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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
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
When I move my eyes to look at something, it lose focus and come back in a seconds. Happened 3, 4 times in row. Is it cause by car accident or?
Belly buttons pusses bleeds nd stinks. No cuts, abrasions, or anything. Started after car accident and sever weight lose. What could it be?
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
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
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
NO: PROBABLY A SMALL BLEED HAS OCCURED BETWEEN YOUR SKIN AND BONE. IT WILL GO AWAY IN COUPLE WEEKS. ...Read more
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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