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Dr. James Dukelow
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Motorcycle Injury (Overview)

Motorcycle injury is an event that is a common cause of injury, disability, and death, because of the high speed of impact and the mass of the vehicles involved. A motorcycle injury can be motorcycle vs. motorcycle, automobile vs. motorcycle, motorcycle vs. bicyclist/pedestrian, or motorcycle vs. a large stationary object.


Dr. James Dukelow
18 doctors shared insights

Motorcycle Injury (Overview)

Motorcycle injury is an event that is a common cause of injury, disability, and death, because of the high speed of impact and the mass of the vehicles involved. A motorcycle injury can be motorcycle vs. motorcycle, automobile vs. motorcycle, motorcycle vs. bicyclist/pedestrian, or motorcycle vs. a large stationary object.


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Got in a motorcycle injury and testicles hurt a bit. Serious?

Got in a motorcycle injury and testicles hurt a bit.  Serious?

Could be...: Given that there was a trauma, i would see a doctor asap to make sure there is no perminent damage and thus a risk to your fertility. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do NOT rub eye
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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help now
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Try not to diagnose yourself
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Don't drive a vehicle--have someone else drive you
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Ice the area, if you can
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I had in a motorcycle injury and testicles hurt a bit. Does this seem serious?

I had in a motorcycle injury and testicles hurt a bit. Does this seem serious?

How bad: Are they swollen bruised or extremely painful to the touch. If not then its likely just a trauma and no specific thing to do other than supportive with ice packs and mild analgesica ...Read more

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Treating a Rotator Cuff Injury (Checklist)

Have a check-up with your orthopedic or sports doc
Monthly
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Could motorcycle aggravate back injury?

Could motorcycle aggravate back injury?

Yes: Depending on the angle of seat and also the amount of vibration, motorcycles could certainly aggravate a back injury by both of these mechanisms. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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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