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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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Hi Doctor, I am 33, I feel the nerve pull on my left upper back during ejaculation, it causes stiff neck muscles and headache, what can it be?

Hi Doctor, 
I am 33, I feel the nerve pull on my left upper back during ejaculation, it causes stiff neck muscles and headache, what can it be?

The way you're doing: things.....you are likely performing forceful muscle contractions which is typical during ejaculation in somewhat of a different way perhaps, then, you've been used to doing and for that reason you are activating your left upper back (scapular muscles or trapezius) or even your neck. You may wish to change positions with your partner and see if the same thing happens. ...Read more

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I have a pain along mn left hand....one doctor said my hand nerve was pulled....what can i do...plz help me...is physiyotherapy can cure this...?

Depends: it depends on the characteristics of the pain. shooting and /or burning with or without numbness is characteristic of nerve pain, and signifies irritation of a nerve, which could be due to a pinched nerve in neck, arm or "nere disease" (neuritis or neuropathy). It would be best to hear more about the pain your having, i.e. type, whether at rest or activity, weakness.... ...Read more

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Pinched nerve or pulled muscle? Lower left back has sharp pain not constant, doesn't hurt to lift things or ride horses just when I stand,sit bend

Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain and burning pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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I had cavities in 9 teetk and got filled 4 days back, i still feel pain, senstivity and sometimes pulled nerve in lower jaw. What is it?

I had cavities in 9 teetk and got filled 4 days back, i still feel pain, senstivity and sometimes pulled nerve in lower jaw. What is it?

Sensitivity: Depending on the depth of the fillings, it may take some time for the sensitivity to subside. The teeth were traumatized by the drilling, and now the nerves in the teeth need to heal. Give it some time. ...Read more

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What is the best way to fix a pulled siatic nerve?

What is the best way to fix a pulled siatic nerve?

Stretch injury: A truly "pulled" nerve is one which is physically elongated beyond anatomic tolerance. This damage cannot be fixed by external means. It has to be healed by the body, which may not occur depending on the degree & speed of the stretch plus other factors, including spinal disorders, exercise and other comorbidities. Healing occurs at 1 mm per day, meaning very slowly. ...Read more

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If bulging disc pressing against thecal sac/transversing nerve extrudes downward, does nucleus flow down pressing against nerve or can it seep, around nerve? If seep, can traction pull damage nerve?

If bulging disc pressing against thecal sac/transversing nerve extrudes downward, does nucleus flow down pressing against nerve or can it seep, around nerve? If seep, can traction pull damage nerve?

Disc herniation: When a disc herniates and causes pressure against a nerve, pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness can result. Not only can the disc material cause mechanical compression, but it can also incite an inflammatory reaction that can irritate the neural elements. Traction or tension on a nerve that may be tethered against a herniated disc can also cause sciatic-type pain from a bow-stringing effect. ...Read more

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