A 49-year-old female asked:
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how long should it take for a bruised nerve in my back to heal?

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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Need Clarification: What does bruised nerve means. Did you fall? Is there sciatic nerve impingement?
Answered on Oct 27, 2018

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