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Hurt Bike Crash
Go to nearest ER: Need to rule out a cardiac contusion ...Read more
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
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
Ihad a car accident last june and I've been to er. Today I crashed into the truck with the dirt bike. Having severe pains. What do I do? Hurts to move!
I was in a bike crash, bruised my pelvic area. Bruise is gone, but now there is a small lump there. It doesn't hurt and it isn't red. Should I worry?
No: Probably tissue swelling or a small reactive lymph node. If it gets red or hurts, then see your doctor about it. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am an avid bike rider and I crashed about 3 to 4 weeks ago. I thought I had a bruised palm. I am beginning to think it is a broken 4th or 5th metacarpal. I still have full range of motion of my wrist and fingers. It hurts slightly to grip the handle bar
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
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
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
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
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 sat in a reclining folding chair yesterday and crashed through it to a hard floor. I felt fine then, but today my tailbone hurts--only while I am rising from my chair. What's wrong, and what to do?
Coccyx: You may have bruised or fractured your coccyx. It will take some time to heal, but if it's getting worse, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
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
Hot tub: Will help, excercise bike may or may not, you can try and see. ...Read more
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
I just crashed my bike I have extreme shortness or breath I used my moms spo2 and it said 82 I have a crunchy sound in my left ribs, I can't breath!
Call 911: You may have internal injuries. Get help now. ...Read more
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
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
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
I had my Liver cut by a bicycle crash, I lost 400ml blood inside my body. How long for recovery and get back on my bike?
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?
3 days ago I fell off my bike with my son in a seat on theback. All fell on my knee. Back outside of knee hurts bad & can't bear much weight. What do?
Gel cushion: You can change the seat or add gel padding. ...Read more
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
Anyone help me with my sports injury. Fell off bike and broke wrist and still hurts after a year?
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
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
I feel off my bike left knee was swollen and scrapped put it on ice a little went down but a week later it hurts to bend it what wrong help?
Swollen knee: Consult your doctor to rule out a possible fracture of your kneecap (patella) ...Read more