A 16-year-old male asked:
What are the treatments for whiplash ? i was in a minor collision today and i have neck pain now. it was a small collision. min.length of injury time
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 58 years experience
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pain Management 17 years experience
See Doctor: First try nsaids like ibuprofen, aleve and you can even add some tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with pain. Ice the area for 20 min at a time and see if these help reduce the pain. If this persists longer than a few days, consider seeing your doctor for stronger medications to help. Typically most people get better within a few weeks of an injury. If not better consider further imaging studies to evaluate.
4.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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