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Doctor insights on: Damage To The Nerves

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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

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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Could music damage my facial nerves?

Could music damage my facial nerves?

No: The facial nerve activates the muscles of the face and is not involved in hearing - so there would be no effect of music on this system. ...Read more

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Mri shows I have small fibroid on right submandibular gland.is the surgery major? Does it damage my facial nerves?better to do in india or u.s?

Mri shows I have small fibroid on right submandibular gland.is the surgery major? Does it damage my facial nerves?better to do in india or u.s?

Yes, perhaps ENT: Major in that facial nerve could be injured. Scar on neck. Facial nerve injury rare but possible. There are very skilled surgeons in both US and India Make sure surgeon is board certified ENT doc. ...Read more

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I'm a wk/5 days post op thyroid remove, I have no voice. there no damage to the nerves tho. How long will it take to get my voice back?

I'm a wk/5 days post op thyroid remove, I  have no voice. there  no damage to the nerves tho. How long will it take to get my voice back?

Nerve damage?: I'm very concerned about your statement that there is no nerve damage. One of the major risks of thyroid surgery is injury to the recurrent laryngeal nerve, which is the nerve to your voice box. Even if the nerve appears to be intact or is intact, it could still be weak causing a breathy voice. Your lack of a voice could also be from swelling just from the breathing tube. It could take weeks. ...Read more

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Have irritated or damaged nerve or nerves from having laparoscopy gallbladder surgery what is the best way to cure this problem?

Are you sure?: Laparoscopy doesn't damage nerves during removal of the gall bladder. What makes you think that happened? I have done hundreds of these procedures and never heard of nerve damage as a side effect or complication of this procedure. ...Read more

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I'm assuming what I have is a ganglion cyst on my wrist. The only problem I have is that I can't wear my watch. It's about 1/2 in in diameter. Is it necessary to get it removed? Will having it cause damage to my nerves or tendons?

I'm assuming what I have is a ganglion cyst on my wrist. The only problem I have is that I can't wear my watch. It's about 1/2 in in diameter. Is it necessary to get it removed? Will having it cause damage to my nerves or tendons?

Yes: A ganglion does not need to b removed unless it is symptomatic.. If you can not wear a watch then I would suggest removal. Removal should not cause damage to nerves or motor nerves ...Read more

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Can mechanical traction cause nerve damage to pudendal nerves?

Can mechanical traction cause nerve damage to pudendal nerves?

Yes: Anything constantly rubbing or trauma to the area can cause a pudendal injury. Big problem for cyclists... ...Read more