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This may be silly question but can nerve damage in foot (per. Neuropathy) cause glossopharyngeal neuralgia same side body months after or not related?

This may be silly question but can nerve damage in foot (per. Neuropathy) cause glossopharyngeal neuralgia same side body months after or not related?

Not related: But best to find out whether you have an underlying metabolic or chemical disorder affecting the nerves in your body. And perhaps find a neurologist to pursue your concerns. ...Read more

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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Dropped foot due to nerve damage, should I be concerned?

Dropped foot due to nerve damage, should I be concerned?

Sure: I would be. It would be important to know how much time elapsed and the nature of the nerve damage. Follow up with doc as a last resort an afo brace may be useful in helping walking easier. ...Read more

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How do you cure nerve damage in the foot?

How do you cure nerve damage in the foot?

No cure: Nerve damaged can't be cured. It can be relieved or reduced in symptoms. Nerves take a long time to heal in order of 1cm per month. ...Read more

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How should I treat nerve damage in my foot?

How should I treat nerve damage in my foot?

Depends: Treatment varies depending anthe nerves damaged and to what extent they are damaged. Check with a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can foot soaks in bleach cause nerve damage?

Can foot soaks in bleach cause nerve damage?

See below: Its possible---you may to see your doctor for an evaluation and stop soaking your feet in bleach. ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know where to bandage up my foot if I have nerve damage?

Hmmm...: There's really no way to bandage your foot specifically FOR nerve damage. If you have a sore on your foot then you want to wrap the foot carefully, not too tight and change it twice a day. You may need to avoid bandaids if your skin is fragile or you have allergies to bandaids. ...Read more

Dr. Sam Markzar
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Neuropraxia (Definition)

Neuropraxia is defined as a temporary loss of function of the nerve. Some nerves are purely sensory while others carry both sensory and motor fibers. Traumatic contusion injuries to nerves or nerve compressions can cause Neuropraxia. Sensory nerves like sural nerve in the leg or mixed sensory and motor nerves like the median and ulnar nerves in the forearm & hand ...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