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Injured Airbag Accident
Can i stop the pain and thumping from nerve damage that occured from a car accident ? Head on collision, broken leg and ankle.
Pain control: Are you certain the cause of pain is nerve damage? Pain and thumping suggest an injury to muscle, joint or bone. Sometimes when nerves are injured they cause a feeling of burning, shocking or tingling. The pain of these two conditions is treated differently. Many pain medicines help with orthopedic injuries, gabapentin and amitriptyline sometimes help nerve pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Yes: In the acute setting the swelling that can be induced from the trauma in your wrist may cause enough compression on the median nerve resulting in cts symptoms. Commonly, people develop cervical injuries from a car accident that can result in cervical compression of the nerve roots (cervical radiculopathy) that can mimic cts. A through exam is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i move my arm the joint cracks. Could it be joint damage from the car accident i was the front seat passenger in?
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
MVA last night, hit a tree due to accelerator defect.Face hit steering wheel so hard it bent it, immediate nose bleed.Pain and swelling today.Broken?
MVA: go to the hospital.need X-RayGet a more detailed answer ›
Elbow contusion due to sand rail accident. Severe bruising from elbow to shoulder. Sprained wrist and extreme swelling. No feeling in hand and cold.?
Car accident mom burst fracture @t12 and other fractures, had surgery with metal, anterior cord syndrome, but her ankle since in rehab feels backwards?
Daughter was hit by SUV at 40 mph had serious blunt force LIVER(and kidney lac., crushed orbital floorEtc...) LACERATION how long to completely heal ?
Serious trauma: serious blunt force trauma can take a long time to heal completely. Assuming that she has no complications during her recovery, it may still take her months to recover, perhaps even longer if she has a brain injury, which you did not comment on. I'd ask her trauma surgeon for more details. A positive? She is only 16, and youth certainly makes healing go faster. Stay the course. She's alive! ...Read more
Yes, like everyone: Else. A lot depends on a number of factors: like which specific ligament, or the severity of the injury, any past injury to the specific ligament which has been reinjured, general health condition, the timing of the diagnosis and treatment start, any associated injuries, etc. Are you interested in specific ligament's injury? ...Read more
Sprained left ankle 6 months back (happened in an accident when a bike hit me from side shile i was crossing road), was in plaster cast for 3 weeks in?
Possibly: It has a higher chance of saving your life than hurting it. Death rates from motor vehicle crashes have dropped significantly because of airbags and other safety improvements in cars. The risk of minor injuries from airbags (abrasions) are worth the benefit of less head injuries and death from mvcs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, always lean back: You may increase your risk of air bag injury by chronicly leaning forward while seated.The best outcome comes when a rider travels leaning back into the seat, with the head no more than a few inches in front of the head rest. The driver's chest should remain at least 12in back from the wheel & its bag system. Proper riding habits give you protection from both belt & bag systems. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I was recently in an accident where i wasn't injured but am now having small amounts of brown vaginal spotting on and off. Should i be worried?
Vaginal Discharge: The discharge you are experiencing is most probably not related to your accident. Whether you should be concerned is something of a separate question. Since you provide few details, i can only advise you to see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm extremely stressed all the time while driving since after an accident last year in November. Another incident happened today. No one is injured but my stress levels just won't decline.
Hope: Hard to say. What's hurting?Get a more detailed answer ›
Hello I am Nikhil and had a accident a month ago and so i got injured in my face and that affected part has became back and it looks very ugly.
DR visit: If you have not seen your DR, make an apt to get an accurate DX and treatment if needed. ...Read more
I had an accident 8 years ago and was not injured but now I have a headache very painful at night . The pain is severe and happens like nerve attack?
Neurological: Chronic pain of headache years after an accident tends to rule out a cerebral process. Speculation arises for a chronic cervical soft tissue (ligament, tendon, muscle) injury. Increased pain when lying down supports this hypothesis; as certain muscles bear increased portion of head weight in this position. Neurologist or osteopath best specialists to consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a accident in 2014 June and my kidney and spline injured . My biggest probleam now is my eating habits after the accident have gotten worse ?
Since you have come to realize that your eating habits are not good, it is time to change those habits.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Last 5 years my bike accident i injured and left chest was pain still not solve I contact so may many doctors but still pain not gon so plz advise?
Could happen.: Depends on the force & angle.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was injured while at work during a car accident, which caused a neck injury. What should I do next?
Fell on my knees&hands10 weeks 1/2 ago.A few days ago,danced including twist dancing 30-35'.Dancing hurt my knees(esp. right)which were injured in the accident.Have put ice on knees.How long keep ice on knees?20 minutes?How often daily?How many days?
I had a minor car accident and my knee was slightly injured. it wasn't something big but I went to the doctor. ever since then my knee has a pain still. It's a small pain that won't go away.
May be :: pSee and orthopedic specialist for exam and x-rays. ...Read more
Airbag hit my sisters chest (breasts) in a car accident a few days ago. She didn't tell the drs because it wasnt bad but theyre covered in red bruises?
I was in a car accident couple months ago and injured my elbow. Now every time I put any pressure on it there is a lot of pain. What's wrong?
Elbow pain : It depends on the mechanism of injury, what side you were on, where you had trauma on your elbow. You should go to an orthopaedic surgeon for a physical exam. Be able to point to your pain with one finger, know the exact day it happened. You may or may not need x-rays but you should get an exam. How's your neck? Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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