What does the pain feel like? What time of day does it hurt? Does anything make it feel better? How did it start?
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edison Wong
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Clot or muscle: Either a venous clot, or muscle spasm from strain or cramp. Could be a pulled medial hamstring, vastus medialis, adductor longus, adductor magnus, gr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Discomfort: Nerve impingement feels different than just "discomfort". From your description of the symptoms, unlikely. There may possibly be other reasons for y ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
19 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
19 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
51 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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