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Symptoms Of Whiplash

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash Injury?

What are the tell-tale symptoms of whiplash?

Usually within 24 hours of the whiplash injury the symptoms start to become apparent (although it can take several days in certain cases).
Whiplash symptoms are not exclusive to the neck area but also can affect the shoulders and the head, these symptoms include:

  • Dizziness – Feelings of disorientation and physical imbalance which is sometimes accompanied by feelings of sickness, and impaired vision.
  • Nausea – Feeling the need to vomit and generally feeling weak and difficulties digesting food, sometimes accompanied by shivering.
  • Headaches and migraines stemming from the impact itself, this can exert certain forces on the brain which can cause headaches and migraines.
  • Pains in the neck and shoulders due to tissue injury – this neck pain will often spread out to other areas of the upper body as sometimes the damaged inflamed tissue can put excess pressure on the nerves.

What should I do if I experience any of these symptoms of whiplash?

If you experience any of the above symptoms you must seek professional , medical advice from a qualified general practioner, to be certain that none of the symptoms are life-threatening or have any potential to worsen it is always worth getting the correct medical advice from the correct source.

If you have suffered from whiplash injury and want to make a claim for whiplash compensation, feel free to request a callback at our form to the right of the page.

Are there any other whiplash symptoms I should know about?

If you experience any other symptoms which you believe are related to a whiplash complaint, then you should seek immediate medical advice for your condition.

Whiplash is an injury that can quickly exacerbate if left unchecked so do your best to keep on top of it for the sake of your health.

Symptoms of whiplash can emerge from an incident even many days after the actual incident has taken place, so do not be surprised if you experience pain much later than expected

Many whiplash symptoms are negligable and can subside in a matter of hours after the injury happened. (please do not take this medical advice as a substitute for the advice of a qualified medical professional)

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