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Headache And Nausea After Car Accident
I got in a minor car accident on October 9 (we were rear ended). I am now experiencing worse than normal headaches and nausea.?
MVA: This is a typical whiplash injury - the best treatment is to start PT ...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
How does doctor tell difference between soft-tissue injury and concussion after a car accident? I was in a "minor accident" and am developing headaches, blurry vision, nausea...How can my dr tell the difference between problems caused by neck injury or ca
I got in a car accident two weeks ago & I have been experiencing lots of nausea, headaches, & vomiting. What's wrong with me?
Hit your head?: Did you get evaluated when you had your accident? Did you hit your head? These symptoms two weeks later could be indicative, worst case scenario of course, of swelling, blood or fluid about the brain which might require immediate evaluation. I think you need to be seen in an ED today for a CT scan at least. Please take this seriously!! ...Read more
I was in a car accident 5 years ago and suffered massive head trauma. The doctors said I was fine but I have been recently waking up with a headache.?
See your Dr.: If you are having headaches starting in the morning or waking you up, you need to be evaluated soon. Your head trauma may or may not be related, but new onset headaches which are persistent need evaluation soon. Do not wait. See yor family dr. For evaluation to rule out some change in your brain or blood vessels causing your headaches. ...Read more
I got in a car accident two days ago and I banged my head on the person next to me's. I've been nauseous had a headache, the side of head is mushy.?
ER now!: You may have sustained a mild concussion- you must be examined and evaluated at the ER, ...Read more
After my experience with the car accident, I've had a small bump on the lower left at the base of the back of my head and experience headaches everyday?
Whiplash injury: Some cases whiplash trauma may cause injury to the different structures of the heck and head. Daily headache is a common symptom. Post-traumatic syndrome include psychogenic and organic factors. Because damage to nerves occurs frequently in both mild and severe head trauma, most symptoms have a neurobiologic rather than a psychological basis. Rec.: neurological consultation. ...Read more
See a doctor: Since it has not gone away, see your primary doctor or a neurologist about it. Based on your complete story and exam, tests may be ordered to sort things out for you. ...Read more
Got into car accident bout 3 months ago and badly injured. Now I started to get headache and vomiting. Alredy going for 2 weeks. What could it be?
I have suffered with headaches everyday of my life for 30 years. I had a major car accident when I was 21. I have been for an MRI scan and did not sho?
More info needed: Hi BelindaR. To make a proper diagnosis, a thorough history needs to b taken on ur headaches. Where in the head are they? Hw long do they last? What’s the nature of them? Etc. There is no short, simple answer for this one, you need a consultation to elicit all of the information before any inferences cn b made as to what they cause/causes may be. ...Read more
I was in a car accident last may got whiplash. Now every time I have a stiff neck I get really bad headaches, should I be concerned?
Only some: The car accident caused neck strain. The best treatment would be exercises for strength, flexibiity, and range of motion for the rest of your life. The headaches are most likely tension headaches related to the neck strain. If you can get in the best possible physical condition from now on -- knowing what you know -- you could possibly decrease the frequency, intensity, and duration of headaches. ...Read more
I was in a car accident 6 weeks agoHit head on windshield. As of four days ago seeing double. No nausea. Head scan in ER at time of crash. Normal?
Gf got anxiety a month ago from a car accident now everyday she gets dizzy feels weak n has a headache she take medication but she's not getting better?
I Was in a car accident two days ago and I hit my head and was knocked out for a couple of minutes now I stilhave a bad headache and nauseous feeling?
Go to ER: I'm not sure if you went to the ER the day of the accident, but even if you did, you should return. Your symptoms are very suggestive of a concussion, or even worse a subdural hematoma or blood clot putting pressure on the brain and causing headache and nausea. Please go for evaluation NOW! Best wishes! ...Read more
Car accident: Consider post-concussion issues and check with a neurologist. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of brain bleeding? Are headaches, ringing ears, red eye related? (I was in a car accident didn't hit my head, just back&forth)
Closed head injury: To get brain bleeding from a car accident just by accelerate-decelerate motion of the head is possible if the person is on anticoagulant (blood thinner) and have a brain that is less then healthy, such as in cerebral atrophy. Usual sypmtoms are stiff neck and severe headaches, and confusion. I mean severe! There maybe bleeding from the ear. But ringing and red eye not so clearly related. ...Read more
I was in a car accident 2 weeks ago. Hit my head and since then my ADD is worse, I have developed an extreme headache that worsens everyday. Brain?
I got in a small car accident nothing happened at all, but I was stressed and now at night I have trouble breathing, I feel nausea, and tingly, why?
R/O ANXIETY: After a stressful event our fight or flight response is initiated and can heighten are awareness of everything. It also may cause you to breath quicker. More rapid breathing can cause carbon dioxide to build up. This results in numbness and tingling. Follow up with your doctor for exam and treatment options. Also I recommend the ANXIETY AND PHOBIA WORKBOOK. Good overview of treatment ...Read more
I was in a car accident yesterday and I know I have whiplash but today I feel nauseas and I have bad pains in my stomach. Should I go back to the e.R?
Yes: Ed workup is the safest option. Car crashes can cause delayed bleeding etc so going back to the ed for a secondary survey is recommended. Sounds like you wore a seatbelt and it may just be some bruising from that but better not take any chances on this one. ...Read more
After small car accident I didn't got hurt I started to feel anxious, dizzy and headaches and sometime I panic now I have a fever why? Only 2 days after
Posttraumatic inflammatory response: You should describe better the motor vehicle accident. If this was a frontal impact, is quite possible you the whiplash injury. Initially there is no inflammatory cytokines, and there is no pain, however as time elapses, cytokines such as TNF, IL1, IL2, IL6, S are produced and released into the circulation. At local level generate trigger points, such as the occipital, inducing headaches and general malaise ...Read more
Car accident july 24, 2012. It's april I hit my head hard and it still hurts, I'm dizzy sometimes, headaches everyday, sensitive to lights and tired?
Got into a car accident 2 days ago. Hurt neck n chronic headache. Today, still headache but now clear fluid coming from my nose and head hurts worse.?
Car accident: I highly recommend having someone take you to the ER immediately. It may turn out not to be serious, but with those symptoms there is a high risk of serious complications and need to be evaluated. ...Read more
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 more
I got into a car accident a year ago, headaches and hand trembles started after, slowly going away. No MRI but neuro. Said its migraines? Is it?
Hmmm: Migraines are transient vascular events most often painful, doesn't sound the same. ...Read more
30 year old male. Chills, headache, back pain body soreness. Had car accident 8yrs ago hurting in knee and arm where it got injured. What could it be?
I have a brain tumor with epilepsy and it was cause by a car accident 2 year ago. I been having alot of headaches with dizziness and weakness.
Brain tumor epilepsy: When is your next appointment with your neurologist? Sounds like you need to be seen very soon. If your weakness involves less muscle strength instead of just fatigue, it is more urgent. If your dizziness is vertigo, the world spinning around you, it would be best to be seen ASAP to have neural imaging in the ER. Have someone drive you or call 911. Do not drive, please. ...Read more
Car accident last night and now I feel foggy with mild nausea. I'm sch to get wisdom teeth pulled tomorrow with iv sedation, will that still be ok?
Probably not: Did you get examined by a physician yet? You may have injuries that are not outwardly apparent. I would suggest that you be seen by a physician and call your oral surgeon to explain your symptoms and situation. All the best... ...Read more
What could be the diagnosis for clotted bloody nose, lower back pain, eye pain, not able to focus, nauseous, &headaches? It's been a month since I got into a car accident. I had headaches for awhile then they went away now they are resurfacing. Along with
Basilar Fx. Skull: You should seek immediate Neurosurgical Consultation along with a MRI of brain. Brain / lower back. ...Read more
I was in a car accident last monday and on my pointer finger is a deep scappycutt on the knuckle it hurts to make a fist. Also headaches after being thrown into windsheild ct scan was fine. Also I have bloating and hard to poop? What could be happening no
Typical problems: Everything you have described sounds typical of people who have been in accident. The finger injury is likely to resolve on its own. You should treat the wound with topical ointment and dressing. Headaches result from concussion can last weeks to months. People haveabdominal complaints after accidents, with bowel complaints as well, with bowel habits changes. It will likely pass soon. ...Read more
I have a concussion after a car accident - ringing ears, dizziness, head aches, etc. I was planning on flying this weekend. Is that ok?
My husband was in a car accident last friday and has a big bump on his head still is this normal he has major headakes from it but had a ct scan in the hopspital the night of the crash and doctor said nothing internal.
Need observation: Yes possible, even if CT is negative, need to be under physician s observation for couple of wks (for late developments). Follow the doctors advise ...Read more
I am 20 and my pulse is 89, I gao into a car accident 2 days ago. I hit my head really hard and I n now I have really bad head ache, blurry vision, I feel very weak n really depress is this normal? Or what shoul I do? Also I feel my eyes very heavy n the
Hit temple hard getting into car last night. Nausea went away quickly but mild headache persists. How long might headache last? Should I be worried?
I have travel sinkness. I cant travel long distances by flight, car or any other vehicle. I suffer with vomiting, headache and nausea. Please help me.
Unconventional: The easiest thing to do is to eat a full solid meal before traveling. Avoid traveling on a empty stomach or eating anything that can slosh around. U can also try some ginger, good for nausea. More conventionally try Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) or the motion sickness bracelets ...Read more
Concussion: Sounds like a mild concussion. If you note increasing headache with visual blurring, nausea and vomiting, associated with difficulty with balance and coordination, not bad idea to see your doctor ASAP. In most cases, these events are the worst when occurs, and better over a period of time and healing. But notify your regular doctor just to be safe. ...Read more
Not necessary: Unlikely that you sustained a concussion without any headache, memory loss or confusion. For patient information to learn more about concussions see: <a href="http://bit. Ly/1ogdmaJ" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://bit. Ly/1ogdmaJ</a> I think you will find this information useful. ...Read more
Normal to have headaches, Dizziness, nausea, sensitivity to light etc 2 weeks after car trunk slamming on head?
No: These are not the "normal" everyday expected symptoms that your should be experiencing, especially after hitting your head on the car trunk. You may suffered a concussion and you should go to your physcian or quick care center to have an evaluation. Do this sooner than later, less you hurt yourself by falling from the dizziness. Good luck. ...Read more
I bumped the side of my head very hard getting into my car almost 3 hours ago. Slight headache and nausea. Hemorrhage or hematoma likely?
Get checked in ER: You are young but you head some headache with nausea. It could be a simple superfical concussion to brain tissue without even any observable imaging defects in ct scan/mri brain. But to be on the safer side, pl. Get yourself checked in the er. They will definitely do a ct scan without contrast dye to r/o bleed-intracranially as you fear, also to r/o brain tissue inj/menigeal tears/blood vs tears. ...Read more
I hit my my head on the car door frame right side. Lil pain today woke up big headache dizziness nausea pain from head to my nose. What do I do?
Maybe concussion: Sounds like nasty post-traumatic headache. Might be of value to phone your doctor and get local advice. Potentially self-limited and may depart over next day or so, but if you start losing balance and suffer increased head pain associated with vomiting, this would be an indication to be seen in an emergency department to be on safe side. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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