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Can there be a birth defect in the hypoglossal nerve, which detoriates the brain in later years? if so, what will it be called?
Hypoglossal Nerve : function can be impacted by prenatal strokes, prenatal infections, some congenital anomalies like Möbius Syndrome or branchial arch cysts, especially infected ones, or post-natal tumor or infection at the base of the brain or neck trauma, any of which can lead to problems with speaking, chewing, or swallowing. Whether it is progressive depends on the cause of the XIIth Cranial Nerve Palsy. ...Read more
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
I have migraine headache following parathyroidectomy chemist thinks i may have a trapped nerve in the back of neck from position during surgery what s?
See a HA specialist: You may have occipital neuralgia which may or may not be related to your surgery. You need to see a neurologist to evaluate your headaches and have some blood work ordered, but i would not write it off. On is common and is very treatable with medication and surgical nerve decompression, so is not something you want to ignore. See a neurologist and have them look at it first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have ED and I am sure it may be due to physiological or neve damage how to know if I am correct.If physiological how to cure if nerve how to cure?
Common: Could be emotional. Could be physical. If you are a heavy smoker, that could be the problem. If you are a drinker or drug user, that could be the problem. Sometimes it can be due to other problems such as diabetes. Try taking an Aspirin everyday for a couple of weeks and if this doesn't work, you should see a physician and maybe try viagra or Cialis which will help make the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Awsome!: As an anesthesiologist and recent recipient of an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, i loved the excellent pain control i received from by block during the first 24 hrs after surgery. I only wish it could last longer, but we are working on that in our specialty. I received no sedation for the procedure of the the block and found it to be neither uncomfortable or scary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Injections.: Nerve, spinal nerve roots, and medial branch blocks (for facet joints) are injections done using a local anesthetic to determine if a specific nerve, specific spinal nerve root, or facet nerve is the source of pain. Blocks also can be used to reduce inflammation and pain when used with a steroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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