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How long should it take for a pinched nerve to heal after the pressure is off?
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
3 doctors agree
In brief: May not
If compression was very long standing return of sensation to normal may not occur.

In brief: May not
If compression was very long standing return of sensation to normal may not occur.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Depends
This depends on the type of nerve, how long and severe the compression was as well as the underlying "health" of the nerve-the age of the person, is diabetes involved, a vitamin deficiency, a prior injury to that nerve, toxic exposure- all play a role in the prognosis or ability of the nerve to "heal" over time.

In brief: Depends
This depends on the type of nerve, how long and severe the compression was as well as the underlying "health" of the nerve-the age of the person, is diabetes involved, a vitamin deficiency, a prior injury to that nerve, toxic exposure- all play a role in the prognosis or ability of the nerve to "heal" over time.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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