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What do you suggest if my chest hurts after a bike crash?

What do you suggest if my chest hurts after a bike crash?

Rest: Rest and time and analgesics. If you have point tenderness, consider an x-ray to see if you fractured a rib or your sternum. (it won't change treatment but it will give you an idea that it's going to take many weeks to heal). ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! My chest hurts after a bike crash?

Crash: Get checked out you may have musculoskeletal bruising but don't want to miss a cardiac contusion or other damage for not having gone to see the dr. ...Read more

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My back hurts after bike riding is that bad?

My back hurts after bike riding is that bad?

Conditioning: If you are a rider doing regular exercise/riding, you may feel some fatigue/soreness after prolonged ride, but should not be painful. If this is something you just started, then it is quite common to have lower back pain because of prolonged bending position riding on a bike. It should get better with training. So, take it easy at first. If not better, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some common injuries related to bike crashes?

What are some common injuries related to bike crashes?

Injuries: Most common injury related to bike crashes are orthopedic in nature. Great risk to limbs. With arm and leg fractures leading the way. Head injuries are not uncommon, and the incidence of serious injury can be reduced by wearing a helmet. And, of course, the scrape (road rash) is frequent. ...Read more

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I fell of my bike 2 weeks ago. Everything is healed but u have a bump on my side it doesn't hurt   ?

I fell of my bike 2 weeks ago. Everything is healed but u have a bump on my side it doesn't hurt   ?

Old blood collection: No worries! It's likely a hematoma - a fancy term for a collection of blood where it's not supposed to be. After a fall or an injury, these things can form and it might take weeks for your body to reabsorb them. And remember to always wear your helmet - getting a hematoma on your side is one thing... Getting the same type of bleeding in your head could be really bad! Cheers! ...Read more

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Hello. Why my head still hurts? Because I went crashed the car fews weeks ago. Please let me know. Thanks

Hello. Why my head still hurts? Because I went crashed the car fews weeks ago. Please let me know. Thanks

Concussion: Some people may have a post-concussive/traumatic headache. If the headache is accompanied by other symptoms (difficulty concentrating, irritability) then you might have post-concussion syndrome. Improvement in symptoms is based on many factors including severity and location of the concussion. Http://www. Webmd. Com/brain/post-concussion-syndrome ...Read more

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I am 47 usually healthy. I ride bike 2-3 a week. I read it can hurt my erection due to the chair. I am now concerned!!!

I am 47 usually healthy. I ride bike 2-3 a week. I read it can hurt my erection due to the chair. I am now concerned!!!

Not: It would not follow that the bicycle seat can cause this. Sometimes people can your blood in the urine but often the bicycle seat does not have any urinary tract involvement at all. ...Read more

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I had a bike fall and my stomach hurt so bad?

I had a bike fall and my stomach hurt so bad?

I am sorry: Did you see someone about it? You probably should if it is so severe are asking about it here.

Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why my heart hurts after I do exercise bike?

Why my heart hurts after I do exercise bike?

Chest pain: Sometimes muscles in the chest wall are strained when doing an exercise like the exercise bike (if certain positions are uncomfortable or if the work is extreme). This is usually a pain that u can reproduce by pressing over the upper rib cage. However, one has to be concerned about a deeper chest discomfort that comes on after exercise, as it could signify a heart problem like angina. ...Read more

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I fell onto my bike steering bars and have a red patch where my spleen is, it isn't spreading but just hurts a little. It's been a day since I fell.

I fell onto my bike steering bars and have a red patch where my spleen is, it isn't spreading but just hurts a little. It's been a day since I fell.

Get checked out: Any injury that involves trauma especially from vehicles/high speed, incidents should be evaluated by a physician as a precaution. ...Read more

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Lungs hurt after running or bike riding. How to prevent this?

Lungs hurt after running or bike riding. How to prevent this?

Get checked out: You may have exercise induced asthma, and all other treatment/ suggestions would be futile. Always start new exercise slowly and listen to your body. ...Read more

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I got in to a car crash and my chest hurts, is it normal?

I got in to a car crash and my chest hurts, is it normal?

Caution: If you experienced a car accident and now have chest pains you need to see your doctor, especially if your chest struck the steering wheel. Minor problems such as a chest wall contusion (bruise) may not need treatment, but occasionally a serious condition like a pericardial injury or an aortic injury represent an emergency. ...Read more

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Any ideas on why my left leg hurts? I got out my bike this weekend.

Any ideas on why my left leg hurts? I got out my bike this weekend.

Cycling: You must try to ride your bike sometimes during the weekend to ease the pain in your legs. Strecthing before and after riding the bike helps as well. ...Read more

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Why could my lower back (at the base of my spine) hurt when I pedal my bike up a hill?

Why could my lower back (at the base of my spine) hurt when I pedal my bike up a hill?

Possible disc issue: When you ride a bike up hill, one usually has to lean forward and also pedal harder, both of which put more pressure on your discs. You may have a subtle problem with the discs in your back. Don't hesitate to be seen if it gets worse. ...Read more

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I think I might have an issue with my knees. When I get onto the indoor bike and ride, my knees hurt sometimes, what could I do to prevent this?

I think I might have an issue with my knees. When I get onto the indoor bike and ride, my knees hurt sometimes, what could I do to prevent this?

Knee pain: Please see your doctor for diagnosis first. If all clear, adjust the height of your seat or the tension on the bike until comfortable. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I just crashed my bike and my road rash has purple color to it how long willit take to heal?

I just crashed my bike and my road rash has purple color to it how long willit take to heal?

Bruising: Bruising heals at a different rate for each person, but on average should disappear after 10 days to two weeks. Keep it covered with a non-stick dressing like telfa, or vaseline gauze. ...Read more

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Anyone help me with my sports injury. Fell off bike and broke wrist and still hurts after a year?

Anyone help me with my sports injury. Fell off bike and broke wrist and still hurts after a year?

A Hand Surgeon: If your wrist still hurts after a year you either have a fracture that has not healed, a fracture that has healed in a wrong position, a ligament injury also, post traumatic arthritis. See a hand surgeon who can make the appropriate diagnosis and help you get better. ...Read more

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I had two surgeries from anal fistula and has been cured. It hurts when I sitting down on bike or exercise. What I do?

I had two surgeries from anal fistula and has been cured. It hurts when I sitting down on bike or exercise. What I do?

It depends. ..: Fistula surgery can be simple to complex. Postop course depends on the extent and complexity of the surgery. Pain can be a part of recovery depending on when was the surgery. Healing can take 8-12 weeks. With the history of 2 fistulas, check with your surgeon to make sure that you are not developing another disease. Scar tissue can also cause discomfort specially after sitting on hard surfaces. ...Read more

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I had bike crash today and I have a knee athristis and very painful now...how to treat (take care) it as fast as possible?

I had bike crash today and I have a knee athristis and very painful now...how to treat (take care) it as fast as possible?

Knee injury: Keeping the knee moving is very important unless you have a fracture. On the first day you may apply ice to reduce the swelling but after that heat is best as it improves the blood flow and helps healing. Avoid strain such as cycling and running for about 6 weeks. Keep walking. If there is any doubt, see an orthopedic doctor to rule out any major injury to the joint. You may take some ibuprofen. ...Read more

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