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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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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
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www. Pelvicpain. Org ...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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Doctor diagnosed me with a bruised pudendal nerve following a chiropractor adjustment. Said 8-12 weeks to heal. Been 12 weeks, doing pelvic pt. Heal?

Doctor diagnosed me with a bruised pudendal nerve following a chiropractor adjustment. Said 8-12 weeks to heal. Been 12 weeks, doing pelvic pt. Heal?

Are you a bike: Rider? I've seen several cases from that. Please do what doc says and consider marine fish oil and proper dose of Alpha lipoic acid for nerves. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What should I do to heal a bruised sternum?

What should I do to heal a bruised sternum?

SImple means: With injury to our 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. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil will help. ...Read more

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Bruise that does not heal.

Bruise that does not heal.

Must be addressed: Are you diabetic? Diabetes makes healing prolonged/difficult. Depending on site/ maybe poor blood supply, and slow healing. Safest thing is to: consider a visit to dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can a bruise heal more quickly?

How can a bruise heal more quickly?

It can't: The resorbs the blood at a fixed rate of time. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to bruise a nerve?

Is it possible for you to bruise a nerve?

My hand fell asleep: Yes and no. A bruise of the skin often is discolored, due to some changes in blood products. A nerve would not have this kind of reaction.

A nerve can be damaged by trauma, and even mild damage can cause symptoms of numbness and tingling.

Compression of an arm or leg that causes a feeling of "falling asleep" is due to nerve compression of this kind. ...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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Could you make bruises heal faster?

Could you make bruises heal faster?

SImple means: With injury to our 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. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil will help. ...Read more

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What will heal a badly bruised toe?

What will heal a badly bruised toe?

See below: Try soaking in warm water with epsom salt, use a topical heating agent such as ben gay and keep pressure off the bruised toe. ...Read more

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What to do if I had cellulites bruise from a burn and it won't heal?

What to do if I had cellulites bruise from a burn and it won't heal?

See derm/plastics: Burn scars can be difficult to treat and may require multiple modalities. I would first recommend silastic gel sheeting as the initial modality. This typically requires at least 6-10 hours a day and up to 6 months (opinions vary). Topical pressure and massage therapy may help. Use high SPF protection. Laser/IPL may help to diminish redness ...Read more

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I am curious if cuts and bruises heals itself, why tooth cavity doesn't?

I am curious if cuts and bruises heals itself, why tooth cavity doesn't?

Blood Supply: Cuts are healed by new cells growing over a wound. Once a tooth is formed it does not change on the outside of the tooth. A cavity is the erosion of a part of a tooth, that has no blood supply or the tooth cells to grow new parts of the tooth. So once a cavity has reach a certain size it can not be reversed, it must be removed. Then a filling can replace the destroyed parts. ...Read more

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How to heal forefoot bruise?

How to heal forefoot bruise?

Rest: Rest area, reduce pressure on area, give it 2 weeks. ...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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Why does the skin over my bruise not heal well?

Why does the skin over my bruise not heal well?

Sensitive: A bruise represent trauma to the skin, soft tissue and blood vessels. The skin overlying a bruise may stay tender and sensitive for some time. ...Read more

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Can anything be done to help bruises heal faster?

Can anything be done to help bruises heal faster?

See answer: Once you injure yourself and start to develop a bruise, you can immediately put ice on the area to keep the swelling down in an attempt to have less blood leak under the skin. The less the size of the bruise, and the less blood, it will heal faster. Other than that, nature must simply take its course and time will heal the area. ...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