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Can Car Accident Cause Acne
Why do you ask?: Today, having visible acne is a sign of poor self-care. It's not just a social liability, it can cause you to fail a job interview. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. The distracted driver is as dangerous as a drunk driver, and a person upset over acne or picking it (and this is often compulsive) puts you at risk. ...Read more
Motor vehicle accident (MVA) is an event that is a common cause of injury, disability, and death, because of the high speed of impact and the large mass of the vehicles. An MVA can be automobile vs. automobile, auto vs. motorcycle, motorcycle vs. motorcycle, motor vehicle vs. bicyclist/pedestrian, or motor vehicle vs. ...Read more
Not typically: Scoliosis is commonly defined as an abnormal curvature to the spine, usually related to developmental issues. A single car accident should not produce abnormal curvature in the spine unless it was such a severe accident that you actually fractured the vertebrae of the spine. A minor car accident with whip lash should not produce scoliosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Post traumatic headaches occur within one week of a car accident and these headaches may manifest symptoms similar to migraine headaches. They occur proportionally to the degree of head and neck trauma. The good news is that these head aches typically resolve over time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually hemorrhage: Hemorrhage from trauma into normal thyroid gland is rare but can cause hoarseness and difficulty breathing if large mass effect. Diagnosis of thyroid gland hematoma can be made with laryngoscopy and cervical computed tomography. This can be treated conservatively with eventual decrease in size and improved clinical condition.Obviously need to be under doctor's supervision.Thyroid returns to normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, depending: On force of impact and location of injury. Most likely, though, a weakened area was present before the accident, and the impact was the final straw. Every case is different, so ask your surgeon for a definite opinion. ...Read more
Only if...: the fracture line extends in to the mastoid aur cells. What did the head CT show ??? ...Read more
Possibly: Generally speaking, it's unusual to have symptoms of nipple pain due to fractured sternum. The nerves that provide sensory feedback mainly run from the back to the front. However, i could see that given the forces generated to fracture the sternum, there would also be tissue damage across the chest. Enough to possibly cause the symptoms. This should get better over the next 4 to 6 weeks. ...Read more
Yes: Disc protrusion or bulges are common in people over the age of 39/40. But following a motor vehicle accident, if you develope radiating type pain down an arm or leg, it may indicate a disc herniation with nerve root compression/ irritation. You should be checked by your pcp if these symptoms exist or if the area of pain persist for more than 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Car accidents can cause may types of injuries, including to the eyes or brain. Injuries to eyes and/or brain can cause blindness. If in a car accident, go the nearest er. ...Read more
Crash Prevention: Don't get in the car crash if you can avoid it.Aim high on your steering, leave yourself an out, check the rear and side view mirrors every few minutes,especially when at a stop.Don't tailgate.Be hyper-aware when crossing an intersection, avoid speeding through yellow lights, don't drink (alcohol) and drive or do any other drugs, wear your seat belt,don't drive with a lot of loose stuff in the car ...Read more
Referred pain: Yes. A whiplash injury can cause neck and shoulder girdle pain that can refer into the temple or jaw or cause headaches. It would still be wise to ensure there was no facial, dental, nerve, or jaw injury. Weakness or facial assymmetry should be checked out by a physician. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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