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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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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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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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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 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 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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When a bruise is a yellowy brownish color how long will it be until it's heal?

When a bruise is a yellowy brownish color how long will it be until it's heal?

Three to Four Weeks.: A bruise and its accompanying discoloration is the result of bleeding into injured tissue. The body the breaks down the blood into iron and other components the produce the yellowish and brown discoloration. The process of clearing up the "mess" takes a few weeks but this also depends on how much blood has to be removed. Longer for more. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a bruised side to heal? It hurts when I lay on that side. It's been almost 2weeks.

How long does it take for a bruised side to heal? It hurts when I lay on that side. It's been almost 2weeks.

Bruise: Typically 4-6 weeks. Maybe longer depending on the injury. Check with your primary physician or get c-Rays to rule out a broken bone- rib, hip, etc. Those can take longer to heal. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a bruise to heal?

How long does it take for a bruise to heal?

Bruising: It depends on several factors, but typically 1-2 weeks is common. If the trauma was to deep muscle or a large surface area it could take longer. Also, if you are on aspirin, warfarin, or other meds that affect the blood system it could take longer. Disorders of the blood system such as low platelets can cause easy bruising. ...Read more

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How long does a bruised collarbone have to heal for?

How long does a bruised collarbone have to heal for?

Up to a year: A "bone bruise", or subperiosteal hematoma, can cause significant discomfort for a few months then be tender to touch somewaht for a year or more. ...Read more

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If my spine is bruised how long does it take to heal?

If my spine is bruised how long does it take to heal?

Depends on what: Is bruised. If your vertebral bone is actually bruised, it might take up to 3 months. But if it just muscle, much less. Speak with your doctor, or othopedic specialist, for more precise prognosis. ...Read more

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About how long does it take for a bruised tailbone to heal?

About how long does it take for a bruised tailbone to heal?

Months to years: Coccydina, aka tailbone pain can come from mild to severe trauma of the tip of the tailbone. Sitting on a notched pillow (not a donut shaped pillow) can help. A steroid injection into the coccyx can be very effective. Rarely surgery is required. Time to call your family doc. ...Read more

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About how long does it take for a knot under a bruise to heal?

About how long does it take for a knot under a bruise to heal?

Get the knot out.: The knot under the bruise can take as little as a week and over a year to completely resolve. There are occasions that the knot will always be there, only smaller. This depends on the size, location and type of injury that caused it. In the initial stages of the injury, ice can be applied to minimize bleeding. After 48 hours, heat application can speed the dissolving of the lump. ...Read more

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How long for a bruised tooth to heal?

How long for a bruised tooth to heal?

Bruised tooth: If you. Are concerned about trauma, this will depend on the trauma. Sometimes the trauma is great enough to cause the nerve to die and a root canal may be needed. If you have mobility or pain this should be evaluated by a dentist ...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 does it take a bruised nail to heal?

How long does it take a bruised nail to heal?

Nail bruise: Depends on which nail. Fingernails grow faster than toenails. Also depends on age since older age takes longer for nails to grow. Plan on 4-6 weeks for fingernail and 6-12 months for toenail. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a needle bruise to heal?

How long does it take for a needle bruise to heal?

Depends: Depends upon the size of the bruise. A small needle can lacerate a large artery and cause a large bruise. Conversely a large needle can injure nothing. All depends on the luck of the "draw." Once blood is seen in the skin it will take a week or two before it goes through the typical color change and resolution. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a bruised bone take to heal?

On average, how long will a bruised bone take to heal?

Simple healing: With injury to tissues, inflammation (red, hot, swelling, tenderness) occurs. There is leakage of blood from damaged capillaries and veins which collects under the skin and causes the purple blue coloring we call a bruise. Over time, damaged tissues heal and blood collections are reabsorbed slowly. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil may help. ...Read more

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Can you bruise a muscle and if you can how long to heal?

Can you bruise a muscle and if you can how long to heal?

Yes and depends: Muscles will bruise with blunt trauma and there may be intramuscular bleeding. The amount of time for healing depends on the severity of injury and may vary from a few days to 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take my bruised bone to heal?

Can someone tell me how long will it take my bruised bone to heal?

Fast Healing: With injury to tissues, inflammation (red, hot, swelling, tenderness) occurs. There is leakage of blood from damaged capillaries and veins which collects under the skin and causes the purple blue coloring we call a bruise. Over time, damaged tissues heal and blood collections are reabsorbed slowly. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil may help. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take a bruised legimate in a tooth to heal when it is caused from grinding and clenching?

How long does it usually take a bruised legimate in a tooth to heal when it is caused from grinding and clenching?

Can you stop?: The periodontal ligament (pdl) surrounds each tooth root in-between it and the bone. It is made up of the same fibers that make up the ligaments in your joints. If you can give them rest they will heal and start to feel better in 7 to 10 days. ...Read more

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Fell on ice a week ago. Still hurts on left lower back. Is that normal to take that long to heal? Tiny bruise visible

Fell on ice a week ago. Still hurts on left lower back. Is that normal to take that long to heal? Tiny bruise visible

Could be a fracture: Many unexpected falls in ice can create tremendous force at impact. You may have a fracture to your pelvis, sacrum, or even the lower spine. Most of these injuries with an external compression from the side (lateral compression fractures) are inherently stable, so you could stand or walk with discomfort. This injury may take 6 weeks to 3 months to get better. Have an orthopedic surgeon check. ...Read more

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I bumped my front tooth pretty hard a couple of months back it does not hurt but is stiill bruised how long will it take to heal or will it even heal?

I bumped my front tooth pretty hard a couple of months back it does not hurt but is stiill bruised how long will it take to heal or will it even heal?

I would suggest: You be seen by a dentist for an evaluation / x-ray. It is very possible the tooth will require endodontic therapy. Please see a dentist as soon as possible if you haven't already. Hope this helps and thanks for the question. ...Read more

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I have been getting bad unexplained bruises lately that are taking a very long time to heal or go away, this is unusual for me. Should I be concerned?

I have been getting bad unexplained bruises lately that are taking a very long time to heal or go away, this is unusual for me. Should I be concerned?

Bruising: Hello ~ yes, I think you should have a blood count and platelet count and then discuss with your GP. I don't think this is necessarily worrisome but a blood count is inexpensive and easy to do thanks ...Read more

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How long does it take bruised ribs to heal?

How long does it take bruised ribs to heal?

Depends: It depends on the severity and whether there is a fracture involved, but it could be 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long dos it take for a bruised toe to heal?

How long dos it take for a bruised toe to heal?

Depends: The rate of healing my be prolonged depending on what caused the bruising. ...Read more