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Why Am I Still So Sore 2 Weeks After A Car Accident
Motor vehicle accident (MVA) is an event that is a common cause of injury, disability, and death, because of the high speed of impact and the large mass of the vehicles. An MVA can be automobile vs. automobile, auto vs. motorcycle, motorcycle vs. motorcycle, motor vehicle vs. bicyclist/pedestrian, or motor vehicle vs. ...Read more
After a car accident can your wrist start hrting. It has been abt 8 weeks and my right wrist is still sore and getting worse. No strength in it?
Undiagnosed injury: It is not uncommon to have injuries to the wrist go undiagnosed after a car accident, especially if there were other injuries involved. If there is still significant pain after 8 weeks, you should probably be examined by a specialist to rule out a significant latent injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stay active: Car accidents vary greatly in severity, so there is no way to totally prevent soreness in every person. If you are having severe pain and it was a major accident go to the er. If not or you were already checked in the er, try to resume regular activity as much as possible. Gentle stretching and low impact aerobic exercise like walking and swimming can help you recover. See your primary if problem. ...Read more
See a physician: Most neck injuries in automobile accidents are a result of sudden deceleration of the vehicle resulting in what is commonly referred to as "whiplash"- at minimum, this represents a sprain or strain but could be more serious (i.e. A herniated disc or fracture). Your chest may be sore due to deceleration against the seat belt restraint which can bruise the chest wall or possibly fracture a rib. ...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
I tore my ACL and it was reconstructed 2 years ago. I was in a car accident yesterday--rear-ended another. Felt fine, but now knee sore. Chances torn?
I was in a minor car accident a week ago ? Since then I am not feeling well, nothing in parti cular just feeling very tired , sore, and flu symptoms
Common: Even minor accidents are hard on the body. These symptoms may last for another week. Although you did not have any specific injury your body still gets knocked around and your body has to repair this. ...Read more
I was in a car accident yesterday after I went to the hospital and was examined. Today, my shoulders and arms are sore. Is this normal?
Yes.: After all the excitement wears off, the pain creeps in. ...Read more
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