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Any treatment for penile nerve damage ? iam scared

Any treatment for penile nerve damage ? iam scared

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

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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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What is the best method (diet or therapy) to heal nerve damage from a puncture wound in my wrist?

What is the best method (diet or therapy) to heal nerve damage from a puncture wound in my wrist?

Nerve repair: If a nerve has been cut or even partially cut it will not heal on its own. You need to have the nerve repaired. If the nerve has been traumatized or crushed it might or might not heal on its own. See a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the best method to heal nerve damage in my wrist?

What is the best method to heal nerve damage in my wrist?

Surgery: Best option is surgery if you have not had symptoms for long time. Time damages the nerve and once the nerve is liberated it starts to heal, to a certain degree depending upon the damaged he endured while trapped in the wrist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to treat nerve pain from ongoing chemo? Is it possible to prevent permanent nerve damage?

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

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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.

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.

I'd: See an "ortho hand" specialist. He/she can help determine whether the blocked artery is even causing the pain. You might need an EMG or other testing of the hand/wrist to help sort things out. ...Read more

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Can nerve damage in wrist reverse on its own or only surgery?

Can nerve damage in wrist reverse on its own or only surgery?

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 more

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If I had nerve damage what would the treatment be?

If I had nerve damage what would the treatment be?

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 more

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Can there be any treatment available for nerve damage?

Can there be any treatment available for nerve damage?

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

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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?

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 more

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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