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Can nerves in hand regenerate?

Can nerves in hand regenerate?

Yes: Nerve injuries do recover if the ends of the severed nerve are sewn together by a hand surgeon. Beware that it is a very slow process. Nerves grow back 1 inch per month from the cut end out to the finger tips, so expect months before feeling may start to come back, though initial feeling may be more like the pins and needles of a nerve waking up before any quality sensation comes back. ...Read more

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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 had a bad hand injury and severed my clavicle nerve. Can DMSO cream can help with nerve regeneration?

I had a bad hand injury and severed my clavicle nerve. Can DMSO cream can help with nerve regeneration?

Clavicle nerve?: There is no clavicle nerve, however if a nerve was severed DMSO will have no effect on nerve regeneration. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a bad hand injury and severed my clavicle nerve..i've heard DMSO cream can help with nerve regeneration .. has anyone tried it?

No clavicle nerve: There is no clavicle nerve and dmso will be of no help in stimulating nerve regeneration. If it is a digital nerve it needs to be repaired and will take months to completely regenerate. ...Read more

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My nerves in hands and face shake?

My nerves in hands and face shake?

Tremor: Several reasons for shaking, and your brief description may be consistent with heredofamilial essential tremor, but could possess hyperthyroidism, or medication reaction. Parkinson's and Wilson's both have specific tremors, and all of the above could be considered. A neurologist will sort out, and guide therapy decisions. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to reduce shaky hands, nerves?

I need some tips on how to reduce shaky hands, nerves?

Tremors: You need t be evaluated first by your PCP to determine if the cause is medical such as thyroid disease, or psychological such as anxiety. ...Read more

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The nerves in my hands are tingly. I am not sure why. Any thoughts?

The nerves in my hands are tingly.  I am not sure why.  Any thoughts?

Multiple reasons: Tingy hands can be from multiple reasons such as capral tunnel or other nerve damage or can be as sign of anxiety. If it bad enough for you see fmd. ...Read more

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I burned my hand. What can I do to make sure nothing is wrong with my nerves?

I burned my hand. What can I do to make sure nothing is wrong with my nerves?

See doctor: See your fp to have nerve function evaluated since there are nerves for pain, pressure, light touch, hot/cold. ...Read more

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I cut the side of my hand two weeks ago. Feels like i cut some nerves. How long until it heals?

I cut the side of my hand two weeks ago. Feels like i cut some nerves. How long until it heals?

Depends: Depends on severity and location of the injury. It may or may not repair if you just sit around and wait for a miracle to happen. Would be better to see your physician for examination. Referral to neurologist, neurosurgeon, orthopedic surgeon, physical therapist, etc, may be indicated. ...Read more

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Can there be nerves in your hands?

Hand nerve: Your hand has several nerves which control the wrist and finger movement. The ability to extend and flex a finger is due to nerves that control this movement. ...Read more

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Which is the medical term for crossed nerves in hands?

Come again?: I'm sorry, your question is not clear. Nerves aren't like electrical wires. They don't really "cross." Some nerves do communicate physically through connections called anastomoses, but the nerves aren't talking to each other. The nerve impulses always go between the brain and a muscle or a sensory structure, either outbound or inbound. Nerves don't "short circuit" like electrical circuits. ...Read more