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How long will it take the feeling to come back to a thumb if the nerve is bruised?

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Dr. Adam Burkey
Neurology 30 years experience
Cm per month: Nerves regrow at a centimeter a month, on average. Provided the trauma was to the thumb it should be in under three months provided the nerve was left intact and can regenerate along its prior course.

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Last updated Jun 17, 2013

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