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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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Would a pinched nerve sometimes have diffuse pain and other times be localized, feel like a bruise under skin? has been 3 mths? how long to heal?

Would a pinched nerve sometimes have diffuse pain and other times be localized, feel like a bruise under skin? has been 3 mths? how long to heal?

Varies : It varies somewhat, but in general a pinched nerve cause pain at the site it is pinched to a variable degree and then pain along the specific distribution of the nerve. For example, pinching the L 5 nerve root on the right causes pain that runs down the back of the thigh, outside of leg, and the top of foot. ...Read more

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Will bruised pudendal nerve heal?

Will bruised pudendal nerve heal?

Sometimes: They can improve on their own. Sometimes it takes time for nerves to heal. In meantime, minimize pressure on nerve with seat cushions or avoiding sittig for extended periods Resources: http://www.oswego.edu www.pelvicpain.org ...Read more

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How long will a bruised nerve at the knee take to heal after a fall?

How long will a bruised nerve at the knee take to heal after a fall?

Bruised Nerve: From personal experience this could take weeks to years depending on how severe the nerve was injured. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a bruised lingual/aveolar nerve to completely heal?

How long does it take for a bruised lingual/aveolar nerve to completely heal?

Varies a lot: Could be a few weeks to a few months. In general, nerves are the slowest healing tissues in our bodies. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a bruised tooth nerve to heal?

How long does it take for a bruised tooth nerve to heal?

weeks to months: A few weeks to a few months. After that, you need to be thinking it is not going to get better by itself. If so it would need a root canal. ...Read more

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How long does a bruised nerve in my leg by my calves take to heal?

How long does a bruised nerve in my leg by my calves take to heal?

Not quickly: If your problem is only a bruised muscles, improvement should occur within 6 weeks at the longest. But nerves heal more slowly--at a rate of 1 mm. Per day. So for long nerves, this could involve months. ...Read more

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How long does it take a bruised hand nerve to heal?

How long does it take a bruised hand nerve to heal?

6-8 weeks: If known to be only bruised, function usually returns in 6-8 weeks. If partially or totally cut or crushed, surgical repair may be necessary. ...Read more

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How long will it take a bruised nerve in my head, near the back of my right ear to heal? Been suffering for almost two weeks. Thanks

How long will it take a bruised nerve  in my head, near the back of my right ear to heal? Been suffering for almost two weeks. Thanks

Depends: Damage to the nerve can recover within a few weeks if the problem requires simple localized re-myelination of the nerve sheath. If the nerve axon was injured it takes longer to heal. (Wallerian degeneration followed by re-sprouting of the nerve axon and successful navigation down the hollow nerve sheath back to its original location.) This depends on the distance the nerve has to "travel" (months) ...Read more

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Doctor diagnosed me with a bruised pudendal nerve following a chiropractor adjustment. Said 8-12 weeks to heal. Been 12 weeks, doing pelvic pt. Heal?

Doctor diagnosed me with a bruised pudendal nerve following a chiropractor adjustment. Said 8-12 weeks to heal. Been 12 weeks, doing pelvic pt. Heal?

Are you a bike: Rider? I've seen several cases from that. Please do what doc says and consider marine fish oil and proper dose of Alpha lipoic acid for nerves. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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