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is headache, 1 3 hours a symptom of bone infection (osteomyelitis)

A 79-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Osteomyelitis: This issue is much too complex for a forum like this. Work with your doctors. If osteomyelitis is suspected, you need to be in the care of an orthoped ... Read More

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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Bone infections are localized processes which cause pain to area effected. This weahens the bone causing pain at the site of infection. Usually pain ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
Osteomyelitis: An infection in a bone is called osteomyelitis. The primary signs and symptoms of osteomyelitis include fever or chills, irritability or lethargy in y ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Osteomyelitis : Bone infections are usually treat with two or three weeks of IV antibiotics. Occasionally, treatment can be completed at home with a surgically insert ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain and swelling: Pain, swelling, drainage, fevers, inability to walk, stiffness, lack of joint motion. Blood tests should be done and usually reveal elevated white bl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain/Redness: There is a wide range of symptoms, including pain, redness over the area, development of an abscess or a draining wound, fevers, chills or possibly no ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Pain,swelling: Pain swelling, fever , local warmth, deformity, tenderness.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain: Also, fever, chills, redness and swelling. Sometimes a tract will form in the skin called a sinus and will drain.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Mostly one suspects: it from the bone scans, XRays, or MRI/CT scans + the lab work indicates an infective picture. But most importantly it will be the presentation of the ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James McClurg
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Periosteal : Periosteal reaction may be from the blunt trauma or could be from infection. Wounds should be debrided and deep cultures taken. Infections with multip ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience Dentistry
Not by itself: Antibiotics like augmentin will suppress the symptoms of an infection but only the appropriate dental procedure will really solve the problem. You nee ... Read More
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