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Can neuropathy go away?

Can neuropathy go away?

Depends: It depends on what the cause of neuropathy is. In majority of cases you can improve symptoms by treating the underlying cause and taking appropriate meds. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Nerve Damage (Definition)

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


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I have femoral neuropathy after having simple arthoscopic knee surgery. My doctor tells me it's from the nerve block?How common and long this last?

I have femoral neuropathy after having simple arthoscopic knee surgery. My doctor tells me it's from the nerve block?How common and long this last?

Nerve injury: No one can tell how long will this last. It may be permanent, which is rare (1/10000), most of the injuries are temporary and may resolve within 1 year. ...Read more

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What is femoral neuropathy, I've been diagnosed with sudden onset peripheral neuropathy of the feet, and nerve pain throughout my body. Have severe pan in my left upper thigh,nothing helps the pain.

What is femoral neuropathy, I've been diagnosed with sudden onset peripheral neuropathy of the feet, and nerve pain throughout my body. Have severe pan in my left upper thigh,nothing helps the pain.

Spine vs Neuropathy: The cause of your pain may be a pinched nerve in the spine or around the thigh, especially if just on one side. It may also be neuropathy not due to compression (pinching), which usually is symmetric on both sides. A good neurologic exam by your doctor may be able to differentiate the source better. ...Read more

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How about FERMORAL NEUROPATHY. I'm a type 2 diabetic with servere NERVE DAMAGE to the left ankle which was caused by a slip and fall to my lower bk ?

How about FERMORAL NEUROPATHY. I'm a type 2 diabetic with servere NERVE DAMAGE to the left ankle which was caused by a slip and fall to my lower bk ?

Diabetes or Trauma ?: There are several types of neuropathy, including femoral or amyotrophy, which can affect patients who have diabetes. It is possible that you may have been or presently are having symptoms associated with them. The bigger issue is separating the damage caused by the physical trauma the ankle as well as the lower back. A neurologist might be the one to best sort out the various possibilities. ...Read more

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What pain pill stops the pain caused by sciatic and femoral nerve damage?

What pain pill stops the pain caused by sciatic and femoral nerve damage?

Few 'stop' the pain: It depends on what you mean by 'damage': crushed nerve?Inflamed nerve?Torn/cut nerve?Narcotics are often first-line for severe pain.If pain is due to inflammation, many drs may try steroids or NSAIDS, nerve stabilizers & anti-depressants.If the nerve is actually intact, but causes neuropathic pain, I'd recommend neuroprolotherapy to quiet the nerve.If effective, it actually DOES stop the pain. ...Read more

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What pain pill stops the pain caused by sciatic and femoral nerve damage?

Few 'stop' the pain: It depends on what you mean by 'damage': crushed nerve?Inflamed nerve?Torn/cut nerve?Narcotics are often first-line for severe pain.If pain is due to inflammation, many drs may try steroids or NSAIDS, nerve stabilizers & anti-depressants.If the nerve is actually intact, but causes neuropathic pain, I'd recommend neuroprolotherapy to quiet the nerve.If effective, it actually DOES stop the pain. ...Read more

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I had hip repacement on sept 10 had complications bleed 2000ccs and femerol nerve damage how long until I have some energy back?

I had hip repacement on sept 10 had complications bleed 2000ccs and femerol nerve damage how long until I have some energy back?

Hip replacement : Sounds like quite a complicated post op period. Was this an anterior approach. Was the a revision or an initial replacement. Energy levels will probable take in the neighborhood of 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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What can I do for neuropathy?

What can I do for neuropathy?

Not enough info: There sre numerous types and causes of neuropathy. You need to provide specifics to receive an answer. The best answer is to discuss this issue with a neurologist. ...Read more

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Is neuropathy a degenerative disease?

Is neuropathy a degenerative disease?

Not classified as: Neuropathy represents nerve alteration or damage usually secondary to an underlying medical condition such as diabetes, leprosy, vitamin deficiency. Although occasionally there are some congenital hereditary neuropathies, and some autoimmune nerve disorders, these would not usually be classified as degenerative. It is usually very possible to uncover causation in most cases. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Neuropathy (Definition)

Injury or damage to a nerve. A common cause ...Read more