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I had a bad car accident 5 days ago.I have a strong back pain and now my stomach is very bloated. Xray and scan were fine. What can be?

I had a bad car accident 5 days ago.I have a strong back pain and now my stomach is very bloated. Xray and scan were fine. What can be?

Pain killers?: Angel, if you're on opiate pain killers, this problem can occur because you may be constipated. Start with a cup of coffee. If vomiting, fever, chills; see your doctor. ...Read more

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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 long will hematoma in abdomen take to heal. I'm still in pain after 7 days from car accident.

How long will hematoma in abdomen take to heal. I'm still in pain after 7 days from car accident.

More time: Car accidents are very difficult to deal with, because there are so many different pains and traumas that occur. You may get a different pain every day for a couple of weeks after an mva! the hematoma indicates that you have had a significant blow that may take weeks to be absorbed. If your pain is still moderately severe or worsening, you may have to have it checked out again - even with a ct... ...Read more

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I have hematoma in my stomach from car accident I have no appetite in 4 days?

Hematoma: If you are seeing a hematoma/ecchymosis on your stomach, then that is most likely a superficial condition (i.e. Under the skin, probably due to seat belt and/or steering wheel). Presumably you've had a ct scan to evaluate your internal organs - if the ct was normal, then your appetite should improve within the next few days. If not - see a physician. ...Read more

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Long term stomach issues after car accident. What kind fo doctor can help with this?

Long term stomach issues after car accident. What kind fo doctor can help with this?

Primary or GI: I suggest starting with you primary provider, who can help sort out the issues. If you do not have one, i suggest a gastroenterologist, an internal medicine physicians specializing in such problems. ...Read more

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I was in a car accident yesterday and i know I have whiplash but today i feel nauseas and I have bad pains in my stomach. Should i go back to the e.R?

Yes: Ed workup is the safest option. Car crashes can cause delayed bleeding etc so going back to the ed for a secondary survey is recommended. Sounds like you wore a seatbelt and it may just be some bruising from that but better not take any chances on this one. ...Read more

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I got hurt in a car accident 5 years ago and the seatbelt crushed my lower abdomen (spleen rupture to) having similar pain for months.Any connection?

I got hurt in a car accident 5 years ago and the seatbelt crushed my lower abdomen (spleen rupture to) having similar pain for months.Any connection?

See your HCP: Judy, your question is just one of many that need to be asked to find the answer. Did you have additional abdominal injuries? What was the extent of surgical intervention at the time? Have you had ongoing or intermittent pain in the intervening years? Do you have other medical problems? See your health care professional to address these concerns. Any pain lasting months should be taken seriously. ...Read more

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Is too late for me, I have hep c and severe injuries from a car accident. I had stomach problems so t injected the pills and now I have right side pai?

Is too late for me, I have hep c and severe injuries from a car accident. I had stomach problems so t injected the pills and now I have right side pai?

HEPATITIS C AND INJU: You have to rephrase the question.Hepatitis c and injury have no connection.Hepatitis c is a chronic condition and depending on the type of virus you are infected and what the vral count is determines the treatment options and the prognosis.Hepccan lead to cirrosis of liver and in some cases cancer.Please let us know what injuries have to do with hep c.Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I hav lost my arm in car accident.And hav an infusion pump in abdomen that pumps drugs in the spine.It doesn't help.I want to try drezlesion.Anygood?

I hav lost my arm in car accident.And hav an infusion pump in abdomen that pumps drugs in the spine.It doesn't help.I want to try drezlesion.Anygood?

Fifty-six patients: With intractable pain following a spinal cord injury treated with (drez) lesions after a follow-up period ranging from 6 months to 6 years 50% of patients had good pain relief certain pain syndromes tended to respond better to drez lesions than did others patients with pain extending caudally from the level of the injury and patients with unilateral pain were most likely to to obtain relief ...Read more

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I hurt my lower right back on a boat it's been a week still in a lot of pain stomach is very bloated my right leg I have to lift to get in the car?

I hurt my lower right back on a boat it's been a week still in a lot of pain stomach is very bloated my right leg I have to lift to get in the car?

See your doctor : What was the mechanism of injury? The back pain is more than a sprain and needs to be physically and radiographically examined by your doctor. The stomach upset may be related to Ibuprofen listed in your profile. ...Read more