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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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I woke up with feeling like squeezing muscle or nerves all over my body and left side of my back dull & burning almost everyday & can't sleep well?

I woke up with feeling like squeezing muscle or nerves all over my body and left side of my back dull & burning almost everyday & can't sleep well?

Fibromyalgia ?: 61y fem. w. daily "squeezing pain all over my body" & left back "burns". This sounds musculoskeletal, and General Medical exam needed. If no distinct findings, then fibromyalgia needs to be considered. ...Read more

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2 months ago I had two pieces of my rib removed on back. I am now feeling sharp, burning pains along side of my rib. Pinched nerve? What Can I do?

2 months ago I had two pieces of my rib removed on  back. I am now feeling sharp, burning pains along side of my rib. Pinched nerve? What Can I do?

Why did you have it?: What was the reason for the surgery? Could you have impingement on an intercostal nerve? Yes. If so, response depends on the background situation. If you don't have pain proneness and no other background pain syndromes then injection of an impinged intercostal nerve can be helpful. Was the background problem something that could be progressive? Do you need re-eval for that? ...Read more

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Can my burning feeling on my vulva be nerve related?

It is possible: This is possible, but it is a good idea to be sure there is no infection or skin condition first. These are much more common. ...Read more

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Pinch nerve feeling right above right hip for 2 days now kind of burning pain. What could it be?

Pinch nerve feeling right above right hip  for 2 days now kind of burning pain. What could it be?

Bursitis: While low back pain will refer to the hip, hip pain is felt in the groin area. This type of pain is consistent with inflammation of tissues overlying the trochanter, located on upper outer thigh. NSAIDs, injections, and physical therapy modalities will help,this. See your doc for treatment. ' ...Read more

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If warm/burning prickly feeling in legs stop when pressure is applied(kneehighsocks)but continues where theresnopressure, not seriousjustpinched nerve?

If warm/burning prickly feeling in legs stop when pressure is applied(kneehighsocks)but continues where theresnopressure, not seriousjustpinched nerve?

Neuropathy symptoms: Tingling and sense of heat are common symptoms of neuropathy. Often, when there are other stimuli, like the pressure of stockings, the symptoms are less noticeable. Think of when you have a small cut, it hurts, and you apply pressure and it feels better. A "pinched nerve" per se should not necessarily feel better with applied pressure. ...Read more

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Ever since I got shots in my back a couple days after I start feeling burning in the bottom of my foot. Could it be nerve damage?

Ever since I got shots in my back a couple days after I start feeling burning in the bottom of my foot. Could it be nerve damage?

Contact doctor: Back injections can temporarily help some conditions, but may make others transiently worse. Since I know little about your particulars, propose contacting the injecting doctor. Two possibilities: your back problem is getting worse, or shot caused some local inflammation, radiating to foot. Yet, cannot exclude local foot problem, so, get examined. ...Read more