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Should I See A Neurologist After A Mild Head Injury
Rear collision auto accident. I sustained severe whiplash. Been to PCP. In PT, had X-rays/MRI (anter.thesis/flexion) but feel i need more expertise. Should i see a Neurologist or an Orthopedic doc?
Would it be better to consult a d.C., a d.O., a d.P.T, a neurologist, or an orthopedist for the chronic pain & stiffness in my back, neck and head?
Pain management spec: A comprehensive pain management specialist can help with the diagnosis and management of all aspects of your problems and refer you to the right therapist, chiropractor or surgeon if needed. Look for a pain specialist who is board certified. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Really painful head ache a few days after a concussion. Is this normal or should I contact my doc again?
It depends: It depends on the type of injury.X-rays are mostly useful for an injury to a bone or joint displacement,although sometimes we can see signs of inflammation on them as well.If the injury is a muscle strain, tendon or ligament injury, the xray won't show it.Significant direct trauma to the shoulder should be x-rayed right away.At about 10 days out,a very small break not seen before may be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends how bad: If you are having pain at night that is bad enough to keep you awake or wake you up, then yes. If you are unable to raise your arm straight over your head (same as other side) then yes. If pain is mild and goes away with anti-inflammatory medications then not necessarily. Hard to make any sweeping blanket statements, but hope this helps. ...Read more
Hit my head yesterday, doctor said it's not a concussion. Mild headache day after. Can you get a headache from impact that is NOT a concussion?
Depends...: Depends on who is making the diagnosis and what investment they may have in the label of concussion. Someone who wants to make that diagnosis will, with your situation. For minor head trauma, whether the answer is more useful medically or socially is open to question. If you don't want to dance with sociology then if it's minor, it's minor. Don't get too caught up in the label. ...Read more
Effusion: Water on the knee is known as an effusion. You should see your doctor first to determine the cause. Pt (physio) may be a good option depending on the cause. ...Read more
If you still have a small bump on your head near eyebrow, after falling a week ago should you see a doctor?
Yes: You should get checked if you got hit in the throat especially if you have any problem swallowing or breathing. ...Read more
If you've had a migraine for over a week with a stiff neck as well, should you be checked for meningitis?
I have benign fasciculations, diagnosed by a neurologist. It started two months after a mild concussion. Did the concussion cause it or coincidence?
What does a neurologist diagnose? I had a fall and tore my rotator cuff. Why would i be referred to a neurologist?
Nerve injury: The brachial plexus and nerves to shoulder muscles are all nearby, and your doctor may have noted scapular winging, deltoid or supraspinatus weakness, or perhaps a pattern of numbness. You may have also caused a brachial plexus stretch injury or even a thoracic outlet syndrome. If EMG testing is needed, make certain that your doctor have experience with brachial plexus techniques. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be a few days: Some symptoms of concussions may be immediate: like headache, vomiting or passing out or delayed in onset by hours or days after injury, such as: concentration and memory complaints, irritability and other personality changes, sensitivity to light and noise , sleep disturbances , psychological adjustment problems and depression, disorders of taste and smell. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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