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A 44-year-old member asked:

How can i tell if i need to go to the doctor for whiplash?

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Dr. Christopher Pham
Neurosurgery 25 years experience
Whiplash: If your whiplash was related to a car accident and became persistently for several weeks or months including numbness, tingling and pain radiation to arms and hands, it is strongly recommended to see a doctor to further evaluate for any spinal cord or nerve root injury.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Should I go to the doctor about an hour after whiplash?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
You should go after: The web lash happened, because you think it is a web lash but it could be some thing more serious.
A 33-year-old member asked:

When to go to the doctor for whiplash?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Good question: Whiplash is a vague term, but if you have neck pain, headaches, dizziness, numbness, weakness, imbalance, loss of vision, double vision, or other persistent and troublesome symptoms following trauma from a motor vehicle accident or other event, likely best to get this evaluated. Most "whiplashes" gradually stabilize without much therapy in spite of advertising by entrapreneurial chiropractors.
Last updated Jan 17, 2014

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