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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.

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

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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

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

Fell down: You probably have a minor strain of some of the muscles and ligaments attached to the lower spine. Try some moist heat on it for 20 minutes at a time. I am more concerned about the "passed out" comment. If you hit your head that hard then you had a significant concussion. ...Read more

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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

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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!!!

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

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How to cope with a car accident?

How to cope with a car accident?

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

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Cant I eat after a car accident?

Cant I eat after a car accident?

Jaw injury says no: Can easily injure TMJ and should be vcery careful about eating which makes pain worse. ...Read more

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What actually kills you in a car accident?

Multiple Mechanisms: Blunt trauma to head, neck, chest or abdomen causing internal bleeding or disruption of internal organs.
Think of it as squashing a bug ...Read more

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What can be done for car accident injuries?

Depends: Your question is very general and thus I can't give you specifics, but everything in the care would depend on the type of injury (s) and the severity. ...Read more

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Can car accident injuries have lasting effects?

Can injure TMJ: Can create injury to TMJ which can result inchronic headaches/neck pain. ...Read more

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How can you safely exercise after a car accident?

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

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Why am I hurting more two weeks after car accident?

Why am I hurting more two weeks after car accident?

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

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What are some psychological effects of bad car accidents?

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Car accidents: Depends on the injuries sustained & your mental state of mind & if others were injured, most likely anxiety symptoms & possibly post-traumatic disorder, depression & guilt/remorse, obsessive thoughts, substance use. ...Read more

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What to do if I have internal injuries from a car accident?

What to do if I have internal injuries from a car accident?

Go to ER NOW: If you think you have internal injuries go to er now as internal injuries could be life threatening, . ...Read more

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What injuries can be received aa result of a car accident?

What injuries can be received aa result of a car accident?

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

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What causes spinol stenosis? Could it come from car accidents?

What causes spinol stenosis? Could it come from car accidents?

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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What amount should my medical settlement be from a car accident?

Not a medical?: You can obtain free input from a lawyer in your state via AVVO. Com. ...Read more

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How long could it take for injuries from a car accident to show up?

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

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What are the most common injuries a young baby gets from a bad car accident?

What are the most common injuries a young baby gets from a bad car accident?

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

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Can you tell me some types of life threatening injuries involved in car accidents?

Can you tell me some types of life threatening injuries involved in car accidents?

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

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Can people that lose their memory of the past after a car accident recover their memory?

Varies: The medical term amnesia refers to the loss of memory, and it certainly can follow a traumatic injury. You would certainly want a detailed neurologic evaluation and appropriate studies to give you more specific idea about your prognosis. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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I.Was in a car accident june 2011 sprung my back and im still having problems. What to do?

I.Was in a car accident june 2011 sprung my back and im still having problems. What to do?

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

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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 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.

Memory Loss: You should followup with your primary doctor or neurologist for a full neurologic assessment. Memory loss and difficulty recall may be due to the trauma or may be due to other neurologic disorders. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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.

If you have: Concerns about your periferal vision please see an eye doc who can test you and help. Some folks have difficulty seeing from one side or the other but are fine looking forward. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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

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Are there more car accidents on saturday?

More car accidents: Acoording to the figures for last 10 years ther are more accidents on saturday, almost 1.5 time than on tuesdays. ...Read more

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