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Had minor accident (car hit pole). I was wearing my seat belt, felt shock on my chest, back. Chest pain decreasing. Back pain same more or less. Advice.
If you were not: Checked out medically after this trauma and have on-going concerns - the most prudent course of action is medical evaluation. ...Read more
What cause the muscles around the spine feels "tight" or more likely feels "dehydrated", not ache, not pain? 7 weeks ago, I had auto accident. Car pushed me down. Fell backword on the street. Passed out for a brief time. Thank god. No bones broken, non
I was recently in a huge car accident my car flipped 6 times over the median on the interstate and my lungs collapsed isit dangerous to smoke marijana?
Yes, it could be: It is usual for people who are smoking marijuana to take very deep breaths and then to hold that breath for a period of time to increase the absorption of the drug. This maneuver increases pressure in the lungs, and if you have already had a pneumothorax, will expose you to the risk of it recurring. Were you smoking weed when you had the accident? If so, you have a problem with weed and need help. ...Read more
Hello I have a question about my knee, I reacently got in a car accident. My car hit a tree, the glove box collapsed on my knee when I first got out?
It is probably best to get an evaluation. We can't tell from what you say what might be going on
Had a car accident totaled car. Broke 2 ribs fractured 4 more plus collar bone. Happened end of nov. How long will pain be intense. In SEVERE PAIN!!!
Another 3-4 weeks at:
Least, as the rib Fxs certainly hurt. Its only been 2 weeks since your accident.
Things U can do to help yourself, include:-
1: Heating pad ;
2: Support your chest during Cough/sneeze, with hand (s), or a cushion that U hug;
3: Muscle relaxers;
4: Cough syrup to suppress it;
5:Request your Doc for some Intercostal blocks of anesthetic meds. Maybe helpful.
Good Luck. ...Read more
Psychological Effect: I am assuming you are feeling the psychological effects of having had a car accident. These might include worried, being jumpy or easily startled, not sleeping well, etc. You can start with self help books on relaxation techniques, eat well, talk to someone about your feelings, exercise. If that does not work, see your physician to be referred to psychologist. ...Read more
Usually: It depends on how severe the accident. If you have been checked by the er or your primary or if you have no symptoms (or minor symptoms), then getting back to normal activities, including exercising, it a great way to recover. See your primary provider if you develop new symptoms. ...Read more
Depends: It depends in part on the cause. It is not unusual for a person who has a soft tissue injury to develop more severe symptoms days after the injury, as the swelling and inflammation increase. A sprained ankle is an example of that. When a person initially sprain an ankle, it does not look too bad, but days later it can become quite swollen. Consider being checked. Thank you. ...Read more
Go to ER NOW: If you think you have internal injuries go to er now as internal injuries could be life threatening, . ...Read more
Depends: That depends on the severity of the car accident. Things like speed, type of vehicle, use of seatbelts, airbag, location of impact all affect the injuries. Any part of the body can be injuried in car accidents, depending on circumstances. The injuries range from none, to minor, to major to life-treatening or fatal. ...Read more
Many causes: There are many possible causes. It can be congenital from having a small spinal canal, it can be related to trauma, or it can just be degenerative from years of stress put on your back by day to day activities. Some of this can be determined by the appearance of the stenosis but some can't. ...Read more
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Depends on the injur:
.Some injuries may show up immidiately like cuts, fractures, bruices, injuries related to seat belts, concussions, intraabdominal injuries, crush injuries
whiplash injuries and sprains may show a day or two after the accident
if you did not have seat belts on or in the back seat the impact of the accident may cause severe internal injuries and need to be checked as soon as possible. ...Read more
Depends on age: Injuries sustained in motor vehicle accident are dependent on many factors: type of collision, speed, car make, car seat? High speed impact can result in severe, life threatening injuries. The very young are much more flexible and can suffer head, spine trauma quite easily besides fractures. Lacerations and abrasions. Any change in behavior after an accident requires immediate attention. ...Read more
Many: The main types of life threatening injuries sustained during car accidents include head injuries, chest traumas, or abdominal traumas. Always wear your seat-belt when driving and do not use your cell phone while driving. ...Read more
Further work up: Unfortunately car accident injuries can take a long time to heal. When you have a whiplash type injury of the neck or injury to the back it can affect the joints, nerves, muscles, discs. If you are not better I would suggest seeing your doctor for appropriate testing/exam and treatment which may include pt, medication, injections or other types of treatmnet depending on the severity of the injury. ...Read more
I just want to know if it is possible to develop health problems 4 years after car accident. That is due to the accident.
Vague: You need to specify what type of problems. ...Read more
I got into a car accident two weeks ago, I wanted to know what's a good amount of time I should give my body before I start excising?
Let your body tell: Your body will tell you when it's ready. If it doesn't hurt, you can do it. ...Read more
I was in a car accident a few years back and I was never checked out. I now have terrible memory and have difficulty recalling things.
I got into a car accident 2 years ago and after the air bags deployed I seen nothing but Blue like a blue tint was on everything what was it?
Only an exam by-: -an ophthalmologist will B able 2give U any reasonable answer. ...Read more
He is experiencing sharp shooting pains al throughout his back. He was recently been in a car accident. What could it be. And what should he do?
Car accident: May have caused damage to your son's back. Please go to the doctor or to the emergency room so that he can be properly diagnosed and treated. Don't wait for it to go away by itself. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is it harder to see how fast an oncoming vehicle is traveling versus seeing how fast a vehicle is traveling pass you from left to right? Car accident.
My daughters, ages 2&4 were in a serious car accident 10 months ago and don't seem to have any physical injury. Any symptoms we should be looking for?
Car Accident: I'm so sorry about the accident. I'm sure that was a very scary time for all of you. However, as long as everyone was checked out and given a clean bill of health, there is no reason to be concerned about any long term physical/medical issues. You should still be alert to any potential lingering psychological or behavioral problems and address them if they are a concern. ...Read more