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Can you first start feeling whiplash pain 14 or 15 hours after a car accident?
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In brief: Yes
A whiplash is a muscle strain or pull.
Lika any muscle injury, it often feels worse 12-18 hours after the injury occurs.

In brief: Yes
A whiplash is a muscle strain or pull.
Lika any muscle injury, it often feels worse 12-18 hours after the injury occurs.
Dr. Dominick Artuso
Dr. Dominick Artuso
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In brief: Yes
Often the pain and symptoms of whiplash can appear immediately or take hours, days, weeks or even months to manifest.
The symptoms are many and often depend on the type of whiplash (flexion/extension, ) and how you might of suffered the whiplash- sports, car accident-hit from front/side/rear/passenger/driver.) tmj/tmd is a major symptom of whiplash as the jaw can be thrust open from the accident.

In brief: Yes
Often the pain and symptoms of whiplash can appear immediately or take hours, days, weeks or even months to manifest.
The symptoms are many and often depend on the type of whiplash (flexion/extension, ) and how you might of suffered the whiplash- sports, car accident-hit from front/side/rear/passenger/driver.) tmj/tmd is a major symptom of whiplash as the jaw can be thrust open from the accident.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology
In brief: Yes
It takes time to develop edema.
Need an MRI to find out where there may be structural damage.

In brief: Yes
It takes time to develop edema.
Need an MRI to find out where there may be structural damage.
Dr. Gabor Racz
Dr. Gabor Racz
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