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Are headaches common after a car accident?

Car Accidents in Louisiana

If you’ve been involved in a car accident your immediate response can be related to your property damage such as your car or others in your car such as your children or spouse. The car accident itself is never expected. And often times if you aren’t suffering from broken bones, tears head injuries, or other acute injuries, muscular injuries, soft tissue injuries, and headaches may not present themselves immediately.

Headaches and Nausea are Common Symptoms

Many of those injured in car accidents can suffer from immediate and/or delayed headache symptoms. No matter the severity of the accident, whether a fender bender, or a more severe rear end car accident, post-accident headaches are common symptoms. For many, those headaches resolve in a short period of time. In addition to headaches, another symptom that is generally agreed-upon to be related to headaches and car accidents is nausea symptoms.

When to consult your doctor about headaches

If you suffer from headaches or nausea after an accident or, it is important that you consult with your medical professional in order to document your symptoms, and also get an opinion in regards to the severity of your injury. For those involved in more severe accidents, headaches can be a sign of more severe or underlying injuries.

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