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Do people get those phantom pains with just a partial finger amputation?

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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Occasionaly

Sometimes, but often this is not a major problem and frequently resolves over time.

In brief: Occasionaly

Sometimes, but often this is not a major problem and frequently resolves over time.
Dr. Robert Alexander
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Nerve pain

Nerve pain form a nueroma may the better term. Phantom pain imlpies that the part is not there but the mechanismis similar. Sever injuries, crushing of tissue and nerve, stiffness, scarring can all lead to persistant pain.
A nueroma means that there has been an injury to a nerve an healing is disorganized and swollen and scarred within the neuroma and they can be painful.

In brief: Nerve pain

Nerve pain form a nueroma may the better term. Phantom pain imlpies that the part is not there but the mechanismis similar. Sever injuries, crushing of tissue and nerve, stiffness, scarring can all lead to persistant pain.
A nueroma means that there has been an injury to a nerve an healing is disorganized and swollen and scarred within the neuroma and they can be painful.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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