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Carpal tunnel: The most commonly affected nerve in the hand and wrist is the median nerve as it crosses the palm of the hand. This is known as carpal tunnel syndrome which occurs when the space for the nerve becomes diminished. Symptoms include pain and numbness in the hand especially at night. Treatments include splinting and surgery if nothing else works. ...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
What is usually done for pinched or inflamed nerve in your neck? This is practically driving me crazy.
See a specialist: See a spine specialist. An MRI of the cervical spine can be useful. Conservative care includes pt, chiropractic, cervical traction, epidural injections and non steroidal anti-inflammatory meds. If these fail, surgery is often successful in relieving the pain. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swimming for 60days, experience mild pain in front+side of left shoulder in half of session since 2 times, btw have inflamed nerve under traps, is it ss?
My middle back hurts a lot i never had this problem before? I do have inflamed nerve in neck and nerve damage lower back from sports....
I have pain on outside of knee. Doc says from inflamed nerve caused by hip arthritis. Should i put ice on hip or knee? Or heat?
Knee pain: You don't get 'nerve pain' from hip arthritis. This could be knee arthritis, a sprained lateral coll. Ligament or meniscus injury. Ice for 10-12 minutes 3x/day could be helpful at the acute phase (3-4 days after injury). If knee pain persists over two weeks then an orthopedist consult is necessary. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So it is possible an inflamed nerve in lumbar spine can cause feeling to urinate? My doctor said mri next will this find it?
Is Neurontin 300 mg po tid a very safe drug to take given for inflamed nerve after tooth extraction and otitis media and slite vertigo?
Neurontin: Neurontin (gabapentin) is an excellent medication for nerve pain related to the tooth extraction. The dosage of 300 mg three times a day is high for people not used to taking neurontin and you may feel drowsy and unbalanced. It is a safe drug and allergic reactions are uncommon. Some people will develop swelling in the extremities and weight gain over a few weeks of taking the medication. ...Read more
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