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Car Accident Neck Pain
What to do if I got into a car accident approx7hrs ago & the neck pain I walked away w/ is gettin a little worse. dr?
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
Wait another week: Many injuries like what sounds like what you are having will resolve on its own in a few days to weeks. If you are still in a lot of pain and anti-inflammatories are not helping or if you notice numbness/weakness presenting itself then seek medical care to evaluate this further. ...Read more
Referred pain: Yes. A whiplash injury can cause neck and shoulder girdle pain that can refer into the temple or jaw or cause headaches. It would still be wise to ensure there was no facial, dental, nerve, or jaw injury. Weakness or facial assymmetry should be checked out by a physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chronic neck pain after car accident- I'm only in my 20's. Should I go ahead and the radio frequency ablation? Concerned bc of my age. Thanks!
How can I relieve shoulder and neck pain after a car accident? The doctor said nothing was damaged, but I still hurt.
Herniated disc in neck caused by a car accident, along w/chronic neck prblms, i began pt recent. This morn woke with worst headache/neck pain & weak!
Get checked: Most disc herniation a in the neck can be treated initially nonoperatively, with interventions including therapy. The main exception to this, however, is if a person is developing signs of nerve damage. If you are truly developing progressive weakness in the arm, you need to let your doctor know immediately and you may even need surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was sent by Physical Therapist to have Cervical MRI for neck pain from car accident. The report included I have Mucosal Disease. What is this?
Both can help: These medications are in 2 different classes. Naproxen is an NSAID and hydrocodone is an opioid and probably also has tylenol. If you don't have major kidney disease or stomach ulcers, Naproxen should be the safer of the 2. If inadequate, hydrocodone can be added until no longer needed. Use all meds as directed and carefully note all sources of acetaminophen/tylenol-3000mg/day max! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is possible pars defect in your back?And my c1 is unfused, the ER doctor said i may have been born like that.... Since i went for neck pain due to a car accident, I have since retrieved my medical records from an accident i was in, in 1998, and i fou
Spondylolysis: There is a bony structure in the back called the pars interarticularis. It is a bridge of bone between the articular processes that make up the facet joints. The bridges of bone are put under a lot of stress with rotation or extension activities of the back. When the stress becomes too great, a fracture can occur. This is called a pars defect and is also known as a spondylolysis. Thank you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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