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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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