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Mays Landing, NJ
A 47-year-old female asked:

The surgeon nicked my nerve root l4 l5 and i have severe parylsis, he hit the nerve root exit and damaged it is it surgicaly repairable. failed fushi?

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Dr. Estrada Bernard
Neurosurgery 38 years experience
No : An injured nerve will not require surgery unless they is residual compression on the nerve. If there is no compression, it will need time to heal. It could take up to a year or more in some circumstances.

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Last updated Mar 3, 2016

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