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can a car accident cause a stroke

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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes, if your twist a major artery going to your brain. Unlikely however.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes, depending: On force of impact and location of injury. Most likely, though, a weakened area was present before the accident, and the impact was the final straw. ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Ernest
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not typically: Scoliosis is commonly defined as an abnormal curvature to the spine, usually related to developmental issues. A single car accident should not produc ... Read More
Dr. Laura Lemke
Specializes in ADHD and Autism
No: Scoliosis is lateral, or to the side, curvature of the spine that typically develops in adolescence. It can also be due to congenital abnormalities o ... Read More
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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No: scoliosis is a congenital condition. it may make you more prone to traumatic injuries
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it could: Herniated disc: an intervertebral disc ruptures and the inner jelly-like disc material (nucleus pulposus) extrudes into the spinal canal in the area o ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Car accidents can cause may types of injuries, including to the eyes or brain. Injuries to eyes and/or brain can cause blindness. If in a car accide ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Stress from the car accident could cause the patient to have another attack.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Keswani
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Maybe: Although its possible it really depends how severe your injury was. It's unlikely a minor sprain or strain would result in significant pain years late ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tfcc tear: Yes a car accident can cause a tfcc tear.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: The muscles and nerves in the head and neck region are very intimately related and referred pain to another region is not uncommon.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Restless leg syndrome generally developes insidiously ( without trauma).There are good medications available for RLS. See your primary care physician. ... Read More
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