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Could a severed nerve cause long term damage?

Could a severed nerve cause long term damage?

Severed Nerves: Will die if not attached or brought close together. Untreated, there will be long term damage. ...Read more

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Does having recovered from a fatty liver leave any permanent damage?

Does having recovered from a fatty liver leave any permanent damage?

No: Glad you're better. If it was alcohol, it's your heads-up. If it was "metabolic syndrome" / "non-alcoholic fatty liver", stay physically fit and you've probably saved your life. If it was hepatitis c, hoping you got a cure or will be able to manage it. ...Read more

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Could you with severed nerve damage recover?

Could you with severed nerve damage recover?

It depends: If a nerve is completely severed in half it is highly unlikely that function will recover. If it is only partially severed there is a fair chance. Nerve's repair very slowly. It will take anywhere from 6mo - 1y to see what function recovers. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can an infant ever recover from brain damage from bacterial encephalitis?

Can an infant ever recover from brain damage from bacterial encephalitis?

Infant plasticity: While an adult with an identical injury may be stuck when injured nerves cannot heal, an infant has better healing powers & may be able to rewire past injured areas.Since their system had not completed adult wiring at the time of injury their "plasticity" makes better healing possible.I have seen some remarkable improvements in kids over the years when many held little hope.Improvement is possible. ...Read more

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Is the lung damage from meconium aspiration permanent?

Is the lung damage from meconium aspiration permanent?

No: Meconium aspiration, per se, is uncommon, and many cases of so-called meconium aspiration are simply other forms of respiratory distress noted in newborns who also passed meconium prior to delivery. True meconium aspiration does cause acute lung injury but most, if not all, cases heal completely within days to weeks. ...Read more

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Can nerve damage result from 2000 ml of urine?

Urologist should...: Can bladder malfunction result? Yes. Could be muscle or nerve generated dysfunction. Which came first, neurogenic bladder or bladder distention? A good urologist or spinal cord specialist should answer based on details of your situation. Need to see specialist to discuss. ...Read more

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Can demyelinating neuropathy be caused from residual nerve damage even if the nerves are no longer being pinched?

Yes it can: deafferentation pain. Deafferentation refers to the partial or total loss of a sensory nerve supply to a particular body area. Normally, when the sensory supply to an area is compromised, one would expect a decrease in sensation and a loss in ability to perceive pain. However, in some cases involving nerve injury, a paradoxical condition arises. See pain management specialist. ...Read more

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Can a nerve block cause permanent damage?

Rare: Though the esi injections are quite safe in the general parlance, yet there always remain some adverse reactions of epidural steroid injections. Temporary pain may be felt by a patient administered with an esi injection. There may be risks of spinal punctures, infections, bleeding inside epidural area with damage to nerves, headaches, & retention of water in the body. ...Read more

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How to treat nerve damage from inhaling duster?

How to treat nerve damage from inhaling duster?

Difficult question: Not sure what you inhaled. Nerve damage is usually acute or chronic. Acute damage can recover with time and good health habits. Chronic damage may be permanent. Unsure what nerves were damaged? If in the lungs, very difficult to treat. If more diffuse in peripheral distribution, may respond to treatment with therapy and medication. A thorough neurological evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Can you recover from amnesia resulting from a traumatic event or even from memory loss as a result?

Can you recover from amnesia resulting from a traumatic event or even from memory loss as a result?

Clarify?: There's a "pop" notion that people, especially children, typically forget horrible experiences, and that these can be recovered by hypnosis and suggestive interviewing. Most physicians believe this is not true. What settled it for me is a series of about 100 kids, each of whom saw dad kill mom at a young age. Every one of them remembered in detail. ...Read more

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Can a nerve block cause any permanent nerve damage?

Can a nerve block cause any permanent nerve damage?

Possible/unlikely: As a foot specialist, i perform thousands of injections a year in the form of nerve blocks for procedures and therapeutic injections. It is extremely rare to have any complaints of nerve irritation from the injection after the anesthetic wears off. Dr l. ...Read more

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Can a senior recover from mild concussion without brain damage?

Can a senior recover from mild concussion without brain damage?

Absolutely: As a matter of fact, most people recover from concussions without permanent brain damage. It may be important to have a consultation with a neurologist/neurosurgeon to determine what other factors may impact the timeline for recovery. ...Read more

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Is it possible for your brain recover from the damage from sodium fluoride?

Is it possible for your brain recover from the damage from sodium fluoride?

You are fine: Don't believe everything you read on the internet. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral in our water like calcium. Humans have gotten Fluoride at some level forever and somehow we have made it. ...Read more

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Could you get permanent nerve damage from back fusion?

Absolutely: Back fusion is not a benign surgery. Make sure you have it done by a skilled neurosurgeon or ortho-spine physician if you have to have it. However, avoid having a fusion as long as possible. You will most likely trade the pain at the fused levels for pain at the overcompensating levels above and below afterwards. I hope this answer helps and best of luck! ...Read more

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Cranial nerve damage possible from face laceration?

Cranial nerve damage possible from face laceration?

The cranial nerves : And there are 12, arise in the pons, midbrain and brain stem. The facial laceration is likely to severe/injue branches of vii, the facial nerve, providing innervation of facial muscles. ...Read more

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Whats the worst damage that can come from prologed exposure to fiberglass on facial tissue?

Whats the worst damage that can come from prologed exposure to fiberglass on facial tissue?

A rash is the ...: Minimum. For the worst efects go to pubmed.Gov. Then discuss results with your pcp. ...Read more