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Doctor insights on: Crushed Nerves

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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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4broke bones one chip crushed nerve no insuarance.Will air cast work. How long does it take?

4broke bones one chip  crushed nerve no insuarance.Will air cast work. How long does it take?

No way...: Please seek the care of your nearest emergency room for appropriate management. Many hospitals have doctors on call who are obligated to treat and stabilize your injury regardless of your ability to pay. Also, you may be able to obtain care at a teaching hospital at little or no cost. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Optic nerve crushed, optic nerve transplant?

Optic nerve crushed, optic nerve transplant?

No recourse: A crushed optic nerve (how did this happen to you?) causes permanent changes which will alter the vision sometimes severely. There is currently no treatment known for this and a transplant is not possible. A discussion with a neuro-ophthalmologist would be helpful in this situation. ...Read more

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I have a crushed optic nerve that caused blindness and now my son of 8 years vision goes from dark to light what is this?

I have a crushed optic nerve that caused blindness and now my son of 8 years vision goes from dark to light what is this?

Sounds unrelated: The injury you sustained sounds traumatic. Your son is having different symptoms that are clearly no related to trauma. He should be able to cooperate with a good ophthalmology examination. His symptoms may be related to growing and maturing. He should protect his vision when out in the bright sun, and he should exercise his vision with good reading habits. ...Read more

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What are some of the cranial nerves?

What are some of the cranial nerves?

The cranial nerves: The cranial nerves may be given a number (roman numeral I-XII) or a name

(their names are, in order: olfactory, ophthalmic, oculomotor, trochlear, trigeminal, abducens, facial, vestibulocochlear, glossopharyngeal, vagus, accessory, hypglossal)

They conduct regular senses and special senses of the face. ...Read more

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How can calm my nerves?

How can calm my nerves?

Yes: First, be sure you are minimally physically active every day. Then, look up "mindfulness-based stress reduction". Try to do at least five minutes twice a day. Then, if you still have symptoms, find a "cognitive behavioral therapist" to help you learn coping skills. Each of these actions have been proven to help anxiety. At last resort, there are meds which work best with therapy and exercise. ...Read more

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Do pinched nerves heal ?

Change with time: Does occur. Whether for better or worse depends on the cause of the pinching, if your behavior had anything to do with the pinching, for example, leaning down and picking something heavy off the ground, and you keep doing that, you won't get better. But if pinched nerve not due to something you did.. Changes occur over time & sometimes symptoms worsen, sometimes improve. ...Read more

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Could tea calm down your nerves?

Could tea calm down your nerves?

Chamomille Tea: or sipping green tea is often calming. ...Read more

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Could ice damage your skin/nerves?

Could ice damage your skin/nerves?

Wary of frostbite: A little ice should not damage the skin or the nerves, but a lot of ice- as in frostbite- can be very damaging. It is not the ice but prolonged cold that can be a problem. ...Read more

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Can pudendal nerves heal if damaged?

Can pudendal nerves heal if damaged?

Some do Some don't: Depends on how bad the injury to the nerve was. i would suggest you see a specialist in nerve injury to assess your healing. You need to see a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist that evaluates for pudendal nerve injuries. ...Read more

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Can the trigeminal nerves ever heal?

Can the trigeminal nerves ever heal?

Some do Some don't: Depends on how bad the injury to the nerve was. I would suggest you see a specialist in nerve injury to assess your healing. If the nerve heals it will likely take some time since nerves heal slowly. ...Read more

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What causes demyelination of nerves?

Demyelination: Some causes are Inflammation, Viral infection, Metabolic problems, Lack of oxygen, Physical compression. ...Read more

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What nerves are effected in a stroke?

What nerves are effected in a stroke?

Stroke: The nerves connected to the damaged brain tissue are those affected. ...Read more

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What's a cranial nerves dysfunctional?

Cranial Nerves: There are 12 cranial nerves which control all of the muscle function and sensation for the head and face. Each of these nerves has a different function. If one of the nerves becomes dysfunctional, the part of the head or face that it controls will not function properly. ...Read more

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What causes inflammation of the nerves?

Multiple issues can: Cause neuropathy, like auto-immune disease, nutritional deficiency, diabetes, vasculitis. Drug toxicity and alcohol. ...Read more

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How to calm my nerves before a big exam?

Exam: Before exam make a study schedule and follow it. Practice self hypnosis for anxiety and cbt therapy. Worse case scenario you may need propanolol and or xanax (alprazolam) if no contraindication or side effects under strict md supervision. Meda should be absolute last resort. ...Read more

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How can damaged neck nerves be treated ?

How can damaged neck nerves be treated ?

Depends: This is very dependant upon the cause and type of damage. Repair may sometimes be an option but again, it depends upon the cause and type of damage. ...Read more

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How long do pinched nerves take to heal?

How long do pinched nerves take to heal?

Usually no surgery: Most just get better with time. So anyone can claim a 90% success rate with their care as this is the natural history but lifestyle changes including exercise, smoking cessation and weight control are important especially in minimizing recurrences. Sometimes , physical therapy, activity modifications, medication and epidural steroid injections can be of benefit. ...Read more

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How long to recover from pinched nerves?

How long to recover from pinched nerves?

75% are better : Between 2 -12 weeks with only 10% needing surgery when due to a disc herniation. Treatment includes guided exercise, activity modification, medication for symptom relief and possibly epidural steroid injections. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can calm my nerves?

Can you tell me how i can calm my nerves?

See a therapist: Everyone has some anxiety. Therapists can teach you relaxation techniques and/or hypnosis to prepare calm you nerves. ...Read more

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Will dead nerves get replaced eventually?

Unlikely: Certain diseaes, like diabetes, destroy nerves, and tehy do not regrow. On the other hand, limbs can be amputated, and nerves that are no longer there can continue to produce pain and sensation. Unlike salamanders, we do not regrow parts. ...Read more

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What can I do to relax and calm my nerves?

What can I do to relax and calm my nerves?

Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more

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Does Valium calm down overactive nerves ?

Does Valium calm down overactive nerves ?

Not exactly: It is a benzodiazepine and is useful for a very brief, specific emotionally difficult event - like a tragic funeral, etc. Used too much over time, it can actually cause some serious emotional problems. Again - responsible appropriate use can help a person through a hard time - all medications need to be used only as directed. Learn ways to relax - CBT therapy, yoga, meditation, etc. do work. Best! ...Read more

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Does biral actually work to calm the nerves?

Does biral actually work to calm the nerves?

Biral is a natural: Product of plant origin which act on central nervous system to bring about a mild sedative action. Should not cause drowsiness or impair mental status during the day. Look for a doctor with experience using it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the best way for me to calm my nerves?

Multiple ways: Deep breathing exercises and progressive relaxation help. Listening to music or doing something that helps calm you helps. Imagine being in a place that is calming and soothing to you especially during times of high anxiety. Yoga, meditation, long walks, are all ways that help most people. ...Read more