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Can a cyst or tumor on my thoracic spine be caused by a serious motorcycle accident? What type of doctor should I see for this?
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
Fatal injuries -link: http://trafficsafety.org/safety/sharing/motorcycle/motor-facts/motor-injuries-fatalities motorcyclists were 35 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a crash in 2006, per vehicle mile traveled, and 8 times more likely to be injured. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Both sides of face tingled after long ride on motorcycle, went away after ride was over. Never happened before, but should i worry?
No: No. Unlikely a problem unless symptoms recurred again and not associated with bike riding. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Your question is a little general as there are numerous injuries i can imagine.Are you well nourished, well hydrated, did you lose consciousness, do you have pain, loss of function, have open wounds, were you standing or moving, and how fast, what other medical conditions do you have, what medications do you take...? As you can see even the most simple questions are complex. A good doc can help. ...Read more
Health related?: Not sure if this is health related. Never stopped me from answering though! nothing wrong with it. Everyone has fascinations with different types of people. Hopefully its a healthy fascination, not one that results in things not in your best interest. Sons of anarchy? ;-). ...Read more
Everyone should!: Aren't you really asking whether motorcycles are so dangerous that the consideration of end of life issues is appropriate? Truthfully, we should all think about the unpleasant topic of our own death, and what we prefer to happen with our own body. Motorcycle owners and all others can best celebrate their own lives by saving the lives of others through organ/tissue donation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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