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Can Compression Of Nerve From Swelling Cause Nerve Damage
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
CRPS in the Head: When any new symptoms appear, talk with your doctor as soon as possible.
Standing on my right knee causes pain that of burning sensation. It lasts secs once I get off knee. No swelling. Fallen on them 10yrs. Nerve damage?
Sounds like you have: Arthritis, or a meniscal tear. The fall might be responsible for the arthritis, but I think its the daily activities with subtle injuries in a susceptible person resulting in a meniscal tear. Its not a nerve issue. See an orthopod and I am sure he'll help you. In the meantime, use a cane for support, as I have seen too many people falling ; making it worse. Good luck.
Bone healed in 5 th metatarsal fracture. Does nerve damage cause swelling & pain in foot ankle leg thigh and my hip? Ankle cracks some painfull
Can I expect to have nerve damage to my ankle due to docors not diagnosing my ankle pain and swelling due to os trigonum for 17 months.
Not usually: Though the posterior tibial nerve is in the vicinity of the os trigonium (posterior ankle joint) swelling will not usually cause nerve damage. Swelling can bring out some tarsal tunnel symptoms if you were predisposed to them from an already tight tarsal tunnel. Os triennium is a extra bone that 5% of the population have and can become symptomatic. Mri'shelp see if it is inflamed.See 1 more doctor answer
Slammed thumb in door. Not broke in the joint. Tip is numb. No swelling. Could there be nerve damage? Should I be concerned?
Possible: Likely contused the nerve; it should go away on it's own within a few days. If not go see your doc
63 y/o w/f : what is causing swelling, pain and itching in lower legs. L4 with a bone spur and s1 is degenerating with nerve damage in legs.?
Not sure.: Swelling is a common cause of itching and pain in the lower extremities. This needs evaluation by physician as many potential causes - some serious. Not related to bone spur or degeneration of s1.
Had a grade 3 ankle sprain, 10 weeks of pt still pain, weak, in stable and swelling. Doctor said I may have nerve damage? How is this treated?
Two thoughts...: If the ankle instability remains a chronic problem it can be treated with taping, bracing or surgery. Although you do not give any specifics on the location of the nerve injury there are a minority of ankle sprains that result in traction (neuropraxic) injuries to the superficial peroneal nerve. This is a sensory nerve on the top of the foot. See an orthopaedic surgeon: www. Aaos. Org.See 2 more doctor answers
I was told me that my ankle is swelling because of the nerve damage in my leg, they controls blood vessels; should I increase circulation by walking?
Support hose: Walking is good but you should wear support hose to prevent swelling and possible blood clots.See 1 more doctor answer
Prev nerve damage L5-S1, numb toes 3/4. Able to evaluate new injury with damage? Pinky toe pain, swelling spreading laterally and tingling neuropathy
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Three years ago, I was stung by a yellow jacket on the side of my big toe. The pain is so intense that I get tremors. I took benadryl (diphenhydramine). There is no swelling now. Canthere be possible nerve damage?
Probably not: It may me a reaction to the sting. You should seek medical attention asap.See 3 more doctor answers
5th metacarpal boxer fracture, splinted with swelling, numbness in my ring finger has began occurrin. Nerve damage from injury or because of swelling?
New md said emg showed nerve damage in foot and lower leg. Is it possible my osteoarthrosis of lumbar spine is causing the foot swelling /numbing.?
Yes: Yes, this is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
What would cause lower buttock & leg pain (top of thighs. Down calves) after testosterone pellet insertion? Nerve damage? Compression? Will it go away
What's best medication to reduce swelling around nerve of I have trigeminal neuropathy? Will lyrica (pregabalin) work?
Painful!: Most cases of trigeminal or facial nerve pain are diagnosed as neuralgia. The mechanism is usually compression on the nerve from a blood vessel or injury or as the result of MS. Medications that block nerve firing, such as anti-seizure medications, are typically used: carbamazepam, topiramate, gabapentin/Neurontin, and pregabalin/Lyrica are used. There are also a number of surgical treatments.
Can neuropathy cause my feet to swell? I have CHF but have never noticed any swelling. I have neuropathy in my feet. Just looking for an answer.
I have neuropathy in my toes. What are likely causes? NO swelling or redness either foot. Its the first 3 toes in each foot (large to small).HAIC norm
Many possibilities: Depending on what you describe as a neuropathy, it could be a number of different things. See you doctor to determine whether this can be assessed with a thorough history and physical examination, and whether there is a need for further either electrodiagnostic or radiographic testing.
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
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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