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Can burning a nerve help relieve nerve pain?

A friend of mine was told burning the nerve can help relieve nerve pain.

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Let him do it. Sometimes, bad experiences help.

The answer is No. If you try and "burn a nerve", there is a very good chance that the pain will be worse.

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I have Neuropathy and my doctor wanted to do this but stated that it is a 50/50 chance that it would work. My wife is a nurse and she asked about this with doctors she assists at the hospital and they stated the same and also the pain usually returns.

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