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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 should it take for a pinched nerve to heal ?

How long should it take for a pinched nerve to heal ?

"Pinched nerve": Depending on the circumstances, the prognosis (outlook) is better in the teenage population. Avoiding aggravating factors and re-injury are key in the healing process. Tobacco use is associated with a poorer prognosis. It can take a few weeks to months. A positive outlook, proportionate body weight, drinking adequate amount of water and a healthy diet will not hurt. The. ...Read more

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How long will it take the feeling to come back to a thumb if the nerve is bruised?

How long will it take the feeling to come back to a thumb if the nerve is bruised?

Cm per month: Nerves regrow at a centimeter a month, on average. Provided the trauma was to the thumb it should be in under three months provided the nerve was left intact and can regenerate along its prior course. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from a pinched nerve in your foot?

How long does it take to heal from a pinched nerve in your foot?

Pinched nerves: Peripheral nerves can regenerate once the compression has been relieved. The rate of recovery and the degree of recovery varies by the severity and duration of the compression. Nerves can continue to heal and recover 18 months after the impingement. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a fractured pelvis to heal and pinched nerves on my back?

How long is it supposed to it take for a fractured pelvis to heal and pinched nerves on my back?

6-8 weeks: It depend on many factors but the fracture pelvis take about 6- 8 weeks to heal. As far as pinched nerve also it depend on the reason some pinched nerves need surgery and other need a lot of therapy and treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a pinched nerve to heal?

Depends: A pinched nerve has an etiologic factor, a reason. It could be trauma or bad posture or even muscle contraction. If the etiologic factor is controlled, healing happens over weeks, depending on your age, nutrition and even if you are under stress or not or sleeping well or not. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a muscle to heal after a strain?

How long is it supposed to it take for a muscle to heal after a strain?

2-6 weeks: Minor sprains would need about 1-3 weeks, while more severe ones may take 4-6 weeks, as long as the correct diagnosis is a sprain only. ...Read more

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Does it take a long time for vats-related nerve damage to heal?

Does it take a long time for vats-related nerve damage to heal?

It can: Although vats incisions are small, they still require cutting through skin, tissue and possibly nerves. This may lead to chronic numbness or even pain. Nerves grow back 1mm per day. ...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 should it take for nerves to heal after back surgery?

How long should it take for nerves to heal after back surgery?

Depends: This depends on how long & severe the compression was as well as the underlying "health" of the nerve-the age of the person, is diabetes involved, a vitamin deficiency, a prior injury or surgery to that nerve, toxic exposure- all play role in prognosis or ability of the nerve to "heal" over time. For most, pain is usually alleviated once nerve is decompressed, but neurologic recovery is variable. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a trapped nerve to heal?

How long does it take for a trapped nerve to heal?

Depends: On several factors , cause , location , type pure sensory pure motor , meted etc more complex and highly at higher end of evaluation slower will be regeneration, nerve will grow less than 1mm a day , means months. ...Read more

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After a migraine, how long does it take for your extremeties to stop being numb?

After a migraine, how long does it take for your extremeties to stop being numb?

4-72 hours: Termination headache phase of the migraine. It may last for hours or more than a day (4-72 hours). Although you may feel better, some symptoms may persist. As the intensity of the headache wanes, the headache phase blends into the postdrome and numbness will stop. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the sciatic nerve to recuperate after surgery?

How long does it take for the sciatic nerve to recuperate after surgery?

Not long : Most patients notice that their leg pain is completely gone right after surgery while others may notice the pain gradually getting better over the next couple of weeks. ...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 is it supposed to it take for a injured rotators cuff in your shoulder to heal?

How long is it supposed to it take for a injured rotators cuff in your shoulder to heal?

It depend on the : Cause, is an acute injury with no tear, it take 4-8 weeks to heal with the proper treatment. If it is arthritic changes it may take a longer time till removing the spurs from there. If the cuff is torn , you have to repair the rotator cuff and that take about 16 weeks. ...Read more

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About how long does it take for a spinal fracture to heal in your lower neck?

About how long does it take for a spinal fracture to heal in your lower neck?

6 weeks: In general a fracture takes about six weeks to heal, but it depends on your other related medical conditions. ...Read more

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When the radial nerve is damaged in a fracture, how long would it take for it to recover; and is there a way to hasten the recovery process?

When the radial nerve is damaged in a fracture, how long would it take for it to recover; and is there a way to hasten the recovery process?

Nerve damage: nerve damage may be be permanent which means no improvement of your symptoms especially after 6 months expect little improvement. ...Read more