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Can You Break Toe And Severe The Nerve
Can a sciatic nerve cause you to have excessive water in the knee and pain swelling in ankle and foot? Or a torn acl?
Not directly. Tho --: The nerve injury can affect the whole leg resulting in weakness, inability to stand on it. Such situation can cause a fall or injury with pain/swelling of joints of the foot/ankle/knee. Torn acl is not particularly associated with nerve injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Possibly.: It is possible, but more likely that you would strain/sprain the toe possibly damaging ligaments. If you have a "very bad hammertoe" then you should seek a consultation from a surgically trained podiatrist and have it properly evaluated. He/she can give you different treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can athletes foot cause a pinky toe to swell up and cause pain half way up a foot to the point of intense pain and unable to walk?
This does not sound: like athlete's foot. Athlete's foot is a fungal infection, which causes a red, itchy and possibly slightly painful rash, but does not cause the kind of pain and swelling you are describing. Please see your doctor to get properly evaluated and treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could a healing fracture of 3rd and 4th metatarsal cause intense pain in those toes? I don't remember injuring the foot to cause this.
Neuroma pain.: There could be a very good chance you have a morton's neuroma. It is a nerve between your 3rd and 4th metatarsals that can cause intense pain to the respected toes. It is worse with tight shoes on and relieved by going without shoes. I was suggest having it looked at by a Podiatrist. Probably not a fracture since there is no obvious trauma. neuromas are a common problem. ...Read more
Can plantarfacitis cause foot pain and tingling to the ball of the foot and toes? And can you get it in both feet at the same time.
Yes : And yes both possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
How can drinking milk for a lactose intolerant person cause severe muscle and nerve pain from the shoulder and back down to the leg into the ankle?
It shouldn't,: The type of pain that you are describing is not typical of problems due to lactose intolerance. The description that you give lends more toward an orthopedic, perhaps a back problem, or a neurologic cause. I would recommend a check up by your doctor or by an orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon. Good luck. ...Read more
Why is it that some micro nerves have to be cut in foot and ankle surgery in order to get to the bones. N can such nerves be repaired or fixed?
Surgery is an injury: Whenever an incision is made, even small portals for arthroscopic surgery, there is injury caused by the surgeon. As far as nerves, we are very aware of the anatomical location of "important" nerves and rarely cause unintended injury. Very small nerves may be cut but these normally heal. ...Read more
Can blood stuck inside the toe nail cause a lot of pain to the point that its unbareable to walk?
How long can you have a pinched nerve or a herniated disc or suffer from nerve pain? And even with mild scoliosis can this affect your disc in your back and injuries that can happen to your the rustic spine
It varies: Pain arising from a "pinched" or irritated nerve in the spine usually goes away within a few weeks to a few months depending on the cause. However in a minority of cases the pain can persist for months or even years. Scoliosis is rotation/curvature of the spine most often in the middle back (thoracic) or lower back (lumbar). This can cause added stress to the discs in your spine. ...Read more
Fracture in the hand: Arm and forearm and elbow patternsof injury differ by age and mechanism significantly. A better question may be what is the most common bone injured in the hand in an elderly adult who falls on an outstretched hand. Or what is the most common bone way a bone is fractured in a child age 6-10 who falls on their elbow. I can go on ! ...Read more
Treat the cause: There are many causes of neuropathy such as diabetes, smoking, vit. B12 & D deficiencies, thyroid disease, side effects of medication. First thing to do is to make sure you have been properly investigated so that the cause is known. If the cause is known but treatment is still not effective then, talk with your doctor for options. Wanna chat live with neurologist? www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can a person get corporal tunnel in their shoulder and if so can it cause the upper arm to swell?
NO: Assuming you mean CARPAL Tunnel, that is from the median nerve being entrapped and inflamed as it goes through the carpal bones (which form a tunnel) in the wrist. Upper arm swelling and shoulder pains may be caused by another issue, so get it evaluated by Doc. best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What kind of wrist bracing could I use to reduce ulna nerve pain from a damaged nerve and clawing?
Simple but effective: Not a cure, but try this buy 2 simple items: a terrycloth tennis towel ( sold in sports stores ) and a pull-on neoprene ( body glove) tube wrist support: wear the pull on neoprene support OVER the tennis towel and use OTC antiinflammatory meds like Advil or Aleve (naproxen) ( if not allergic) ...Read more
Can a pinched nerve in back of neck kill you or cause you to not be able to swollow? Pain is base of skull into ear and up to top of skull.
Pinched nerve: Occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues. The common symptoms are numbness, sharp, aching or burning pain, which may radiate outward to your ear, eye, pharynx and extremities. Treatment: physical therapy, medications, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture. The treatment is usually effective and no need to die. Rec.: see a pain management specialist. ...Read more
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