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How effective is DMSO in treating spinal cord compression?

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Posted on Tue, 28 Jun 2016
Question: How dmso work on spinal cord compression
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Answered by Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Evidence claims otherwise.

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In spinal cord compression, nerve cells tend to get damaged. DMSO (Dimethyl sulfoxide) is a natural substance that is claimed to stimulate nerve regeneration. However, evidence seems to be lacking about the actual efficacy of this substance. Going through the following article should guide you further:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC0000/

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How effective is DMSO in treating spinal cord compression?

Brief Answer: Evidence claims otherwise. Detailed Answer: Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic. In spinal cord compression, nerve cells tend to get damaged. DMSO (Dimethyl sulfoxide) is a natural substance that is claimed to stimulate nerve regeneration. However, evidence seems to be lacking about the actual efficacy of this substance. Going through the following article should guide you further: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC0000/ Regards