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Nerve damage in ball of foot.When i press is certain spot it send electric shocks on toes.Tried injection, on lyrica but not woking. Wiil it heal?

Nerve damage in ball of foot.When i press is certain spot it send electric shocks on toes.Tried injection, on lyrica but not woking. Wiil it heal?

Neuroma: You may be suffering from a neuroma due to long history of improper footwear or prolonged weighbearing. Need to see a podiatrist for further exam and treatment. ...Read more

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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Nerve damage in ball of foot, when i press in certain spot it sends electric shocks in toes. Mri normal. Tried injection. On lyrica not helping?

Nerve damage in ball of foot, when i press in certain spot it sends electric shocks in toes. Mri normal. Tried injection. On lyrica not helping?

Neuropathy : Neuropathy may not be seen on MRI. Especially of small distal nerves. Symptoms may be consistent with tarsal tunnel compression. Recommend seeing physiatrist (PMR medicine) or podiatrist. ...Read more

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I'm taking 75mg of lyrica twice a day for nerve damage in ball of foot ( no neuroma ). 1week and no improvement. How long before it starts to work?

I'm taking 75mg of lyrica twice a day for nerve damage in ball of foot ( no neuroma ). 1week and no improvement. How long before it starts to work?

May not work: You need to have your foot re-evaluated by another foot specialist. It's best to know what caused the nerve damage to that area of your foot first, prior to treatment. This may be simply from bad foot mechanics or shoes. ...Read more

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Hit little toe up wall caused pain and bleeding whenever I first get up in the morning I get pins and needles in that foot Nerve damage?

Hit little toe up wall caused pain and bleeding whenever I first get up in the morning I get pins and needles in that foot Nerve damage?

Toe pain: Whenever you bang your foot or toe against a hard object, such as a wall, you can cause some damage to the nerve endings of the foot and or toe. If the pain persists, you must have an XRAY and have your foot examined. Do you also have diabetes? This can also cause numbness in the feet. You may also need a NCS test of the nerves. See a Podiatrsit ASAP. ...Read more

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Can foot soaks in bleach cause nerve damage?

Can foot soaks in bleach cause nerve damage?

See below: Its possible---you may to see your doctor for an evaluation and stop soaking your feet in bleach. ...Read more

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Does mononeuritis complex mean nerve damage? Can a mitex foot anchor cause nerve damage? Can a person be allergic to the mitex foot anchor?

Does mononeuritis complex mean nerve damage? Can a mitex foot anchor cause nerve damage? Can a person be allergic to the mitex foot anchor?

Possible...but : There are documented cases of being alleric to titanium, but it is not common. I really don't think it would cause nerve damage. Usually it is a rash....http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crior/2013/932167/ ...Read more

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Had gynae surgery took approx hour/hour half. Now have peroneal nerve damage could surgery be the cause. Having injections in foot no other illness.

Had gynae surgery took approx hour/hour half. Now have peroneal nerve damage could surgery be the cause. Having  injections in foot no other illness.

Complex: Peroneal nerve damage in the leg can occur after surgery, particularly in cases using stirrups. This should not however have anything to do with infections in your foot. The nerve injury is also hard to diagnose, and even it is is injured, it is usually temporary. May take several months to get better. I would see your surgeon for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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This may be silly question but can nerve damage in foot (per. Neuropathy) cause glossopharyngeal neuralgia same side body months after or not related?

This may be silly question but can nerve damage in foot (per. Neuropathy) cause glossopharyngeal neuralgia same side body months after or not related?

Not related: But best to find out whether you have an underlying metabolic or chemical disorder affecting the nerves in your body. And perhaps find a neurologist to pursue your concerns. ...Read more

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My fiberglass cast was removed 10 months ago from my leg and foot. Could the cast possibly have caused nerve damage?

Probably not: First why do you think you have nerve damage?Only way a cast can produce nerve damage is by compresion(too tight) and sure if that was the case you would have complained with pain and tha cast would have been removed or changed.I doubt the cast was the culprit. ...Read more

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Dr. Sam Markzar
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Neuropraxia (Definition)

Neuropraxia is defined as a temporary loss of function of the nerve. Some nerves are purely sensory while others carry both sensory and motor fibers. Traumatic contusion injuries to nerves or nerve compressions can cause Neuropraxia. Sensory nerves like sural nerve in the leg or mixed sensory and motor nerves like the median and ulnar nerves in the forearm & hand ...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