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Can using a inversion table untrap pudendal nerve entrapment?

Can using a inversion table untrap pudendal nerve entrapment?

Probably not: Pudendal nerve entrapment is unlikely to be effectively treated using an inversion table although the nerve pain might feel better temporarily while inverted. ...Read more

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Common peroneal nerves, f-waves of CPN & PTN, H-reflex, SNAP of sural nerves and superficial peroneal nerves are not recordable.( report of NCV test)?

Common peroneal nerves, f-waves of CPN & PTN, H-reflex, SNAP of sural nerves and superficial peroneal nerves  are not recordable.( report of NCV test)?

NCV Test: A lot of times these NCV tests are inconclusive or need to be repeated. Do you have any symptoms like numbness or tingling? Any history of diabetes or peripheral neuropathy? These disorders may explain those findings. Nerve trauma can also be a possible etiology. ...Read more

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Excersises for pinch nerve down arm?

Traction: 7-10 lbs over the door cervical traction. Purchase at surgical supply store. 2xdaily for 3 weeks. ...Read more

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How much conduction velocity in optic nerve?

How much conduction velocity in optic nerve?

VER: A very nice test can be done to measure the optic nerve conduction velocity. This is the visual evoked response or ver. A p100 can be measured that can be compared with the normal range for the laboratory where the testing is done. Delays in conduction can be seen in a variety of disorders, most common with the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. ...Read more

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Will a small disc bulge at L4/5 cause numbness, nerve pain and poor ankle reflexes?

Will a small disc bulge at L4/5 cause numbness, nerve pain and poor ankle reflexes?

Maybe : This depends on the extent of the impingement, and if other areas are involved. You can discuss with your physician these issues. I'm uncertain what kind of evaluation you have had, but I would discuss these issues with your physician ...Read more

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Each peripheral nerve provides what innervation to peripheral structures.?

Good question: I wish I could remember. When I have a question about that, I get out my old anatomy book from med school and look it up. The book is 1100 pages long. I refer to it frequently when I want to relearn what peripheral nerve innervates what structure. For laypeople I recommend Frank Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy. It's available from Amazon. ...Read more

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Is sensory processing disorder somewhere on the autism spectrum?

Is sensory processing disorder somewhere on the autism spectrum?

With all due respect: To dr. Rankin, sensory processing disorder is not recognized as a stand-alone diagnosis by medical coding systems, the american academy of pediatrics or the dsm-v. Difficulties processing visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory (smell), gustatory (taste) & proprioceptive-kinesthetic ( relation of body parts to each other & to space) are found in a wide variety of neuridevelopmental disorders. ...Read more

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Is ilioinguinal nerve the same size as sciatic nerve?Saw mr neurography image of the sciatic nerve.Can ilioinguinal nerve appear that clearly on mrn?

Not likely: The sciatic nerve is anatomically larger than the ilioinguinal nerve. Mrn is not widely available. The ilioinguinal nerve is not as likely to be seen as clearly on mrn as the sciatic nerve. ...Read more

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Temporary numbness in feet. Sat on a nerve, or slept on a nerve?

If temporary...: As in a few minutes, then something you were doing was compressing the nerve, your foot "fell asleep". As long as it is that temporary, there's usually no problem. ...Read more

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How are pinched nerves in back and sympathetic dystrophy distinguished using EMG/NCS?

How are pinched nerves in back and sympathetic dystrophy distinguished using EMG/NCS?

RSD: is a clinical diagnosis. The EMG-NCS tells you if there is muscle loss form nerve root injury or if there is other confounding situations like compression of a nerve (in the wrist, ankle hand, elbow, knee) or multiple nerve dysfunction or even diffuse neuropathy. One can also identify lumbar sacral and brachial plexus injury by identifying a pattern of muscle involvement downstream. ...Read more

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Burning head like acid being poured on it vertigo scalp tenderness MRI CT blood work emg EEG tilt table carotid/ transcranial doppler all normal??????

Burning head like acid being poured on it vertigo scalp tenderness MRI CT blood work emg EEG tilt table carotid/ transcranial doppler all normal??????

Occipital neuralgia: We call this occipital neuralgia. Sometimes due to a condition known as arnold chiari malformation, sometimes due to disc in upper neck sometimes due to arthritis in the neck and sometimes just can't find cause, just have to treat it. Tegretol works fairly good for this. ...Read more

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Tingling nerves in front teeth?

front teeth: Have you been using whitening gel, had a blow to the front teeth or other recent concerns? Have you seen a dentist to evaluate the teeth to check for potential reasons for the tingling? An x-ray of the front teeth will help to diagnose or rule out nerve damage. See your dentist if you haven't. A sensitivity tooth paste may help alleviate the feeling, but is not replacement for the dentist to ck. ...Read more

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Can small fiber neuropathy create crawling sensation on scalp?

Can small fiber neuropathy create crawling sensation on scalp?

Sounds possible: The common cause thought of is diabetes and locations 1st in feet and fingers - but there are other diseases too and anyplace there is skin w/ nerve endings may be affected. When you see your doctor, mention it and perhaps it can be addressed - there are effective treatments in many cases. ...Read more

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Is surgery helpful for sciatic nerve damage. Burning in leg, numbness, tingling & stumbling?

Is surgery helpful for sciatic nerve damage. Burning in leg, numbness, tingling & stumbling?

Yes: You describe symptoms of radiculopathy which is when a nerve malfunctions due to some type of pressure on the nerve. You should see your family md for evaluation and they can do an MRI for evaluation. Of course, before surgery, you should try physical therapy and epidural steroid injections if possible. ...Read more

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Would spinal cord stimulation help block pain caused by peripheral neuropathy in the feet?

Would spinal cord stimulation help block pain caused by peripheral neuropathy in the feet?

Quite possibly: Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is used successfully in Neuropathic pain of peripheral nervous system origin. Neuropathic pain is a common healthcare problem with some patients who are refractory to standard treatment guidelines or burdened with the side effects of such treatments. SCS offers a clinical and cost-effective treatment at lower lifetime healthcare cost with better long-term outcomes. ...Read more

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MRI show spinal stenosis ( cervical) and nerve pinching at C6 can numbness and tingling in arm resolve with tome on its own?

MRI show spinal stenosis ( cervical) and nerve pinching at C6 can numbness and tingling in arm resolve with tome on its own?

C nerve compression: Your symptoms are created by nerve root pressure. Decompression is essential. Spinal cord compression itself can worsen without decompression intervention. Once decompressed, arm symptoms should improve -and resolve. Sooner is better. Long term compression can lead to irreversibility. ...Read more

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When is it ok to let my baby eat table food?

When is it ok to let my baby eat table food?

Diet needs to be: Advanced gradually. Breast milk/formula is adequate up to 6 mos. Then you can start introducing soft healthy foods in addition to formula/breast milk. Add just one at a time, waiting 2-7d to add another. If baby doesn't like something, try it down the road as tastes change. Avoid anything that could be choked on, & save nuts and strawberries, tomatoes & other poss allergens til after 2 yrs. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clean the changing table?

What is the best way to clean the changing table?

Clean every time: There is cheap, there is easy and there is cheap and effective. Clean every time you use the table - most important! the antimicrobial wipes are effective and easy, but cost the most. You can use a solution of simple bleach diluted 1:1 with water, this makes a great cleaner. If you use this as a spray, though, or any spray cleaner, make sure baby is far from the aerosol when you spray! ...Read more

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What do I need to know about changing table safety?

What do I need to know about changing table safety?

Keep vigilance: Never leave a child unattended on a dressing table, even for a moment, even if the baby is strapped ! eyes on baby at all times, despite the baby is being buckled. Keep everything within reach. http://www.healthychildren.org/english/safety-prevention/at-home/pages/changing-table-safety.aspx?nfstatus=401&nftoken=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000&nfstatusdescription=error%3a+no+local+token. ...Read more

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What must I use to measure medication? Table spoon?

What must I use to measure medication? Table spoon?

A syringe is helpful: Using a syringe to measure liquid medications is very helpful. A teaspoon is 5 cc and a tablespoon is 15 cc. You could also use a measuring spoon. ...Read more

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How can my child benefit if we eat at the family table?

How can my child benefit if we eat  at the family table?

See below:: Having better nutrition; improved family communication; fostering family traditions; teaching life skills. Family meals benefit children's intelletual, physical and emotional development. ...Read more

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What are some items that are essential for my baby's changing table?

What are some items that are essential for my baby's changing table?

Wipes and more...: Wet wipes, diapers, diaper genie, butt paste for diaper rash, change of clothes, toys to distract baby, pacifier, & lots of patience :). ...Read more

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How will I know if my baby is ok after rolling off the changing table?

How will I know if my baby is ok after rolling off the changing table?

See the doctor: Once babies learn to roll, they can never be left unattended if there is a chance they may fall. Many babies may be fine after a fall, but injuries may not be apparent. Due to the concern of a significant injury, such as the head, it is important that your baby be checked out as soon as possible following a fall. ...Read more

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How to know when full or should I just push away from table after an hour?

How to know when full or should I just push away from table after an hour?

An hour?: If you are concerned about caloric intake just decrease the amount of food you eat. You can do this by decreasing portions. It is not necessary to eat everything that is put in front of you (sorry mothers). Don't wait until you feel full to stop. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where do I go to find tables with most common average height and weight by age?

Where do I go to find tables with most common average height and weight by age?

Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm. ...Read more

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Is there a way to predict how long you will live, like with actuarial tables online?

Is there a way to predict how long you will live, like with actuarial tables online?

Check Google: There are a variety of quizzes which will preditct your longevity. You can find them on line through google. They will ask your age, family history, history of illness, personal habits and even things like your driving record. Given all this information , a reasonable statement will be generated about how long you might live. ...Read more

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Can you get any diseases if you were undressed on a exam table and the table wasn't covered ?

Can you get any diseases if you were undressed on a exam table and the table wasn't covered ?

Very unlikely: unless there was visible dirt or body secretions/blood on the table and you had open wounds, it would be very unlikely to become infected that way. You can become colonized with any bacteria that were on the table, but that can also happen anywhere with any surface (e.g. a shopping cart, exercise machine). ...Read more

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Today in noon while having my lunch i collapsed for few seconds on dining table.I don't know what happen during that time?

Today in noon while having my lunch i collapsed for few seconds on dining table.I don't know what happen during that time?

Get evaluated.: Needless to say, it isn't normal to collapse on the dining table! did anyone witness this? Try to find out what they noticed. Please get evaluated by your doctor. They will want to check out your heart, run an ekg, and possibly have you wear a holter monitor to see if you are having rhythm disturbances. They will assess your neurologic function, and may recommend a ct or MRI of your brain. ...Read more

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Hi all my son is 23month and he is not eating very well for few months since starting table food he eats very little he likes food and happy to so?

Hi all my son is 23month and he is not eating very well for few months since starting table food he eats very little he likes food and happy to so?

Re-examine the issue: My expectation for feeding at that age is 3-5 good feeding days a month & the rest nibbling or grazing.Their interest also shifts to carbohydrates to sustain activity rather than protein to sustain growth. Feed at the table & be sure appetizing food is always available in a for they could sample. As long as the growth rate & activity level are normal, relax.Think balanced week not balanced meal. ...Read more

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How soon can my baby start eating food from the table?

How soon can my baby start eating food from the table?

8-12 mos of age: If your baby has already tried a variety of single item pureed foods you can try some table foods between 8-12 months of age. Make sure they are well mashed. Still avoid honey until a year due to risk of botulism. Also items cut in circles such as franks and carrots are choking hazards. Stick to finger foods that melt such as cereals or cut in lengths. ...Read more

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Is it good to eat two table spoons of flax seeds everyday?

Is it good to eat two table spoons of  flax seeds everyday?

Flax seeds are good: They contain good fats, i.e., omega 3. Please use flax seeds that you grind fresh. Pre-ground can get rancid or loose nutrition. You can simplify by using good quality marine fish oil. That way you body skips a step because the fish have made the omega 3 bio-available and your body does not need to do that. Peace and good health. ...Read more