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Brain Or Nerve Damage
When you have Eye problem,it is not specifically on the eye itself,but in the visual cortex of the brain, some nerve damage. is it true?
Visual problems: When a person has a problem with vision, they can have a problem anywhere from their cornea. lens, retina and along the optic nerves to the visual cortex of the brain. Our retina is actually part of our central nervous system, as are the optic nerves. The muscles that move your eyeball are controlled by cranial nerves as well. Ophthalmology is the specialty of medicine that treats eye disorders. ...Read more
A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more
What would 12 white spots on brain and nerve damage in both arms and both hands and wrists and facial numbness in a 44 year old femal indicate?
Please let me know if there is an operation available for trochlear 4th cranial brain nerve damage?
Can taking Xanax (alprazolam) for a short period low dose (once a day for one week, 1.0) cause brain/nerve damage in body?
Xanax (alprazolam): No. No. No.Get a more detailed answer ›
My doctor prescribed nortriptyline 25 mg to take by mouth at bedtime for brain/ nerve damage. Is this effective?
What do you suggest if my doctor prescribed nortriptyline 25 mg to take by mouth at bedtime for brain/ nerve damage.?
What are the symptoms of lung cancer that spread to the brain? I have nerve damage from lung lobectomy and still have cancer. Do not want chemo.
Varied Brain sympto: Brain metastases often cause headaches which are persistent and progressive such that you will need medication to relieve it. other symptoms are nausea and or vomiting, vision changes and sometimes seizures. Paralysis of arms or legs can occur but only rarely. If there is any such concern a Brain MRI is a good test to check your brain.Radiotherapy and steroids are a good treatment(instead of Chemo ...Read more
Iam a 44 year old female, i recently had a MRI done and it showed 12 white spots on the brain, I have nerve damage in both arms, what could this be ?
Brain not affected: Given the types of TOPICAL TAGS I see you have used for this question the short answer is NO. There is absolutely no relationship between penile "nerve" damage as you state and some type of future dysfunction of the brain in terms of a functional or neurodegenerative order. ...Read more
Neuropraxia is defined as a temporary loss of function of the nerve. Some nerves are purely sensory while others carry both sensory and motor fibers. Traumatic contusion injuries to nerves or nerve compressions can cause Neuropraxia. Sensory nerves like sural nerve in the leg or mixed sensory and motor nerves like the median and ulnar nerves in the forearm & hand ...Read more
Anything that disrupts tissue integrity can cause brain damage: lack of or reduced oxygen (stroke), viamin deficiency, pressure (hydrocephalus, or, bleeding or tumor inside the skull), blunt or penetrating trauma; infection; inflammation (immune system mediated or otherwise); toxins (alcohol, ecstasy, lead, mercury, arsenic, to name but a few); diseases (ms, diabetes, ...Read more
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