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Can you lose fertility after a car accident?

Can you lose fertility after a car accident?

Generally no: Unless the accident involved severe internal organ damage resulting in the need for surgery and removal of reproductive organs, then generally a motor vehicle accident should not cause infertility. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Motor Vehicle Accident (Definition)

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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How do I lose weight if I'm not allowed to workout for the next 4 months after a car accident?

How do I lose weight if I'm not allowed to workout for the next 4 months after a car accident?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit)
nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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

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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Can people lose memory from a car accident?

Can people lose memory from a car accident?

Yes: Depending on the injury to the brain during the accident the short answer is yes. ...Read more

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What happens if someone in their 20's loses most of their teeth in a car accident? Dentures? Implants? Would they have to be toothless while waiting?

What happens if someone in their 20's loses most of their teeth in a car accident? Dentures? Implants? Would they have to be toothless while waiting?

Teeth in a Day: With careful planning and diagnosis, a skilled surgical and restorative team can place dental implants and attach a screw retained temporary set of teeth for the patient to have a pleasant esthetic appearance and limited function. Long term success with this technique is the same as waiting and highly predictable! It is a very good technique to achieve your goals of immediate cosmetics and use. ...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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If my neck hurts after a car accident what should I do?

Doctor Exam: Neck pain after a mechanical injury is properly evaluated by a doctor, who can decide if only soft tissues like muscles and ligaments are injured or whether skeletal tissues like bones and disks are injured. These latter tissues often require imaging studies to determine what therapies are needed. Referral of pain to the shoulder (s) or upper extremities suggests need for emergent attention. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your head to still be hurting a week after a car accident?

No: See a doctor if pain is persistent. You may need a ct scan or an MRI depending on your evaluation. Sometimes a neck injury can cause a headache as well. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I still have a painful knot on my head after a car accident a week ago?

NO: PROBABLY A SMALL BLEED HAS OCCURED BETWEEN YOUR SKIN AND BONE. IT WILL GO AWAY IN COUPLE WEEKS. ...Read more

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After a car accident one and a half months ago I have a feeling of something stuck in my throatit goes away sometimes when I eat and comes back?

See you doctor: See your doctor for evaluation and work-up, following this your doctor may then reach the correct diagnosis. It could range from something physically occupying space there to panic attacks, to few other things. ...Read more

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What is the tetanus shot after a car accident for?

Broken skin?!: Any break in the skin can provide access to tetanus spores that may set up in the wound and eventually generate tetanus toxin. The tetanus spores are everywhere: the soil of the road, contamination of structures, off the hands of emergency personnel. If you cannot confirm a tetanus shot within the past 10 years, it is routine to give one after motor vehicle accidents when any wound is present. ...Read more

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What causes waist downward numbness after a car accident?

Herniated disc: Numbness from the waist down is not a good sign if it is truly present. It indicates damage to the nerves that go down the legs. The damage may be mild and transient or more severe. The most common cause would be a herniated disc in the lumbar spine. You should be evaluated by a doctor soon. Not necessarily the emergency room or urgent care but within a week. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel pain near kidneys after a car accident?

Is it normal to feel pain near kidneys after a car accident?

Yes!: If you were injured during your car accident. Seek medical attention asap if there is blood in your urine or having severe pain. ...Read more

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Shoulder pain after a car accident won't go away. Any pain meds I can take?

Shoulder pain after a car accident won't go away. Any pain meds I can take?

Tylenol (acetaminophen).: You can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) over the counter. If you need something stronger, contact your md's office. They may prescribe a prescription strength pain medication for you. ...Read more

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My knee still hurts a week after a car accident I had. When I move it I don't feel any pain but when I touch it or twist it I can feel the pain.

My knee still hurts a week after a car accident I had. When I move it I don't feel any pain but when I touch it or twist it I can feel the pain.

Injury: Soft tissue injury or mild sprain/tendonitis. Try OTC antiinflammatory medications if you are not allergic to them and additional an open patella pull on neoprene knee support (brace)- if symtoms are not resilved within 3-4 days see your physician for evalaution. ...Read more

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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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Should I get a tetanus shot after a car accident?

Maybe: If you had the skin broken in any area and either have not had a tetanus in several years or are unsure when you last had it then yes you should have the shot. ...Read more

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What should I do for back pain after a car accident?

Depends: If it is 1-5 days after, and is a stiff/sore/ache pain, then tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil and cold compresses to sore areas will help reduce pain. If sharp/severe or new, then should see a dr and get rechecked +/- muscle relaxant. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my whiplash after a car accident will get better?

How can I tell if my whiplash after a car accident will get better?

Warmth and time: A whiplash is a strain of the muscles of the neck. Like any muscle strain, it requires warm therapy (compresses), massage of the neck to relax the muscles, and time. Also, comfortable positions during sleep and avoiding strenuous activity will quicken the time to healing. ...Read more

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Can you first start feeling whiplash pain 14 or 15 hours after a car accident?

Can you first start feeling whiplash pain 14 or 15 hours after a car accident?

Yes: A whiplash is a muscle strain or pull. Lika any muscle injury, it often feels worse 12-18 hours after the injury occurs. ...Read more

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Is it possible to first start feeling symptoms of whiplash the day after a car accident?

Is it possible to first start feeling symptoms of whiplash the day after a car accident?

Yes: I have seen patients with pain immediately, day after, even several days after a car accident. People with previous pain in the neck or back or chronic pain in these areas seem to be more vulnarable. ...Read more

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Is it possible to first start feeling symptoms of whiplash 24 hours after a car accident?

Yes: But if you apply moist heat, take Ibuprofen 200 mg even 4 hours and take it easy you should expect full recovery in a few weeks. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a 21 year old having fibromyalgia after a car accident a year ago?

What are the chances of a 21 year old having fibromyalgia after a car accident a year ago?

Possible: 21 yo questions relationship of fibromyalgia & MVA year earlier. I have seen many times. Unifying dynamic is unilateral sacroiliac joint ligament injury & SIJ subluxation w. unstable pelvis, overlying functional scoliosis, asymmetric shoulders, widespread chronic muscle spasm & pain, & multitude of anoxic trigger points. Female pelvis delicate; especially those w. Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. ...Read more

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Why am I still so sore 2 weeks after a car accident?

You were in a mva: The human body does not like car accidents. The muscles are sore, the skin is bruised. You should start feeling better day by day week by week. If not make an appt with your doctor. ...Read more

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After a car accident, what is the best doctor to see?

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Primary Care: If it was severe enough, the emergency room would be prudent. Otherwise your primary care provider can evaluate your whole situation. If there is cause for concern your primary will make sure they are addressed appropriately. ...Read more

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What suggestions can you give to keep from being sore after a car accident?

Stay active: Car accidents vary greatly in severity, so there is no way to totally prevent soreness in every person. If you are having severe pain and it was a major accident go to the er. If not or you were already checked in the er, try to resume regular activity as much as possible. Gentle stretching and low impact aerobic exercise like walking and swimming can help you recover. See your primary if problem. ...Read more

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My head hurts after a car accident so I have a concussion!?

My head hurts after a car accident so I have a concussion!?

Resources: A Good Resource is the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) (dvbic. Dcoe. Mil/) which can be used by civilians as well as military. Also check with your local Brain Injury Association. (biacal. Org/) ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more