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what is the best treatment for brain or nerve damage

A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Neck pain & speech: Please see a doctor ASAP if you have not seen one. Any of the causes you mention are possibilities and if something is brewing, e.g., a stroke, you n ... Read More

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Dr. Kenneth Liu
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Time.: There is really no medicine or procedure that can improve or hasten recovery from brain damage. Your brain will heal with time. The best thing a patie ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Siefferman
13 years experience Pain Management
Unclear: Unfortunately there is no clear way to prevent chemo-associated neuropathy. Some medications such as steroids, gabapentin/pregabalin, or antidepressa ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Alexander
61 years experience Rheumatology
Nerves heal w time: Nerve damage will heal unless nerve is severed or irreversibley damaged (axonal death) where the thumb wont oppose the little finger. It will otherwis ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Treating damage: You should be seen at a rehabilitation program which provides out patient services to people with brain damage. There you will find specialists who c ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Many variables: Many things go into treatment and eventual recovery . How severe was the damage. Was it just one incident or repeated insults like concussions with sp ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
23 years experience Radiology
Likely no: As you can imagine, this is a very general question without any details regarding the actual medication given, the medication effects, the patient's p ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
ABC's: Airway, breathing, circulation. These are the tenets of "in the field" first aid. They establish an airway (can be basic or actual endotracheal tube ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
None: There is no evidence that treatments guaranteee no damage. However one does the best they can.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
When given early: Optimally if given within two hrs of symptoms. May be given between 3 and 4 hrs but with increased risk and diminishing rewards.

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