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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Costochondritis?: You may have inflammation of the joints where the ribs attach to the sternum; this is called costochondritis and is fairly common. The symptoms are p ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
That is the standard: The 6 wks is the time for children when these fractures most commonly occur. At 33 years it may well take you much longer to fully heal. Sorry about t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience in Rheumatology
Evaluation: With the limited information, I would suggest a medical evaluation which should include blood tests and appropriate x-rays. Because you have multiple ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience in Pain Management
See an orthopedist: If the clavicle is broken it need to be supporte and treated to prevent more displacement and long term impairment.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yep, I bet it does: Most heal without surgery without resulting in significant residual pain and/or dysfunction. If the doctor is concerned that it won't heal without sur ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
They Happen!: Most any joint can develop hypertrophy (enlargement) of bone. "spurs" is the common term for this build up of bone. It can be the result of trauma t ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Inside bone/tendons.: Bone cysts r contained inside the bone, any where from simple benign @ malignant and need watching. Spurs r at the edges of the bone as in arthritis, ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis or fractur: Sesamoiditis is painful inflammation of the sesamoid apparatus, which is located in the forefoot most patients will describe a deep achy and sharp pa ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
I googled it: And found a supplement. Supplements are great for those who have deficiency in that area, but they dont add anything for most healthy individuals. Ex ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Cartilage or bone: You should have this evaluated with x-ray and bone scan to help determine if an excisional biopsy is indicated.
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
possibly referred: The lunate bone is not far from the base of the thumb, and so it is possible that your pain is a referred pain from the lunate fracture. Another poss ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Not sure exactly what's being asked, but bone grafting is typically done to induce healing of bone at the site of a bony defect - most commonly, a bon ... Read More
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A 91-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist: Sounds like tfcc, or triangular fibrocartilage complex tear. Consider initial splint/rest/nsaids, etc. Conservative treatment first, before considerin ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, clavicle fractures usually heal with a lot of new bone causing a "lump" in the area that will usually then go on to remodel.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
54 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Below the ball porti: The upper arm is the humerus bone and at the top is shaped like a ball sitting on a tube, where the tube flares and the ball starts is the sub capital ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kayvanfar
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See orthopedic surg: Please see an orthopedic surgeon. Most likely need to be on crutches for a number of weeks. May need to wear a cast or boot as well. Some taler fr ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aakash Shah
16 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Coracoid: You may be feeling a bony hook on the front of the scapula (shoulder blade bone) that is known as the coracoid.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Sorry to hear: This. A scapula is a very odd bone for a primary tumor, and also odd for something traveled to that bone, but it does no get bone spurs. A "mass" need ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
One in the same: They are the same entity. Be sure to rest and ice the area to decrease your symptoms.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes.: That's where bone marrow aspiration is commonly done from.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Dislocation?: This could be a dislocation, or slippage of where the clavicle attaches. Let your doctor assess you and see what the findings are.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Need films: Can't answer this without seeing films and previously answered that if nondisplaced or minimally displaced probably ok with cast but depends on joint ... Read More
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience in Psychiatry
Physical Examination: A lump on the thumb bone is impossible to diagnose without the key component of any diagnosis: the physical examination. Contact your primary care phy ... Read More
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