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A 37-year-old member asked:

Can an entrapped nerve be cured?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Nerve entrapment: In most cases, yes, depending on the cause & the location. For example, if the cause is obesity, weight reduction is the goal. If by compression on the nerve, surgical intervention is done, etc.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Surgical release may resolve symptoms
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Yes, but: Since this varies so much in terms of location, chronicity, severity, and co-morbidities, need to be more specific regarding the situation, so your question can be answered with more clarity.

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