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Can I get rid of the knot in my lip after a motorcycle accident with a face injury?

Can I get rid of the knot in my lip after a motorcycle accident with a face injury?

Likely: Depends on when - how long ago? How big penetrated? No foreign body- gravel etc likely scar or absorbing hematoma if early, or stitches if used. Revision of the scar can be very effective! ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Side injury after motorcycle accident. What do broken ribs feel like?

Side injury after motorcycle accident.  What do broken ribs feel like?

Very painful: Displaced rib fractures are usually agonizingly painful for the first week or two. Sometimes you feel clicking when you breathe. Seek attention. ...Read more

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Is there a way to tell if I have an internal injury after my motorcycle accident?

Is there a way to tell if I have an internal injury after my motorcycle accident?

Yes: Go to a hospital or see your regular doctor. For most serious untreated injuries, you'd likely not be writing this. ...Read more

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What type of life threatening injuries would a person sustain due to a motorcycle accident?

Death or less: Any and every organ can be injured in a motorcycle accident. Head injuries and major extremity injury (sometimes requiring amputation) are not uncommon.We also see major liver & spleen injuries, as well as aortic ruptures, broken necks/spinal cord. According to CDC, you are 37x more likely to be injured on an MC than in a car. We call them donorcycles. ...Read more

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I have brain injury after motorcycle accident, what to do?

I have brain injury after motorcycle accident, what to do?

Rehab: 1) Don't ride 2) Don't ride without a helmet 3) See a neurologist or brain injury specialist-look up in your state's Brain Injury Association for contact and resources ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have an Achilles tendon injury after my motorcycle accident?

How can I tell if I have an Achilles tendon injury after my motorcycle accident?

Weak plantar flexion: When walking, the calf muscle contracts, your foot pushes down, and you are propelled forward. If your foot is forced up while the gastroc is contracting, you can tear the achilles tendon. A partial tear may be more swollen and sore than weak, while a complete tear is weak. Lie on your stomach with your knee flexed, squeeze your calf, and your foot should plantar flex if the tendon is intact. ...Read more

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My friends had a motorcycle accident last week and he wasn't wearing a helmet, i told him he should go and check for any brain injury, he didn't showan?

My friends had a motorcycle accident last week and he wasn't wearing a helmet, i told him he should go and check for any brain injury, he didn't showan?

?head injury?: Did he hurt his head, was he unconscious, does he now have headaches, dizziness, confusion, problems with vision or hearing, is he vomiting? These would all be indications for further evaluation, but if there was no head injury, just problems with other areas of the body, he was lucky and you do not have to worry. ...Read more

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When i was 18 i had a traumatic brain injury from a motorcycle accident. Is any further recovery after 3 years likely?

When i was 18 i had a traumatic brain injury from a motorcycle accident. Is any further recovery after 3 years likely?

No: Recovery from brain injury is usually maximal at 1 to 2 years. Further recovery after that is unlikely, though there may be some benefit in continuing with cognitive therapy if it is helpful. ...Read more

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I got in a motorcycle accident on Thursday night after work, luckily I was able to walk away without serious injuries. My knees, calves, and shins are all full of road rash tho. How long will it take before I can actually stand up without an overwhelming

DR???: Did you go to ER or see a DR?? Shower or bath, rinse off daily. Any dirt ground into skin? Sounds like you will be grounded about a week. Keep lubricated. Vaseline or Aquaphor are good. I use Bioclusive or similar clear dressings on these with excellent results. Saran wrap is easy to use but does not breathe. Avoid antiseptics and topical antibiotics because they interfere with wound healing and c ...Read more