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Can You First Start Feeling Whiplash Pain 14 Or 15 Hours After A Car Accident
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
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I'm 26, and don't have any pain in knee. However after driving a car for 15 -20 minutes my knees hurt. After a while the pain goes away. I'm worried.
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Hi. I'm going on a plane in a few days time. Will having an intense headache make the flight more painful? Or shall i keep taking painkillers?
I was injured while at work during a car accident, which caused a neck injury. What should I do next?
Not the same as herniated: The disk is made of two types of cartilage: a softer inner nucleus pulposis and a fibrous stiffer annulus fibrosis. As we age, the connective tissue of the body dries out and becomes stiffer, producing wrinkles and bulges in our skin and other parts of our body sag and bulge as we age, including disks. Diffuse bulges are part of the normal aging process past adolescence, NOT caused by trauma. ...Read more
Could CTE affect someone after a severe head injury from being hit by a car (in 1993 @ age 16), and if so, how would one be evaluated for it?
Both can help: These medications are in 2 different classes. Naproxen is an NSAID and hydrocodone is an opioid and probably also has tylenol. If you don't have major kidney disease or stomach ulcers, Naproxen should be the safer of the 2. If inadequate, hydrocodone can be added until no longer needed. Use all meds as directed and carefully note all sources of acetaminophen/tylenol-3000mg/day max! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If you have a doctor's note (work excuse signed by the doctor), you should be ok provided it's a reasonable amount of time. The rest is between you and your boss. ...Read more
Wait another week: Many injuries like what sounds like what you are having will resolve on its own in a few days to weeks. If you are still in a lot of pain and anti-inflammatories are not helping or if you notice numbness/weakness presenting itself then seek medical care to evaluate this further. ...Read more
Concussion: There was an injury to the brain considering the mechanism of the injury and the symptom of unconciousness. But the chances of significant brain damage are small. Normally a head CT is done for someone after a car accident to be sure there is no bleeding. If there is none, then a concussion is normally diagnosed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How soon after arthroscopic surgery to clean up femoroacetabular impingement will I be able to fly non stop for 9-10 hours on a plane as a passenger?
Check with surgeon: You need to check with your surgeon's office for details concerning your specific case. In general, we prefer our post surgical patients to avoid air travel of greater than 1.5 hours for at least 10-14 days. No sound evidence one way or another on this issue. Goal is to avoid placing the postop patient in an environment where limited motion could lead to a DVT (leg clot). ...Read more
Can a 16 months old get a psychological and physical damage from crying in the long car ride? Can a 16 months old get a psychological and physical damage from crying in the long car ride?
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