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Drunk Driving Car Crashes
How many teen driver: In 2009 3000 teens between the ages of 15 to 19 were killed in us and 350000 were taken to er for emergency treatment. ...Read more
That's scary!: Why do you think you are causing accidents!please address right away if you think you have. It is good to know you are distractable, so you have to be sure not to text while driving, or maybe even talk on the phone.Be careful with music, too. Don't try to eat/drink, apply make-up, read, or other "tempting activities".You must focus on driving at all times if you are worried.Consider driving course. ...Read more
Find cause and fix: First identify what's causing it. Common causes include: psychological stress & noise, or other cause for a 'setup' making sleep unlikely to be successful. Lack of adequate sleep can severely impair function & performance. Try improving sleep hygiene see this article: http://www.Sleepfoundation.Org/article/ask-the-expert/sleep-hygiene see your doctor for more help if this doesn't help. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had car accident 3/29/13. Fender bender. Not hurt but very startled. Had miscarriage 4/2/13 at 6w3d. Could car accident have caused miscarriage?
....: Scientific research evaluating the association between miscarriage & trauma has predominantly been conducted in trauma centers, meaning the accidents are more than a "fender bender". There other more common & certain causes for 1st trimester spontaneous abortion. Without more info, its in the realm of possibility. If all else ruled out may be in the realm of probability, but never certainty. ...Read more
Don't worry: You and your baby will be fine. ...Read more
Was in car & braked at low speed.No collision just got frightend didnt even jolt forwards.Was in passenger seat.32 wks preg.Can this harm baby? scared
Should be fine: Your fear is normal but should not effect the baby. Be sure you wear your seat belt across your lap every time you are in the car. It protects both of you. Your concern tells me what a lucky baby this is to have such a caring mom. Hope this helps you feel better. Best wshes to you and the baby. ...Read more
Was driving behind truck with sunroof open. Some exhaust got in car. 25 weeks pregnant - problem?
Anything: You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things. I recommend seeing a doctor to get checked out. ...Read more
Dangerous: Falling asleep while driving is dangerous. It increases risk of auto accidents. It is a symptoms of excessive sleepiness. The commonest causes are not getting enough time in bed, sleep apnea, depression, other sleep disorders including narcolepsy. See your doctor or a sleep medicine specialist. ...Read more
Can an accident where a car backed into another car going 5 mph and haed didnt hit anything cause a concussion?
No: If one car is at 5 mph and the other car is at 0 mph, nobody inside the cars should be worried about a concussion. Otherwise, we humans would be getting concussions all over the place, during our everyday chores, and during all sports activities. Fortunately, we're tougher than that. ...Read more
Concussion/TBI? Shocks on car are poor, was traveling ~85mph and hit bump/dip.Didn't hit head; Dull headache ~1hour later,slower at math than usual.
Not likely: Traumatic Brain Injury is caused by a significant force forcing the brain to move too much in the skull causing it to strike a surface or rub against one of the jagged surfaces. From what you describe, it is unlikely. It is more likely a form of whiplash. Any pain will cause a distraction and slow your thinking. Check this out: http://www.medicinenet.com/head_injury_symptoms-page2/views.htm ...Read more
Almost got in car accident 2 mos ago now get nervous and anxiously, sob, tense as front passenger in car mostly riding with fiance. How 2 overcome?
Post Traumatic Stres: Sorry to what happened to you and hope you get well soon. Some people might develop a form of anxiety when they are exposed to the same situation when they had a stressful condition (in your case, being in a car). Treatment might include medicine and psychological therapy (cognitive behavioural therapy) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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