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Bony abnormalities

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Normal: This sounds like a description of the negative findings on a chest x-ray. Pa refers to the way the x-ray was taken. Tbc refers to tuberculosis. In ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Forehead lump: If this bony growth has not been present for many years in an unchanged state it is important to definitively determine its nature and have it evaluat ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Fayz
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
Recent active item: Acute refers to the length of time an abnormality has existed. Acute refers to usually within the past two weeks or sooner while subacute is on the or ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Low body weight: Anorexics have less body fat and muscle mass so their bones show more.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Put on weight : As the spine will not change in dimension but may appear more prominent in certain postures or positions.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Feierabend
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Bone erosion: If you are referring to the coccyx again or for that matter any bone the fact that seems most important is you are from australia. I am not sure but i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
How about working: to accept it.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
No: It is what it is. Strengthening the muscles around your clavicle ( pecs, neck muscles, deltoids) can make them appear less bony.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Not usually: Once bones have expended in size, they will generally not shrink, even if growth hormone (gh) and igf-1 levels are normalized. However, much of the i ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Coccyx: I am glad you are losing weight. Sounds like you have found your coccyx.
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