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I was in a car accident and severed some nerves in my forehead. It's still numb but gets shooting pains and itches. Signs of nerve healing?

I was in a car accident and severed some nerves in my forehead. It's still numb but gets shooting pains and itches. Signs of nerve healing?

Tingling: Tingling, itching, burning, sharp pains- these are the sensations nerves undergo. If this occurs after numbness, perhaps it indicates some nerve regeneration. Hang in there- perhaps this is a good sign! ...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


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What are signs the peripheral nerves are healing from damage?

What are signs the peripheral nerves are healing from damage?

Please repost: Your question is hopelessly vague. Need more specific information about which "peripheral" nerves you're referring to and what you mean by "damage." Your attempt to use medicalese has only obscured your question. Just use simple English. ...Read more

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What are signs that peripheral nerve damage is in the healing process?

What are signs that peripheral nerve damage is in the healing process?

Discuss w/ your Dr: Also read this!
Here's a very complete source: http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/peripheralneuropathy/detail_peripheralneuropathy. Htm There's research being conducted and some feel hopeful. A lot depends on your specifics - there are no answers that fit everyone. Read about it and discuss options w/ your Dr. Ask for their experiences w/ cases like yours. ...Read more

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What are some signs that my hand nerve damage is healing?

What are some signs that my hand nerve damage is healing?

Feeling/strength: Signs of nerve healing: return of sensation/feeling or strength in your hand/fingers even hypersensitivity can be a sign. Nerve recovery takes place first in the arm, then wrist, progressing outward to the fingers. You may be able to tell where the leading edge of recovery is since the nerve may elicit a zinger or tinel's sign when tapped-- the site of the zinger may migrate outward as it heals. ...Read more

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Is it a good sign that a graze is starting to itch is it healing if so how long more will the cuts be there?

Is it a good sign that a graze is starting to itch is it healing if so how long more will the cuts be there?

Yes: Itching is a sign that your injury is healing. It happens usually when the injury scabs over. Usually if the graze is superficial and not very deep then it should heal in about a week. If it is deeper, then it probably will take longer even up to a couple of weeks. As long as the surrounding area does not turn red and become more painful you should be fine. ...Read more

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Symptoms signs and treatment of pneumonitist?

Symptoms signs and treatment of pneumonitist?

Pnuemonitis: Pneumonitis is a general term that refers to inflammation of lung tissue. Difficulty breathing, often accompanied by a cough, is the most common symptom along with cough, fatigue, loss of appetite, unintentional weight loss. Specialized tests are necessary to make a diagnosis. Treatment focuses on avoiding irritants and reducing inflammation. ...Read more

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What are the signs that pityriasis rosea is healing?

What are the signs that pityriasis rosea is healing?

Pityriasis rosea: Pityriasis rosea is usually a temporary and mild cause of skin rash--occurring most commonly in spring and fall. It can itch, but not usually extremely itchy. Signs of healing are: first--no new lesions, second--less itch, and third--fading in redness of existing lesions. ...Read more

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What are the signs that a fractured wrist is healing correctly?

What are the signs that a fractured wrist is healing correctly?

Variable.: Xray evaluation, and if the fracture does not hurt to press on it usually means that it is healed. ...Read more

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What is a treatment for trigenimal nerve?

What is a treatment for trigenimal nerve?

Med/ surg.: If you mean trigeminal neuralgia, the most effective medicine I've found is carbamazepine. There are invasive procedures that can help if medication fails to control the pain. ...Read more

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Is treatment for intraorbital nerve possible?

We need more: Specifics to try to answer your question. What is the problem with the intraorbital nerve? Do you know the name of the nerve? Please re-ask with further clarification. Take care. ...Read more

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Is itching a sign that my sugical wound is healing?

Is itching a sign that my sugical wound is healing?

Often yes: Itching is a common sign of nerve regeneration, including those tiny ones in the skin cut during surgery. Just be on the lookout for unusual redness, blisters, pus or other problem. It could be an allergy or infection. ...Read more

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Is increasing pain normal when a damaged nerve is healing?

Yes: As a nerve regenerates, it can fire in erratic patterns, causing pain and tingling. This usually resolves as healing progresses. Pain can also be generated by the brain and spinal cord after the connection to a nerve has been lost- an extreme example of this is phantom limb pain, where an amputee feels burning pain in the limb after it has been removed. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are signs that my herpes is healing?

Could you tell me what are signs that my herpes is healing?

Herpes: Herpetic lesions are healing when the blisters dry and scabs form. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any signs of mucocele healing?

Yes: If you have a mucocele, and it disappears, it has healed. If it is still there, it has not healed. ...Read more

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Is cutting the nerve a lviable last resort treatment to stop the pain of tn? How is this done and what are the consequences?

Trigeminal neuralgia: Cutting the nerve is the lat resort in most cases. Medication is used first, surgery and there are a variety of them next, gamma knife if those fail and then transection the nerve is considered. ...Read more

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Is hurting of a burn a sign of healing?

Is hurting of a burn a sign of healing?

No: Partial-thickness (i.e., 1st- and 2nd-degree) burns are painful. As they heal the pain resolves. It is not unusual for healed burn scars to itch. Full-thickness (i.e., 3rd-degree) burns usually don't hurt because the nerves are burned away. They require skin grafting for healing. ...Read more

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Sign and symptoms of amoebiasis and treatment?

Sign and symptoms of amoebiasis and treatment?

Amoebiasis: Of the 10% to 20% of people who become symptomatic from e. Histolytica infection it is usually mild with loose stool, abdominal pain & cramping. In more serious cases of dysentery there is bloody diarrhea, fever & abdominal pain. There are cases where it has spread to the liver, lungs & brain. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the signs of baby teething that need treatment?

What are the signs of baby teething that need treatment?

No treatment: There is no specific treatment for teething except help minimize the discomfort for the baby. Giving them safe frozen celery to chew on or frozen bagels help minimize discomfort. If too fussy and depending on their age check with the pediatrician and tylenol
helps with the pain managment. ...Read more

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What is diverticulum the signs symptoms, treatment or the medication?

What is diverticulum the signs symptoms, treatment or the medication?

Depenfs: A diverticulum is a bulge through a weakness in the intestinal wall. A divertiucum can occur in the esophagus, small intestine, and colon. A diverticulum myy have no symptoms & there are no medications for a diverticulum. Those in the esophagus can cause swallowing problems & may need surgery. Small bowel ones are observed. Avoid constipation for those in colon. ...Read more

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What are piles, the signs, effects and treatment?

What are piles, the signs, effects and treatment?

Hemorrhoid: Piles are also called Hemorrhoids. Usually happens due to chronic constipation. It can cause bleeding after BM, itching in rectal area Treatment is cortisone cream rectally ...Read more

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What are nerve zingers in a healing hand?

Stingers: Is it healing from an injury, after surgery? A short answer is that nerves sprout new axons to establish a re connection once injured, and this could cause aberrant signalling until the sprouts have full functioning. The insulation (myelin) on a nerve also has to be built back up so after injury also, and until that happens the nerve is also not functioning properly. ...Read more

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What are the signs of healing ringworm spots?

What are the signs of healing ringworm spots?

Virtually none: Ringworm is a superficial fungal infection and usually does not leave any marks on healing. The expanding ring shaped lesion should disappear.
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What are the signs of constipation and treatment in elderly?

What are the signs of constipation and treatment in elderly?

Many symptoms: Elderly it could cause many symptoms including loss of appetite, abdominal pain, mental confusion, and even low grade fever ...Read more

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Number one treatment for a pinched nerve?

Tx for pinched nerve: In the absence of neurologic deficits, time is the great healer, with stretching and core exercises. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for a pinched nerve?

For sure: Depends on which nerve, how long it's bothered you and how severe your symptoms are. In general, if conservative management with physical therapy fails and your condition is good enough to consider surgery, nerve release may be an option. Membrane stabilizing medications and nerve stimulators can also be effective in select cases. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for a pinched nerve?

See below: Depends on which nerve, how long it's bothered you and how severe your symptoms are. In general, if conservative management with physical therapy fails and your condition is good enough to consider surgery, nerve release may be an option. Membrane stabilizing medications and nerve stimulators can also be effective in select cases.
Neurologists and neurosurgeons are the experts for this issue. ...Read more