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Can You Lose Fertility 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
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
?duration: Head trauma can cause brain injury, but the body does slowly heal over time, with maximal stabilization at about 1 1/2 yrs after the injury. Additional assistance can be achieved perhaps, with speech therapy and cognitive behavioral therapies, and in some cases, meds used for alzheimer's may be of value, used "off label". Your doctor can direct a rehab approach. ...Read more
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
How long does a chest contusion from a trampoline accident take to heal? Am i allowed to ride roller coasters? Will it affect me later on?
A few weeks: Contusions are simply bruises and take a few weeks to completely go away;l however, they may simply be a symptom of an underlying rib or joint injury. If it doesn;t get better it should be checked. It it is just a bruise then no problem with coasters or the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you think about infertility treatment i'm paraplegic got into a car accident as infant spinal cord injury been trying to get pregnant.
Depends: Spinal cord injury does not directly affect fertility but depending on the level of injury (the higher in the spine or neck) the more likely that there will be complications of pregnancy or fertility treatment. If the injury is around t6 or above the possibility of autonomic dysreflexia is high. A good evaluation by an expert with experience with pregnancy after sci. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy, or ot, is the type of therapy that helps a person return to the ability to carry out activities of daily living. That could mean something as simple as putting on a shirt or picking up a spoon, or more sophisticated chores as balancing a checkbook or driving a car. Some view ot as working with the upper extremity and pt with the lower, but that is too simplistic. ...Read more
How long after a knee arthroscopy (keyhole surgery) before you can go on a long journey by car as a passenger?
MVA: If you feel hurt after a car crash, you should contact your doctor for evaluation. He/she can refer you for evaluation from specialists as needed. In case of serious injury from the car crash, please go to the nearest ed or call 911. ...Read more
Can you tell me if someone were hit by a car or in a traffic accident, what injury would require an amputation?
How much time is required to get your memory back after you have had a bad accident and suffered a traumatic brain?
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
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When can you have a drink after a traumatic brain injury? The accident was 2.5 months ago. No memory problems, balance is good. Done with ot.
Probably ok: If alcohol is important to you, you are probably ok at this point to have a drink- a drink. Notice i did not say drinks. There should be no rush after traumatic brain injury but at this point, one drink should have no bad effect on you. But again, significantly limit your alcohol intake. ...Read more
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