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Cervical Disk Sprain
Wiplash is a neck: Injury that can occur during rear-end automobile collisions whiplash injuries can be mild or severe. Treatment typically begins with over-the-counter pain relievers and ice applied to the painful neck muscles if pain persists prescription medications and physical therapy may be helpful most people recover from whiplash in just a few weeks but some peoplechronic pain after a whiplash injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had neck pain for the last 4 to 5 months and its getting worse the ER says its a cervical sprain so why isnt it heal then?
See specialist: If you had an accident of some sort months ago and were diagnosed w/ a sprain in the e .R . And are continuing to have pain then see your spine specialist for examination and further studies. I see in your history you have already had back surgery... You may want to see him/ her for evaluation. Good luck.! ...Read more
I have a concussion, and a cervical sprain. Could these injuries lead to a herniated cervical disc when lifting 20lb or more I have preexisting bulging cervical disc can these new injuries to my spine turn the bukge into a herniation
Basically theses are: soft tissue injuries that get better with time with usually no long term issues as long as you are not a smoker, overweight and you exercise regularly. However, if symptoms persist or do not improve over several weeks get checked by your physician to make sure there are no other causes which can sometimes mimic initial symptoms of soft tissue injury. ...Read more
MVA 10dy ago. Diagnosed acute cervical sprain, back and shoulder strain. In severe pain. Lortabs not working. Both legs&feet swollen. Should I go 2 ER?
No!They are-: -associated with infective processes. They are a reaction to infection, part of the immune system. They are always there but enlarge with infection, & many times remain so for a long time. Many times they are there but withyyour neck strain you feel around your neck & head and feel them & think they are new, while the have always been there. ...Read more
Not not enough: Tramadol is a pure pain medication, it does not have antiinflammatory properties that advil or aleve have. Cervical "sprain" can have pain due to swelling, inflammation or even neuropathic pain. See your physician to find the best treatment, which might include physical therapy, accupuncture or other modalities to complement medication, and time. ...Read more
Yes: If you haven't been evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon - recommend that. ...Read more
Is it normal to still have loss of taste even after a week after surgery (herniated cervical disks)?
What could cervical disk herniation aggravate into? Can the neck break or something?how to slow wear and tear after diagnosis.
Neck can't break,but: Your neck can;t break,but you could get articular nerve pain, numbness and tingling at that level. You should make sure you have a proper head rest in your car. and if you swim don't dive. A physical therapist can instruct you in gentle strengthening exercises and activities to avoid. ...Read more
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