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Doctor insights on: How To Heal Genitofemoral Nerve

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Is genitofemoral nerve a peripherel nerve?Ive read that peripherel nerves have striking capacity to regenerate.Though it takes time to heal true?

Is genitofemoral nerve a peripherel nerve?Ive read that peripherel nerves have striking capacity to regenerate.Though it takes time to heal true?

Yes: Ability to repair depends upon how much of the damage is just to the insulation of the nerve, vs. The "wire." a totally severed nerve generally cannot repair. ...Read more

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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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Which type of surgery for genitofemoral nerve entrapment?

You: Can try a diagnostic nerve block first to assure that that is the problem. Then a therapeutic steroid injection is worth a try before any surgical intervention if the diagnosis is made. ...Read more

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Genitofemoral nerve has L1 and L2 fibres does it mean if the nerve is cut two seperate wire like threads can b seen?Functions of L1 & L2 r different?

Genitofemoral nerve has L1 and L2 fibres does it mean if the nerve is cut two seperate wire like threads can b seen?Functions of L1 & L2 r different?

Genitofemoral nerve: L1 and L2 is nerve root arise from lumbar spine. One branch from each level join together to make genitofemoral nerve.It is not a different function, but different location. If one branch affected at L1 , L2 will still work so you don't loose function of genitofemoral nerve completely. ...Read more

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What happens to the genitofemoral nerve when a radical orchiectomy is performed? Is it removed?

What happens to the genitofemoral nerve when a radical orchiectomy is performed? Is it removed?

Here are some...: The genital branch of genitofemoral nerve may be injured, but should rarely occur. If so, usually, no significant clinical issue may ensue. If having some regional sensory alteration at right distribution, suspecting injury to the concerned nerve is in order; but again comes no clinical harm. More? Ask the surgeon directly for counseling. More online chat may induce more unnecessary confusion... ...Read more

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If the genitofemoral nerve is suspected to be damaged, then can the presence of cremasteric reflex b used to sense that injury is not severe in nature?

If the genitofemoral nerve is suspected to be damaged, then can the presence of cremasteric reflex b used to sense that injury is not severe in nature?

Complex: I think there are too many possibilities to give a good answer. I can say that if that works it is a good thing and if it wasn't working and is returning to function that is also a very good thing. ...Read more

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Can a retracting testicle or injury cause compression of the genitofemoral nerve and cause groin, scrotal pain? Will it improve with time?

Can a retracting testicle or injury cause compression of the genitofemoral nerve and cause  groin, scrotal pain? Will it improve with time?

See below...: This could be many things. Most cases of scrotal content pain resolve on their own, but some don't. A scrotal ultrasound, which is a painless type of imaging that does not involve radiation, may be helpful. I strongly recommend seeing your primary care physician or an urologist as soon as possible to have this evaluated. Most cases can be treated successfully. ...Read more

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Can the ilioinguinal nerve and genital branch of genitofemoral nerve be evaluated by MRI for any problems?

Can the ilioinguinal nerve and  genital branch of genitofemoral nerve be evaluated by MRI for any problems?

Here are some...: Why do you raise this Q? Any concern after a surgery should be evaluated with detailed history to specify the features of symptoms with clear sequence of events + properly physical exam so to define what you felt & concerned after surgery is related with surgery itself or just lingering effect of healing process. For possible injury to nerve, all imaging studies are useless. So, faithfully work... ...Read more

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What happens to the genital branch of the genitofemoral nerve during a radical orchiectomy? Is it removed along with the spermatic cord?

What happens to the genital branch of the genitofemoral nerve during a radical orchiectomy? Is it removed along with the spermatic cord?

Nothing: Genital branch supply cremasitor muscle of the cord that moves testis , it is part of specimen along with cord and testicle So it is supposed to be removed during radical orchiectomy .. ...Read more

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