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Delayed onset of pain following a Georgia car accident

| Jun 22, 2018 | Car Accidents |

If you are involved in a car accident in Cumming, Georgia, you will want to pay close attention to this post. Have you ever heard of delayed onset of pain? This is a serious issue that affects people who suffer injuries in car accidents, truck accidents and farming accidents. It affects those who are injured in any type of accident. The person might think he or she is fine immediately afterwards but a day or two later he or she develops severe pain.

Pain might not set in immediately following a car accident because of your adrenaline running high. That’s why it’s in your best interest not to deny medical evaluation or transport. The doctors at the hospital might be able to find internal bleeding, a damaged organ or some other issue that might not exhibit pain yet.

Common issues regarding delayed onset of pain include the following:

  • Pain in the back
  • Headaches
  • Neck or shoulder pain
  • Tingling in the extremities
  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Numbness

You should really think twice about signing a release that waives your right to medical attention after being involved in a car accident. Even if it was a minor accident in regards to damage to the vehicles involved, you still could have suffered a serious enough injury that could present itself days after the accident occurred. That’s why you should always get evaluated.

Delayed onset of pain can be a sign of something extremely serious happening inside your body. You should seek medical attention immediately and document all tests and other treatments performed in Georgia following a car accident.

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