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What are signs that a nerve is regenerating? If i touch one place i can feel it in another area. Why does that happen?

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In brief: A progressive event

Nerve recovery depends on whether just myelin coverings, which improves at about 4 weeks, but if central axon, will grow back at about 0.
1 mm daily, like a fingernail. Tingling with pins and needles might be a good sign, and perhaps, spots of improved sensation might indicate success. The touch response above is perhaps support of spotty recovery, and not negative.

In brief: A progressive event

Nerve recovery depends on whether just myelin coverings, which improves at about 4 weeks, but if central axon, will grow back at about 0.
1 mm daily, like a fingernail. Tingling with pins and needles might be a good sign, and perhaps, spots of improved sensation might indicate success. The touch response above is perhaps support of spotty recovery, and not negative.
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