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Neuroma - how long can it last for? I developed following an evening wearing high shoes and not being able to sit down. My toes were very compressed.

Neuroma - how long can it last for? I developed following an evening wearing high shoes and not being able to sit down. My toes were very compressed.

Neuroma: A neuroma is a growth of nerve tissue found between the toes. It brings on pain, a burning sensation, tingling, or numbness. If left untreated, neuromas tend to get worse. They can be treated with padding, taping, orthotics, pain medications, or surgery. Using high heels, shoes with small toe box, or with poor padding can make symptoms worse and should be avoided. ...Read more

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How will having acoustic neuroma affect my child's long-term health?

How will having acoustic neuroma affect my child's long-term health?

Hearing, face weak: Acoustic neuromas- also called vestibular schwannoma are benign growths on the 8th cranial nerve. Depending on the location and size, they can cause hearing loss and facial weakness. Some people are permanently cured with minimal difficulty. Some people develop facial paralysis along with hearing loss in the ear connected to the tumor. Hope your child does well. ...Read more

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How long after surgery for a morton's neuroma can you return to work, partcularly floor nursing?

How long after surgery for a morton's neuroma can you return to work, partcularly floor nursing?

3 to 8 weeks: Depending on how you take care of yourself and follow your doctor's instructions. As we all know : doctors and nurses make the BEST patients.(not really). ...Read more

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How long will I be out of work after foot neuroma surgery?

How long will I be out of work after foot neuroma surgery?

Depends on your job: If you can wear a surgical shoe and elevate your foot and sit at work, you could be back in a few days. ...Read more

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I have developed morton's neuroma after a foot injury from kick boxing in november. How long will this take to go away?

May not: If you have a true morton's neuroma and have had symptoms for greater than 6 months, then conservative care may not resolve your problem. Neuromas are scaring and inflammation to the nerve sheath and the nerve itself. If the nerve is damaged, then it will usually not return to normal. Many times surgical excision is necessary. Discuss with your foot doctor. Dr l. ...Read more

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Should a healthy 35 y/o male with a 1.9cm acoustic neuroma be given radiation (Gamma Knife) as a long term treatment option?

Should a healthy 35 y/o male with a 1.9cm acoustic neuroma be given radiation (Gamma Knife) as a long term treatment option?

Gamma knife: Is ONE option but please get a second opinion. Some docs may suggest monitoring it to see about growth or lack thereof. Please do what doctors say after you've seen several. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm taking 75mg of lyrica twice a day for nerve damage in ball of foot ( no neuroma ). 1week and no improvement. How long before it starts to work?

I'm taking 75mg of lyrica twice a day for nerve damage in ball of foot ( no neuroma ). 1week and no improvement. How long before it starts to work?

May not work: You need to have your foot re-evaluated by another foot specialist. It's best to know what caused the nerve damage to that area of your foot first, prior to treatment. This may be simply from bad foot mechanics or shoes. ...Read more

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I have all the symptoms of a neuroma but MRI is normal. My 4th toe feels broken l can't stand longer than 5mins without being in pain. Gp no idea

Neuritis.: Having all the symptoms of a neuroma is certainly a good reason to believe that a nerve is involved to some extent. There is other information that be gleaned from a directed physical examination which may help in explaining just where the pain is originating. Perhaps a steroid anesthetic injection may help isolate the area in question as well as help abate the symptoms. It seems reasonable. ...Read more

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Replacing 500mg nabumetone w/ OTC nsaid. Treats neuroma pain as needed (a 30day supply of nab. Lasted 6mths) ibupro? Aleve (naproxen)?

Replacing 500mg nabumetone w/ OTC nsaid.  Treats neuroma pain as needed (a 30day supply of nab. Lasted 6mths) ibupro? Aleve (naproxen)?

Sclerosing injection: Why are you putting up with the pain when you can see a podiatrist have a series of 4-7 sclerosing injections and be done with the pain? Sclerosing injections are anhydrous alcohol injections that dehydrate, hence removeing the conductive layer on the nerve known as myelin and will stop the pain forever. ...Read more

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