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A 48-year-old female asked:

Plz help. friend far away had bike-bike accident couple hrs ago. hurt ankle, knee, pinky. forehead but wont go to er/18 years old, guy. what advice?

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Dr. Martin Tesher
Family Medicine 60 years experience
ER best bet: If he is able to walk there is likely no emergency but he should apply ice regularly and if still a problem in a day or 2 consult with his own md.
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Go to ER: With this number of injuries, your friend should be seen by a doctor, especially if the head injury. If he wont go you need to monitor closely and watch for symptoms such as vomiting or lethargy, which may signal that he has a concussion.
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Last updated Mar 23, 2013

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