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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
I'm on my way to pulmonary dr. Problem with body going numb COPD and neuropathy, what should I ask?
I have a leaky valve I have sleep apnea and insomnia plus lymphedema and cellulitis in my leg was born with respiratory problems also have neuropathy ?
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I contracted MRSA in my lungs 2 yrs ago, and almost died, can it come back? Im scared. Had 2 surgeries, very painful now have nerve damage
Pulmonary neropathy can it be due to silicone breast implants that I have had for about 9 years? I had no cemo or radiation.
Lungs and Implants: There has never been a reported association with any pulmonary disease and silicone breast implants. A rare complication of pneumothorax (lung collapse) related to the surgical techinique has been reported, but this is short lived lung collapse and if treated early completely cured. Hope this helps. Dr b. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will losing weight improve respiratory function enough to extend the time until mechanical vent is needed? Restrictive airway 2 to CMT 1A nerve damage
could the cause be my silicone breast inplants from breast cancer but never had any cemo or radiation?
Most Rx limited help: The central nervous system is made up of the brain and the spinal cord; all the nerves to the rest of the body stem from the cns, and is called peripheral nervous system; neuropathy (n) is a disorder of the peripheral nerves. Examples are diabetic neuropathy, alcohol-induced n. And carpal tunnel, a n. Of the median nerve in the wrist. Gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) tegretol etc may help but no cures, yet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Find the cause: The best treatment for neuropathy is to treat the cause (for diabetic neuropathy: control blood sugars, lose weight. For thyroid-related neuropathy, optimize thyroid medication dose. For B12 deficiency, replace lost vitamin b12. For toxic neuropathy, drink no alcohol; etc). Prescription medications for neuropathy do not cure the condition or heal the nerves, they only help alleviate nerve pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer