Signs of Whiplash
Symptoms of Whiplash
The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Whiplash may include:
List of 21
Note that Whiplash symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient,
but the phrase Whiplash signs may often refer to those signs
that are only noticable by a doctor.
Signs or Symptoms of Whiplash:
Symptoms such as neck pain may be present directly after
the injury or may be delayed for several days. In addition to neck pain,
other symptoms may include neck stiffness, injuries to the muscles and
ligaments (myofascial injuries), headache, dizziness, abnormal sensations
such as burning or prickling (paresthesias), or shoulder or back pain. In
addition, some people experience cognitive, somatic, or psychological
conditions such as memory loss, concentration impairment,
nervousness/irritability, sleep disturbances, fatigue, or depression.
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Whiplash Information Page: NINDS)
More Symptoms of Whiplash:
More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Whiplash article.
In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture
of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition
and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions,
it may be necessary to examine symptoms
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Medical articles on signs and symptoms:
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to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:
What are the signs of Whiplash?
The phrase "signs of Whiplash" should, strictly speaking,
refer only to those signs and symptoms of Whiplash that are not readily apparent to the patient.
The word "symptoms of Whiplash" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Whiplash.
The signs and symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Whiplash.
This medical information about signs and symptoms for Whiplash has been gathered
from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Whiplash signs or Whiplash symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Whiplash may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Whiplash symptoms.
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