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Whats The Best Treatment For Wrist Nerve Damage
Possible: is the damage from infection or injury? If Injury and was recent it is possible that some of the damage will heal. If infection prompt treatment may halt the process ...Read more
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
What is the best treatment to treat nerve pain from ongoing chemo? Is it possible to prevent permanent nerve damage?
Unclear: Unfortunately there is no clear way to prevent chemo-associated neuropathy. Some medications such as steroids, gabapentin/pregabalin, or antidepressants may be helpful. Vitamin supplementation with b-complex or folate may also be helpful. Your oncologist may have recommendations specific to your type of chemotherapy, and all supplements should be discussed before taking to avoid interactions. ...Read more
Radial artery occlusion. Ultrasound radiologist says ulnar artery i'd providing good flow. He says pain may be due yo nerve damage. What is treatment.
Nerve damage : It depends on the underlying pathology. If there is nerve damage from a compressive pathology like carpal tunnel, the pathology will typically progress and worsen. If it is after acute injury like a fracture, it will typically heal very slowly. An EMG may be able to sell the severity if the nerve damage and your doc should be able to answer your question fully. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain management: Nerve damage implies permanent damage so medications that help nerve pain are recommeded. Post herpetic neuralgia (due to shingles) is a classic example of nerve pain which responds to Lyrica or gabapentin. Tricyclic antidepressants (e.g. Elavil & others) have be used for years to treat 'nerve pain' nerve blocks (injections) also are helpful.Surgery may help if the 'damage' is not yet permanent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but: Why do you ask the question? See, loads of doctors can treat nerve injuries, and both surgery and medications are often employed. But rehab measures such as pt and ot can be helpful, besides occasional nerve blocks, and various injections. Suggest you get a diagnosis, and then participate in treatment. ...Read more
I have cut down my wrist with blades. Blood has stopped. But m worried if there is any nerve damage. They are very deep cuts. How to test for nerve i?
EMG: First of all, even if the bleeding has stopped if you have really cut your wrists you need immediate medical attention in an emergency room setting. If you had nerve damage there would be symptoms in the hands of numbness or tingling and an EMG could be performed, but what I have stated in the first paragraph is far more urgent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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