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How Can I Be Sure That I Have Vitiligoand How Do You Get It
Immobilize: The sural nerve is a purely sensory nerve that supplies the outside of the lower leg and outer edge of the foot. It enters the foot behind the malleolus(bump) of the outer ankle. Injury can be aggravated by movement of the ankle because tendons of the ankle travel with the nerve. Resting the sural nerve will help it heal. ...Read more
When lying in bed during the day, how often must i get up? & how long can I stand up. What exercise to do? I have clot in sural vein from foot op.
As above: Ask u treating physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Common peroneal nerves, f-waves of CPN & PTN, H-reflex, SNAP of sural nerves and superficial peroneal nerves are not recordable.( report of NCV test)?
Girlfriend 43 takes permanent vicodin, sural nerve removed. She drinks average 6 bottles of beer a day. How does this effect her mental and physical?
Not well: Certainly the combination of both a narcotic pain reliever on top of 6 beers a day is not recommended at all.By definition, your girlfriend would be an alcoholic drinking 6 beers a day. I recommend she get into a certified multidisciplinary pain clinic where she can get her pain addressed and as well see a physician to treat her alcoholism. If not already, they will eventually cause harm.Good luck. ...Read more
I'm having calf pain down to my ankle and i think it's my sural nerve, what can I do until i see a dr. And can they help me?
Girlfriend takes 3 to 4 500mg vicodin a day for permanent chronic pain. Sural nerve removed. Drinks 6 beers a day and cigarettes. Is health at risk?
Absolutely: Lets focus on the current issue. Alcohol use of this degree is associated with rebound anxiety and pain exacerbation which is increasing the need for the pain meds. Pain need use of that regularity will also be associated with mild withdrawal between doses and subsequent anxiety. This drives the need for alcohol. However the use of these substances keeps her regularly on the edge of withdrawal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nerve conduction : Achilles area numbness and "pins and needles" or electric sensations around the ankle, may be worse at night. Emg/ncs can usually diagnose. Seen in athletes with tight laces to thier skates or soldiers with tight laces on boots. Also seen with gastroc compression, or compartment syn, decompress rest nsaids more resistent cases may need meds for neuropathic pain and pt. ...Read more
If my sural nerve is damaged, why is my lower leg and ankle swollen?I thought it was a sensory nerve?Should i stay off of it?What is the tx anyway?
Likely the two: Are unrelated. Have it checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
Clot in sural vein confirmed clear by ultra sound after a 2 week post foot op. Can clot return? I continue with medication etc. Can't train cos foot.
Diagnosed with blood clot in sural vein after foot op. On medication thinners, what else should I do?
Redness and discharge from sural nerve biopsy site.. Should i go to hospital? Several infections have become serious in hours before.
Sural neuropathy post ankle surgery. Braces irritate sural nerve; can I have a custom brace made that will provide stability but not irritate nerve?
Sural nerve damage my boy has had 13 surgeries in his foot and still is hurting him, now his doctor wants to remove part of the sural nerve. Safe?
Diagnosed with blood clot in sural vein post foot op. On medication. 2 weeks later another altra sound. Result no clot all is clear? Is this possible?
Yes: A clot in the veins below the knee is small. These veins are small. Early detection, diagnosis and treatment of this small clot worked nicely in your case. Congratulate your team and yourself. ...Read more
Touch to outside of little toe feels awful,brings on burning pain, separating 4th and 5th with cotton ball makes touch ok. Sural nerve? Interdigital?
Fractured 5th m.Tarsal 2x in 5 years, 3 surgeries, insert/remove screw (2yrs later) and remove 2nd fracture. Can sural nerve be repaired? Lots of pain
Yes can be repaired: U should see an orthopod who'll examine and investigate as necessary, to determine whether the pain is from the nerve injury or the fx, etc. The nerve if severed can certainly be repaired, probably afetr removing scar tissue, or if there is a neuroma ( nerve tumor) it can be removed as well, to reduce the pain. Good luck. ...Read more
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