I had my first Miradry procedure done 14 weeks ago and my left arm still has numbness on the inside from the top of the armpit to almost the elbow. It sometimes feels like needles sticking me. There also still seems to be a knot at the top if my armpit where the numbness starts. I feel like there may be nerve damage. Is this normal and if it is how long should it last? I was scheduled for my second procedure in two days but cancelled because this is not better.
Should I be having nerve pain, tingling, and numbness 3 months after first miradry procedure?
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Nerve related injury with miraDry - neurpraxia
MiraDry related numbness
It is rare to have this complication but it has been reported at least twice (as far as I know) to the miraDry corporation - they have stated that it resolves eventually. 14 weeks seems a long time and since it has not resolved I would recommend that you see a neurologic for thorough examination and documentation. I agree with the decision to cancel 2nd round. Read the miraDry book with the link below.
Web reference: http://www.HyperhidrosisClinic.com
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