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Trigeminal Nerve Surgery
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
Depends.: There are many peripheral nerves. Surgery and recovery time depends upon which is being operated on. ...Read more
I just had ulna nerve surgery 2 weeks ago. I just had stitches out yesterday and the pain is so bad. Approximately how long does pain last?
another 3-4 weeks!: It could take another 3-4 weeks. Have you had any improvement from the pain at all? Any other symptom? ...Read more
Get seen by doctor: If you have numbness of the gum and or lip long after the effect of the local anesthetic that the dentist used, should have worn off - see your dentist. If after trauma, i.e. Fractures of the jaw bones, then seek medical attention. The er doctor or your pcp will refer you to a maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more
My hubby will be going for a pinced nerve surgery on his neck and back does he need to go on some kind of diet when he gets out ?
NO, but: There is a possibility that your husband could wake up nauseous from the anesthesia and pain medications. That is why we suggest a light and bland diet to start off with. The narcotic pain medications used for post-operative management can cause constipation, so this should be taken into account while planning meals. I hope that this helps. ...Read more
How long will it take to recover from the pinched nerve surgery on my arm, or could it be a torn rotator cuff?
Hard to say: Recovery from a compressive neuropathy can take several months to a year to completely recover depending how much damage to the nerve was caused and the recovery my be incomplete in some cases. You could potentially have a rotator cuff tear also, you might need an MRI or ultrasound. Surgery to decompress a nerve should have some immediate relief, but certainly not complete relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Softball player w shoulder pain after coming back from ulnar nerve surgery. Symptoms: can't sleep on it, worse at night, constant pain, hard 2 move it?
Give it time: If the surgery was very recent, could be from your position on the operating table. If you are already back to playing softball, could just be getting used to playing again after a perios of non-use. Give it some time, it should get better on its own. Be sure to warm up before play and practice. If it persists, ask the doctor about it that the did nerve surgery. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My husband cut his artery and nerve in his right wrist. Can a wrist artery and nerve surgery come undone from too much movement?
Yes: if it is early postopGet a more detailed answer ›
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