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Can acupunture help for pudendal nerve damage?

Can acupunture help for pudendal nerve damage?

Nerve desensitizatio: Acupuncture is very good at treating symptoms from damaged nerves. In conjunction with other treatments recommended by your physician it will likely reduce, and maybe eliminate your symptoms. It will not, however, "repair" the nerve. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Nerve Damage (Definition)

A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more


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Does Lyrica (pregabalin) help with inflamed nerves ?

Does Lyrica (pregabalin) help with inflamed nerves ?

Maybe: Lyrica (pregabalin) reduces irritability of nerves that are damaged or inflamed. That often results in less pain. Like most medications, it works in some people, and not in others. Careful adjustment of the dose is often needed to reduce pain without causing side effects. Some people have side-effects that they can't tolerate. ...Read more

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Will nerve stimulators help headaches?

Will nerve stimulators help headaches?

Headaches: In brief yes. Pns has been used in very select cases for headaches. They are very successful in those instances. See a pain doctor to discuss further. ...Read more

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Supplements to help nerve regeneration do to nerve damage from meningitis?

Supplements to help nerve regeneration do to nerve damage from meningitis?

Which nerves ?: Most of the time will not be any nerve damage . If there is a degeneration due to any cause central nerves like optic (eye ), auditory (hearing ) olfactory ( smell ) will never regenerate but peripheral nerves ( myelanated ) will regenerate at the rate of 1 mm in every couple of days . ...Read more

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Can pudendal nerves heal if damaged?

Can pudendal nerves heal if damaged?

Some do Some don't: Depends on how bad the injury to the nerve was. i would suggest you see a specialist in nerve injury to assess your healing. You need to see a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist that evaluates for pudendal nerve injuries. ...Read more

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Can nerve damage to sciatic nerves repair/heal itself?

Can nerve damage to sciatic nerves repair/heal itself?

Maybe, maybe not: Nerve pain from sciatica almost always (over 90%) heals itself. Nerve damage is less predictable. Some nerve damage is reversible, but the healing process is very slow - years. ...Read more

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How could stem cell therapies help restore nerves damage resulting from spina?

How could stem cell therapies help restore nerves damage resulting from spina?

Integration : Stem cells are pluripotent cells meaning they can be programmed to be anything. The problem or difficulty is the integration and fidelity to a specific site of interest like the spinal cord. There are a number of research going on that someday there would be a cure to the most devastating ailments. ...Read more

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Will botox help peripheral neuropathy pain from shingles?

Will botox help peripheral neuropathy pain from shingles?

Unknown,but possible: I don't know if there is any effect of Botox on shingles. In general, Botox works on the neuromuscular end plates, which are motor in nature. Shingles tends to effect sensory nerves, which is why it is so uncomfortable. I don't think Botox will effect it, but it is possible. ...Read more

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Can acupuncture cause nerve damage?

Can acupuncture cause nerve damage?

Not really: Theoretically and in reality it does not happen because nerves are very slippery and movable , and the acupuncture needles flexible.Because of that it is virtually impossible to pears a nerve. Of cause care is being taken that nerves are avoided . Acupuncture points are located along the fascias(very thin transparent tissues enveloping the muscles) and usually away from the nerves. ...Read more

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Can reflexology irritate sciatic nerve.?

Thanks for asking!: Any severe stretch or pressure can cause sciatic irritation.Make sure the person doing the treatment is well trained. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can severed nerves be reattached with electronics?

Help plz! Can severed nerves be reattached with electronics?

Generic response: Am not clear as to the extent of "severed nerves" here, and your question is too general to be precise. However, if nerves are completely severed, surgical repair may be possible if done in timely fashion, and prosthetic devices may help. Don't think we are at the stage of electronic or computerized repairs yet. ...Read more

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Caffeine help nerve function?

Caffeine help nerve function?

No: There is no evidence that any stimulant "helps" our nervous system. They all may provide increased wakefulness, energy, strength etc. Temporarily but they are not a substitute for good diet, adequate vitamin intake, exercise and a balanced lifestyle. When we use stimulants instead of all those things, we are hurting our bodies, including our nervous systems. ...Read more

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Does Lyrica (pregabalin) calm overactive nerves ?

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Does Lyrica (pregabalin) calm overactive nerves ?

Lyrica (pregabalin) mechanism: Lyrica (pregabalin) blocks the neurons (receptors) which are in a hyper-excited status. These excited neurons only become the main cause of neurologic pain as experienced in central peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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What vitamins help heal nerve damage from injury?

What vitamins help heal nerve damage from injury?

Nerve injury repair: Nerves may be either peripheral or central. Those outside the brain and spinal cord generally have a coating of myelin that is sensitive to b vitamins, specifically b1, b6, b12, and folate (folic acid). Methylfolate (folic acid) and B12 are indicated in the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. But before just taking some, have yourself tested to determine if they are needed, and diagnose the reason for nerve injury. ...Read more

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