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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mouth ulcer: An ulcer that never heals in the mouth. Bone necrosis somewhere else shows a distinct radiology picture.

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Bone necrosis is rare in aml. I suppose an infection, or steroid use could lead to weakened bones and necrosis.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Sulich
36 years experience in Rheumatology
Not directly: Be sure you have an exact diagnosis from an oral maxellfacial surgeon and a possible cause most TMJ problems are malalignment and proper splinting is ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Ask questions: Adrenal fatigue is overdiagnosed. You may get fatigued, but your adrenals seldom do. If you have adrenal failure (addison's) you need to see an endoc ... Read More
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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 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience in Rheumatology
One process is: Greater. In osteoporosis, bone resorption is more prevalent then bone formation. As a result, a negative bone balance occurs and bone loss will occur ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Bone marrow is located in the interior of your bones. Bone marrow has blood vessels and lymphatic vessels. Under certain disease processes and trauma ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience in Medical Oncology
Often yes: Bone marrow transplants are often curative for cancers of the bone marrow, i.e. leukemia. It is even more highly curative of benign bone marrow diseas ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
No such thing!: I would ignore it. it does not mean anything. I would not be concerned about this as it is a nonentity!
A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Very: Other than trauma/ fractures, most common cause of need for hip replacent.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The ends of : The long bones have the most tenuous blood supply, and thus are at the greatest risk.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Williams
33 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No: Generally, a bone deficiency or osteoporosis is not a a cause of bone spurs (AKA osteophytes) but age related degeneration (osteoarthritis and/or tend ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Bone marrow: edema is a nonspecific finding which can be seen with almost any pathologic process involving bone. Avascular necrosis is a specific pathologic proce ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: A bone bruise is actually a stress fracture. The inner trabeculae of the bone actually break. The healing of the stress fracture conincides with sym ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Spine & hips mostly: With osteoporosis, most any bone might be affected, but mostly fractures tend to occur in the spine and upper leg bones (hips). If you are a woman 65 ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: If the fracture interferes with the blood supple to the ball of the hip joint, avn can occur.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Side effects: There are many effects which can be unpleasant like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea amd mouth sores. Depending on how the transplant is done the mouth sor ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
No: A bone marrow or peripheral blood (pb) stem cell transplant (sct) is not painful. There are various "induction" treatments that depend on the type of ... 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 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience in Urology
Autologous (self): When the patients own stem cells are used it is termed an autologous (self) bone marrow transplant. Similarly, umbilical cord blood can be collected ... Read More
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