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tell me more about a severed nerve?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Result Weak Muscle: It will take a long time for nerves to regenerate. If the nerves are not surgically re-connected, it becomes really hard for full function to return. Even with surgery there is evidence you may not get full recovery.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Could a severed nerve cause long term damage?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Yes: It will take a long time for nerves to regenerate. If the nerves are not surgically re-connected, it becomes really hard for full function to return. Even with surgery there is good evidence you may not get full recovery.

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