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Motorcycle accident & ctscan 3wks ago normal have symptoms of dizzy cloudy ears ringing headache anxiety what type of test do they do for concussions?

Motorcycle accident & ctscan 3wks ago normal have symptoms of dizzy cloudy ears ringing headache anxiety what type of test do they do for concussions?

Neurological exam: A good neurological examination to document and track the symptoms and findings-particularly with the dizziness. This will be useful to follow for improvement which should occur over the next several weeks. Also the examination of the ears (tympanic membranes) to ensure there are no signs of blood or fluid behind the eardrum that can contribute to the symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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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Last week I was in a motorcycle accident I wasn't hurt but do have a deep cut, how to stop scarring?

Last week I was in a motorcycle accident I wasn't hurt but do have a deep cut, how to stop scarring?

Scarring: will occur if the laceration cut through the dermis-the deep layer of skin. You can't stop scarring, it is a part of the process of healing. Do watch for infection, which can make any scar worse and take longer to heal. ...Read more

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My husband was in a motorcycle accident and has many cuts to inside of mouth. One is turning white. What do we do? We have already been to the hospi

My husband  was in a motorcycle accident and has many cuts to inside of mouth. One is turning white. What do we do?  We have already been to the hospi

Go to dentist: It is very common for accident victims to have trauma to the mouth that goes unnoticed and untreated in a er situation. They are not trained for treatment in that area. You need to see a dentist to check the teeth, oral tissues and make sure no fractures. If he doesn't already have one, an antibiotic is a good idea for prevention after trauma. ...Read more

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I was in a motorcycle accident 1.5 years ago causing many bones and a crushed spine which is fused I have shooting pain down my leg to my baby toe ?

I was in a motorcycle accident 1.5 years ago causing many bones and a crushed spine which is fused I have shooting pain down my leg to my baby toe ?

Sciatica: I'm sorry to hear about your past injuries but back problems seem to have a way of returning. When pain 'shoots down the leg' it is a sign of a pinched sciatic nerve in the lower lumbar spine. Sciatica may occur after a back fusion due to scar tissue at the site or a bulging disc --1 level below the fusion. You need imaging studies (ct, ct myelogram or mri) to check for s1 nerve impingement. ...Read more

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Head tremor cause from head trauma or other neurological problem? About 6 years ago my father was in a motorcycle accident. He had some head trauma that resulted in a bad concussion. About a year after that we started noticing a slight shaking of his head

Head tremor cause from head trauma or other neurological problem? About 6 years ago my father was in a motorcycle accident. He had some head trauma that resulted in a bad concussion. About a year after that we started noticing a slight shaking of his head

The : The most common cause of a "yes-yes" head tremor in a person with a parent with a similar condition is essential tremor. Like most movement disorders, essential tremor is worse with stress. Other than an examination by someone who is familiar with the condition, there is no test to confirm the diagnosis. Other conditions can cause head tremor, but are less common in young, healthy people. ...Read more

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Could you end up mute from all the trauma in a motorcycle accident?

Possibly: If you have a brain injury affecting the speech centers, it is possible to loose the ability speak and/or understand speech. Injury is far, far more likely when riding w/o a helmet-wear one! In very rare instances, in severe multi-trauma with head injury, a PTSD-like syndrome could occur which might affect speech; more for psychiatric/psychological reasons than direct brain injury. ...Read more

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I was involved in a motorcycle accident a few years ago and i believe it has effected my motor skills . what type of testing do i need to do in order to find out ?

Physical and neuro: Best off with evaluation by a neurologist with physical and neuro exam. May also need EMG evaluation of motor function as well as possibly MRI or CT.. If affected your ability to work may also want evaluation by a physiatrist (rehab doctor) as to steps to take to help recover. Best of luck! ...Read more

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My knee is puffy and numb after landing on it in a motorcycle accident that happened 3 weeks ago. What is wrong with my knee?

One : Of several things, including a swollen or infected pre-patellar bursa, a joint effusion. You need to be evaluated by orthopedic or at least urgent care to exclude infection or internal derangement. ...Read more