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How Long After Amputation Does Pain In Nerve Endings Stop
Depends: For some people, pain in the affected limb decreases a lot after an amputation. Surgical pain may last a few days to weeks. Others develop phantom sensation or phantom pain, feeling or pain that they perceive to be in the part of the limb that is now gone. A few may have localized pain related to a neuroma, which develops at the cut end of the divided nerve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Is this phantom pain? How long after amputation should one experience pain in nerve endings of stump?
I had 4 fingers amputated in May. Plus skin grafts on hand i am still in pain,throbbing,numb how long will this last? Taking gabapentin for nerve pain
Not Good, Hands Down: This is a problem.The tips of the fingers are designed for sensitivity. And the nerves often freak-out when disturbed like yours have been.The pain and heightened sensitivity can last for a long time. So,before your body gets used to it (yes, it can adjust, but you won't like it)you'll need some hand rehab if that pain doesn't go away soon. There's no ideal medication for this, so talk to your doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: But if the diabetic pain is associated with decreased foot sensation it is important to take precautions so an amputation does not happen. Protecting the feet is crucial. Always using shoes (even inside the house), checking the feet everyday and early treatment of any foot issues is the best way to prevent any problems that may eventually result in amputation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How soon after surgery do I get my prosthetic? My amputation is coming up soon. How long after the surgery will I have to wait for my prosthetic.
Until healed: Usually six weeks is enough time if you used a stump shrinker. The important point is that the amputation is fully healed and strong enough, and that the swelling has resolved. Getting fitted when swollen will lead to a loose fitting prosthesis and problems more likely sooner than later. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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