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Multiple Blunt Force Trauma
Possibly: Any trauma, if hard enough, and affecting important vital organs like the brain, heart, liver or kidneys could cause death. These are the effects commonly of auto accidents and military events. ...Read more
Yes: Absolutely! Blunt force just means an injury where the skin is not penetrated. A car crash, fall, and being hit with an object (like a car) can cause blunt force trauma. The cause of death is usually internal bleeding, into the brain, lungs, abdominal organs may be injured, as well as fractures, such as a broken neck, all can cause death. ...Read more
It depends: Recovery depends on where & how hard the person was hit, and how extensive the injury is. ...Read more
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Yes: Blunt trauma can cause bruising, and cause skin/mucosa to tear. It does require some force but examples can be bike injuries or gymnastic falls on a bar or beam. The vagina tends to heal well but scaring can occasionally cause long-term problems like pain. ...Read more
Multiple Injuries: Multiple injuries can result depending on the amount of force and how it is applied. Injuries may include spleen laceration, liver laceration, kidney laceration, or injury to the bowel. In high impact injuries, traumatic hernias of the diaphragm or the abdominal wall may also occur. ...Read more
Depends: It could be a hematoma that organized and is now a fibrous mass. Could be a healed rib fracture with a large callus (new bone that's formed to heal the fracture). See your doctor. He or she should start with a chest x-ray, then perhaps a ct scan. If there's anything abnormal, see a thoracic surgeon. ...Read more
How long does it take for internal bleeding symptoms to show up after relatively minor blunt force trauma tothe abdomen below the ribs?
Depends: Trauma to abdomen under ribs may cause internal abdominal injury to different organs including spleen, liver and other organs. Symptoms will show up after different time intervals, instantaneous in case of some organs and delayed in case of trauma to other organs. ...Read more
What is proactive treatment for Chronic Pancreatitis? Non Alcohol related/ blunt force trauma is the cause. ER visits are unpleasant and judgmental.
Pancreatitis: Can be tough to deal with. I agree the ER is a very busy and not always pleasant place. There are many strategies but pancreatitis can be tough to deal with. Only use your pain medication when necessary as you build tolerance to it. Try eating small meals that are low in fat. Enzyme supplementation also helps. Lastly, nerve blocks, surgery and duct decompression are possible options. ...Read more
I had blunt force trauma to my upper arm, after two weeks I still have a large painful lump under the skin after two weeks. Not visible. What is it?
Most likely blood: You most likely have a hematoma under the skin, this is a jello like collection of clotted blood which accumulates under the skin after trauma. It is usually just treated with pain meds and a heating pad. There could be other causes, but this is most likely, should resolve after 2 or 3 months, if not, see a doctor. ...Read more
I was doing an advanced exercise in PT for a split tendon in ankle where my left foot kept hitting the ground hard. No blunt force trauma to the rib.
What's your question: Unable to ascertain what you want to know???? ...Read more
Probably not: There was one small study out of lancaster university that suggested a link between breast trauma and breast cancer, but the conventional wisdom at present is that there is no significant link between breast trauma and breast cancer. ...Read more
When should I see a doctor for a bruised thoracic spine/ surrounding muscles after blunt force trauma from a fall?
If you able to carry out your usual activities and the pain is subsiding, you may watch and wait. If there is any damage to the nerves, the pain has not subsided, the bruise becomes infected, or if there is an open wound, see a doctor now.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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How long does a blunt force testicular trauma injury take to heal my older brother was kneed and kicked on the 13th 10th and has needed a ultrasound?
Tbi is known to cause a constellation of psychiatric and physical s.Sx
please get a brain scan, medical and psych eval also neuropsychological testing. ...Read more
Can trauma to the neck, probably throat from blunt-force injury causes problems years later? Neck has always been sensitive around larynx.
Possible: This is certainly possible, it it is a big concern for you, I would see a ear nose and throat specialist ...Read more
Doughnut pad.: You may need to use a doughnut pad for sitting, top take pressure of the coccyx. Also, if you can take over the counter anti-inflammatory medications, that could be helpful. ...Read more
Blunt-force/twisting caused dent in left ribs/costal under chest, lower ribs to stick out slightly. Doc says leave it for now. Will it right itself?
If: Follow ur doctors advice. Rib fractures usually heal by the self however risk of pneumothoroax is present. ...Read more
What is renal cell adenocarcinoma it was on my daughters death cerificate after she died in a car wreck along with multiple blunt force injuries I under stand that part
Here's what happened: It's fairly common for an adult who died unexpectedly in an accident to have something serious that was not known in life. I list all cancers that I find in accident victims on the death certificate, simply so the family will know and for the sake of public health records. I'm going to assume you didn't know the cancer was hiding in the kidney and that it was asymptomatic. I'm sorry about ur loss. ...Read more
I had blunt force trama to the head three weeks ago, I started to drink last night and today I woke up fine but now I feel light headed and it hurts?
Yes: Blunt force injury can cause traumatic cataracts but does not cause cataracts every time. ...Read more
Yes: Sometimes the force that hits the eyes is sufficient to carry enough energy to the lens that it will opacify and become a cataract. That in fact is why the name traumatic cataract exists. ...Read more
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