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Doctor insights on: Rib Pains Motorcycle Accident

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Sharp pain in shoulder after car wreck?

Sharp pain in shoulder after car wreck?

SHOULDER PAIN: Could be a sprain, but needs to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Side injury after motorcycle accident. What do broken ribs feel like?

Side injury after motorcycle accident.  What do broken ribs feel like?

Very painful: Displaced rib fractures are usually agonizingly painful for the first week or two. Sometimes you feel clicking when you breathe. Seek attention. ...Read more

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I fell hurt ribs shooting pain on one ribs , broken?

Rib pain: Even though you think it is only rib pain, it's best to check this out with a physician to make sure it is not something not more severe. ...Read more

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Sudden severeback pain after car ride a day ago burning, stabbing worse sitting/slightly relieved laying history l4/l5bulged pars defect muscle/disc?

Sudden severeback pain after car ride a day ago burning, stabbing worse sitting/slightly relieved laying history l4/l5bulged pars defect muscle/disc?

Could be either: Either muscle or disc could be causing your pain. If you do not have loss of bowel bladder or sexual function, progressive weakness, loss of sensation or intractable pain of your leg then the treatment is non surgical. Will need to try meds, mild rest, therapy and tincture of time. ...Read more

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Chest wall injury from car crash a week ago extreme pain in heart area when sneezing n hiccups. Whats wrong?

Chest wall injury from car crash a week ago extreme pain in heart area when sneezing n hiccups. Whats wrong?

Broken rib: Sounds like you have a broken rib. Pain might take several weeks and sometimes months to clear. Check with your doctor if feeling worse or not improving. ...Read more

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Twisting pain under my left rib cage?

Twisting pain under my left rib cage?

Need more info: Not enough detail to provide reasoned response. Age? Sex? Known medical problems? Current medications? When started? Any injury/trauma/new exercise or unusual straining. Any fever, nausea, cough, URI symptoms, GI symptoms? Previous history of same problem? Worsening activities/movements. Relieving activities/movements/ meds. A shot in the dark without more information or a star trek tricorder. ...Read more

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Had a car accident totaled car. broke 2 ribs fractured 4 more plus collar bone. happened end of nov. how long will pain be intense. In SEVERE PAIN!!!

Had a car accident totaled car. broke 2 ribs fractured 4 more plus collar bone. happened end of nov. how long will pain be intense. In SEVERE PAIN!!!

Another 3-4 weeks at: least, as the rib Fxs certainly hurt. Its only been 2 weeks since your accident. Things U can do to help yourself, include:- 1: Heating pad ; 2: Support your chest during Cough/sneeze, with hand(s), or a cushion that U hug; 3: Muscle relaxers; 4: Cough syrup to suppress it; 5:Request your Doc for some Intercostal blocks of anesthetic meds.maybe helpful. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Could motorcycle aggravate back injury?

Could motorcycle aggravate back injury?

Yes: Depending on the angle of seat and also the amount of vibration, motorcycles could certainly aggravate a back injury by both of these mechanisms. ...Read more

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Fell down stairs, hit L shoulder on railings between shoulder blade and spine. Mild pain in shoulder, tingling in forearm & fingers. Did I hit a nerve?

Probably: It appears likely that there has been some nerve injury in view of your symptoms. As inflammation and swelling subside the nerve symptoms should improve. However if injury to the vertebral area occurred, there could be disc injury causing the tingling in the arm. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Car accident 3weeks ago, car was totaled. Ct scan was fine. Neck and shoulder pain reduced. Still chest pain more on left side. Should i be worried?

Needs worked up: Rarely, a car accident can cause sheer forces that affect the heart. You might also be having chest pain that's unrelated to the crash. I recommend calling your doctor tomorrow and be seen to investigate the chest pain. ...Read more

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Fell, hit left shoulder on railing 2 days ago. Had tingling in left arm immediately after. Have chronic right C5-c6 pinched nerve. Had headache since?

Fell, hit left shoulder on railing 2 days ago. Had tingling in left arm immediately after. Have chronic right C5-c6  pinched nerve. Had headache since?

Hit you head?: Did you hit your head as well? Does the pain travel to the hand? If you have chronic arm pain from the pinched nerve and this is now worse, then it is likely that you have inflamed that nerve again, The headache is more worrisome of a post concussive syndrome if you hit you head as well. Time to go see your Doc. ...Read more

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Pain on left side of rib cage (no physical injury, but swelling), even on deep breathing. Localized on touching. Had a bike accident 2 days back.

Pain on left side of rib cage (no physical injury, but swelling), even on deep breathing. Localized on touching. Had a  bike accident 2 days back.

Possible fracture.: It is possible to fracture a rib or just bruise it up pretty well. Sometimes the pain can be severe. As long as you are not having any shortness of breath (excluding that due to sharp pain with inspiration) you will heal. There is no real benefit to having rib xrays as the treatment will be the same -avoid injuring it while it heals. ...Read more

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Can a chest contusion after a car collision cause fever, sweats, sinus pressure, pain, stabbing psin even after 13 days?Some lady hit me hed on gng 45+mph

No, need eval: A simple chest contusion should not cause fever and sweats. You may not be breathing as deeply because of the contusion/pain, and may be developing a pneumonia. Other problems after a mva are also possible, so you need to get back to the doctor and be reevaluated. ...Read more

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Severe upper back R shoulder blade area pain. Didn't injure it. Arthritis?

Severe upper back R shoulder blade area pain. Didn't injure it. Arthritis?

Shoulder muscles: Shoulder blade pain can be due to strain of the muscles around your shoulder. This can happen from lifting something abnormally or improper positioning. Therapy or massage can be of benefit. Shoulder specialists can determine the type of problem. ...Read more

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