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Daughter is 4 years old, fell from a pub height chair and hit head on tile floor. Has a large knot on side. Playing as normal. Call her doctor or ER?
Main ones would be: Those involving the head, chest, abdomen/pelvis or the spine, along with extremities injuries. All sorts of combinations occur. Bleeding excessively, from any one or multiple injuries can, by itself, be critical. The treatment in the first 24-48 hrs is vital for a good outcome, specifically the golden hour, ie, the 1st hour. ...Read more
I have repeated an injury to right side below rib cage after awkward leaning to do up seat belt ( at christmas ) . Yesterday bending down from chair .
Hello, I got lacerated liver about a month ago, Two days ago I almost got into a car crash and the seat belt squeezed my liver area. What should I do.
I was in a car accident about a month ago. When the impact hit my seat belt cut into my chest. I'm still having chest pain when I move. Is this normal?
See doc: Sounds likely expected- you can cause various intercostal muscle tares, rib "bruising", fractures etc some of which may not readily show up on radiologic studies. As it is primarily with movement it is most likely musculoskeletal in origin, an so will improve with time and anti inflammatory meds like motrin, but you should see your doc to be safe.There are always oddities that doc may need to see. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had minor accident(car hit pole). I was wearing my seat belt, felt shock on my chest, back. Chest pain decreasing. Back pain same more or less. Advice.
If you were not: Checked out medically after this trauma and have on-going concerns - the most prudent course of action is medical evaluation. ...Read more
Ouch: This is variable - could be several days for some or several weeks for others. It depends on the force and your body's muscle mass/tone. The bigger issue is if you have trouble breathing or sharp chest pains, this could indicate internal injury. If so, would talk to your doc about getting a chest x-ray tomorrow am or go to an er. Otherwise, anti inflammatories like Ibuprofen will help muscle pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After car accident, have no external bruising but experiencing pain. Deep tissue bruising? Why does it itch? Seat belt caused injuries.
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