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Can blunt abdominal trauma cause stillbirth?

Can blunt abdominal trauma cause stillbirth?

Yes: Yes trauma can cause stillbirth. If you have been attacked or injured please seek medical attention. If you are being abused please seek help. Your life and your baby's life are at risk. There are many options available. ...Read more

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Stillbirth (Definition)

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How long would it take for abdominal trauma to cause shock?

How long would it take for abdominal trauma to cause shock?

Depends: Internal bleeding is a common cause of shock. Depending on exactly what was injured, shock could occur within 5 to 10 minutes, and would certainly be evident within 30 minutes. Symptoms would be increasing abdominal pain, fast weak pulse, sweating, shortness of breath, confusion or loss of consciousness, or agitation. Alcohol or drugs could block some of the symptoms. ...Read more

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Do airbags cause some sort of abdominal trauma?

Do airbags cause some sort of abdominal trauma?

Usually minor: Airbag deployment can cause injury, but it's usually minor. The risk for serious injury increases when the person is too close to the airbag module when it deploys. The national highway traffic safety administration recommends drivers sit at least 10 inches behind the center of the steering wheel & children under 12 be properly restrained in a rear seat. http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/airbag. ...Read more

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Could a rough ultrasound tech caused the placental abruption? How hard does the abdominal trauma have to be?

Could a rough ultrasound tech caused the placental abruption? How hard does the abdominal trauma have to be?

NO: The baby is well protected in the uterus, with double shock absorbers of the amniotic fluid and the mom's abdominal wall. It takes a much more significant injury than a rough ultrasound tech to cause abruption. ...Read more

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Anyone know anything about effects of abdominal trauma problems?

Anyone know anything about effects of abdominal trauma problems?

Highly variable: Would need more specifics, as abdominal trauma can affect many organs. Spleen injury, liver injury, pancreas injury, aorta injury, major vein injury, kidney injury, intestinal injury, etc. Depends on if trauma came from a car accident, knife, or gun shot injury. Some injuries can be quite minor and some can be life threatening. ...Read more

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Can ectopic present as some sort of abdominal trauma?

Can ectopic present as some sort of abdominal trauma?

Ectopic pain: Pain usually presents suddenly when an ectopic pregnancy in the tube ruptures and bleeds which is what causes most of the pain. ...Read more

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Penetrating abdominal trauma seen in ER or go straight to or?

Penetrating abdominal trauma seen in ER or go straight to or?

ER- need more info: If there is no injury to intraabdominal structures, or a need to surgically manage the wound itself (big wound or bleeding wound), observation is done. Not all wounds injure organs, or even completely penetrate the abdominal wall. ...Read more

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Could you walk around with abdominal trauma and internal organ injury without knowing? The question is whether all the involved parts can sense pain.

Could you walk around with abdominal trauma and internal organ injury without knowing?  The question is whether all the involved parts can sense pain.

Trauma: Delayed diagnosis and missed injury with trauma is what drives the current care. Trauma systems perform primary then secondary then close monitoring and follow up to specifically catch missed and delayed presentations of injuries. Your internal organs do NOT have the same nerve sensation as your skin. Organs have pressure sensors and more rudimentary pain fibers. Be well. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is abdominal trauma?

What sort of problem is abdominal trauma?

Internal Injuries: We differentiate abdominal injuries secondary to penetrating trauma (gun shot-, knife wounds) vs. Blunt trauma (car crashes, falls). The former almost-always requires immediate surgery whereas the latter tends to cause injuries to solid organs (liver, spleen, kidney, etc) and may often be treated non-surgically. ...Read more

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Is penetrating abdominal trauma from knife?

Is penetrating abdominal trauma from knife?

Can be: A knife or gunshot or any other object that penetrates through the entire abdominal wall and enters the peritoneal cavity where all of you internal organs reside. ...Read more

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Does anybody know anything about blunt abdominal trauma with upper chests pressure, digestion problems?

Does anybody know anything about blunt abdominal trauma with upper chests pressure, digestion problems?

Blunt trauma: Blunt trauma is notorious for delayed diagnosis. Meaning initially the patient looks fine, the er tests are negative and the patient is okay. Persistent pain, like you describe should be evaluated. Okay to check in with your doc. A ct scan abd, chest, pelvis will help with finding fluid collections, bone fractures, other diagnosis originally not made. Take friend with you. Be well. ...Read more

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Help needed for bleeding after abdominal trauma?

Help needed for bleeding after abdominal trauma?

Go to ER: Please seek medical attention right away. This is nothing to delay. ...Read more

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Anyone know anything about blunt abdominal trauma with upper chests pressure?

ER STAT: If the trauma was significant [adult assumption] and there was nothing found in er or if no er was visited, now's the time to go or go back as this is a new complaint. ...Read more

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Symptoms of problems with pancreas ? May be undiagnosed from an abdominal trauma injury

Symptoms of problems with pancreas ? May be undiagnosed from an abdominal trauma injury

Pancreas : Pancreas problems cause pain in the abdomen or back, usually more on the left side, with vomiting. Trauma can cause pancreatitis. If a patient has these symptoms then they should be seen immediately. ...Read more

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What kind of damage can blunt force trauma abdominal area cause?

What kind of damage can blunt force trauma abdominal area cause?

Multiple Injuries: Multiple injuries can result depending on the amount of force and how it is applied. Injuries may include spleen laceration, liver laceration, kidney laceration, or injury to the bowel. In high impact injuries, traumatic hernias of the diaphragm or the abdominal wall may also occur. ...Read more

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What is the best first aid for trauma to the abdomen caused by a blunt object?

What is the best first aid for trauma to the abdomen caused by a blunt object?

Go To the Hospital: The risk of abdominal bleeding after blunt force trauma is too high to mess with. I would put the smart phone away and get to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain that has gotten worse over the last two weeks. No physical trauma/accidents during that period. Thinking it could be a kidney i?

I have lower back pain that has gotten worse over the last two weeks. No physical trauma/accidents during that period. Thinking it could be a kidney i?

Could be: This can be the case, but there are other things to consider such as muskuloskeletal problems, pinched nerve. See your doctor for further evaluations. ...Read more

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How long does it take for internal bleeding symptoms to show up after relatively minor blunt force trauma tothe abdomen below the ribs?

How long does it take for internal bleeding symptoms to show up after relatively minor blunt force trauma tothe abdomen below the ribs?

Depends: Trauma to abdomen under ribs may cause internal abdominal injury to different organs including spleen, liver and other organs.Symptoms will show up after different time intervals , instantaneous in case of some organs and delayed in case of trauma to other organs. ...Read more