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A 51-year-old male asked:

Given a good prognosis for alc neuropathy by a neuro and quit drinking, what would an est recover time be to heal the damaged nerves in my feet?

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Peripheral neuropath: Depends on the origin extent of the injury to the nerves. If just the insulation is effected then 1-3 months is the earliest. If the nerves themselves are involved then months to a year if recovery is possible. May not be reversible.
Last updated Oct 26, 2012

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