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Car Accident Bruises
I came out of hospital a month ago from a car accident, I had bruised and crushed and lungs and a bruised chest, im 18, fairly healthy, can I drink?
In moderation: It should be fine to have some alcoholic beverages, as long as it is in moderation. Don't go overboard. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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
What is the sound I hear in calf, sounds kind of crackly. Was in car accident 1 week ago bruised, but I can walk on it? Is also numb in this small area about 1 1/2", inside calf on left leg, slight pain sometimes, is not swollen
Hematoma: May be resolving squishy hematoma under the bruised area. ...Read more
After car accident, have no external bruising but experiencing pain. Deep tissue bruising? Why does it itch? Seat belt caused injuries.
Any rash associated: With itch? - ck with pcp! Don't give up on set belts- they save lives. ...Read more
Had a car accident yesterday and woke up with a large bruise on top of head. Do I need to see a doc?
Yes: It is always a good idea to get evaluated after a car accident. Especially if you have a head injury. ...Read more
I have scabs on my head, feels very bruised but nothing is seen feels like I got into a car accident I have not hit my head?
Need exam: In order to sort this out, you should have a proper exam by your primary care provider. Also ask if a referral to a dermatologist is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more
1-6 weeks.: Bruising is simply blood under the skin. Gravity will typically pull it down to your ankles. Swelling is also common. Think of it as a temporary tattoo. It could take 1-6 weeks for your body to absorb it. ...Read more
Airbag hit my sisters chest (breasts) in a car accident a few days ago. She didn't tell the drs because it wasn't bad but they're covered in red bruises?
I got into a car accident when I was 12 and only had minor bruising on my chest, so now whenever I run, my chest tightens and it's hard to breathe?
I got into a car accident. I have a large bruise on my leg that keeps getting bigger and had a hard lump under skin. Its been growing every day?
The bruise =bleeding: & if there is a collection of blood called hematoma, the discoloration always get bigger & many colors. The lump = a fibrosis of the clot, the body usually cleans them up. But it takes time. May get smaller & go away, or you are left with a permanent lump of undetermined size. Just be patient, there is no serious thing going to happen. It will just sit there. Ice @ first, after 3-4 days, heat. ...Read more
Was in car accident today, injured my knee. It's not broken. It's swollen, bruised, very tender, hurts pretty bad. What could be wrong?
Knee pain: Consider bone contusion, effusion, meniscal tear, chondral injury as most likely. ...Read more
My leg has been swollen on my shin from a bruise I got in a car accident almost two years ago, what or how can I get the swelling down or go away?
Had a car accident last night, and I am experiencing chills and have been tired all day. My chest and stomach are bruised as a result. Any thoughts?
Get evaluated: You may have serious internal injuries and this needs to be immediately evaluated ...Read more
Bone contustion from a car accident on dec 16, 2013. How long is healing process? And now when my bruised bone throbs I get a tight muscle in arm.
It's relative.: People's tolerance to pain and road to recovery varies. It could vary from few weeks to months. God bless u! http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-and-supplements/lifestyle-guide-11/chronic-pain-relief. ...Read more
Rear ended neck and lower back bruised and swollen I was rear ended in a car accident my neck is sore and bruised and swollen, my lower back all the way down to the top of my butt given pain pills muscle relaxers. And was told I should not go to a chiropr
Why?: Ok let's back up (no pun intended). Where did you get the pain pills? Who told you not to see a chiropractor? Listen to your doctors and go where they tell you. If you do not agree, get a second or a third opinion. Obviously you came to this forum for a different thought. All doctors have information to offer. Use your best judgement. ...Read more