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can there be any treatment available for nerve damage?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Yes, but: Why do you ask the question? See, loads of doctors can treat nerve injuries, and both surgery and medications are often employed. But rehab measures such as pt and ot can be helpful, besides occasional nerve blocks, and various injections. Suggest you get a diagnosis, and then participate in treatment.

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Does chinese medicine work for nerve damage?

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Can nerve damage heal?

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Yes: If the damage does not cause the nerve to be completely cut, then healing can occur. If a nerve has been cut, it will need to be reconnected in order to grow. Nerve grows about 1 mm/day, so depending on where the injury is, it may take over a year for recovery. It is difficult after a nerve is cut to get 100% recovery, but some return of sensation can be expected after repair.
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Does it take a long time for vats-related nerve damage to heal?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Yes: If the nerve damage is to skin and muscle the nerve may take a long time to regrow. Sometimes numbeness or neuropathic (nerve related) pain may take 6-12 months to go away completely. The good news is that there are a lot of new medications to help with pain control after vats.
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What essential oil can be used for the nervous system or nerve damage?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
? Vit b12, Cod liver: The nervous system has a limited change to recover from nervous death or sick cells. Vitamin b 12 and fish oil, omega 3 ( oil from cod liver) have been recommended but reconstruction of nerve cells can be achieved only by stem cell transplant and ordering the brain to repair the affected area ( physical therapy). Check what other drs. Have to say.
A 29-year-old member asked:

Any good web-sites with symptoms you get with nerve damage?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Here you go: Numbness, tingling, burning, stabbing, shooting, feels like bugs crawling on me, feels like a vise grip around me, feels like my skin is leather - just saved you a trip to another website.

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