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What can a blunt force trauma to a knee with osteoarthritis do?

What can a blunt force trauma to a knee with osteoarthritis do?

May break it: Osteoporosis weakens bone so any trauma will break this or weaken the area further and cause further damage. ...Read more

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Blunt force trauma to upper chest, three years on, there is still a lump. Why is it still there?

Blunt force trauma to upper chest, three years on, there is still a lump. Why is it still there?

Depends : It could be a hematoma that organized and is now a fibrous mass. Could be a healed rib fracture with a large callus (new bone that's formed to heal the fracture). See your doctor. He or she should start with a chest x-ray, then perhaps a ct scan. If there's anything abnormal, see a thoracic surgeon. ...Read more

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After blunt force trauma to my head, there is a random bump remaining. Could this be a clot?

After blunt force trauma to my head, there is a random bump remaining. Could this be a clot?

Unlikely, but...: It depends how long its been. And either way, if you are feeling it it is clearly outside of your skull so would not affect your brain (different than a clot on the brain) many traumas can result in a nodule or lump of scar tissue that u can feel. These are benign. ...Read more

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I had blunt force trauma to my upper arm, after two weeks i still have a large painful lump under the skin after two weeks. Not visible. What is it?

I had blunt force trauma to my upper arm, after two weeks i still have a large painful lump under the skin after two weeks. Not visible. What is it?

If it is just: Under your skin in the subcutaneous tissue, probably a soft tissue hematoma. Apply heat and massage the area gently. If it persists beyond one month or so, it could be something more, so get medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What symptoms do I need to look for after having blunt force trauma to the kidneys ?

What symptoms do I need to look for after having blunt force trauma to the kidneys ?

Pain, blood: I would look for pain in flank area and blood in the urine, if you have nothing of that you probably fine, if still concern you can get kidney us and kidney function test, if that is fine nothing to worry. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could you die from blunt force trauma?

Please tell me, could you die from blunt force trauma?

Certainly: Especially if the physical trauma is against a vulnerable part of the body (e.g. Head, etc). ...Read more

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Could you die from blunt force trauma?

Could you die from blunt force trauma?

Possibly: Any trauma, if hard enough, and affecting important vital organs like the brain, heart, liver or kidneys could cause death. These are the effects commonly of auto accidents and military events. ...Read more

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How can I address a blunt force trauma?

How can I address a blunt force trauma?

Depends on where: Is this to the head, chest, abdomen? Additional imaging is needed. ...Read more

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What is perforating blunt force trauma?

What is perforating blunt force trauma?

Unusual term: This is an odd expression. Trauma is usually considered to be blunt (blunt force) or penetrating (stab, gunshot). It is possible for blunt trauma to the abdominal area to be so severe that it can cause perforation of the intestine. ...Read more