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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Complicated: Your question is hard to answer without more info. Itp, brain mass, bone infection - all complicated issues. Make sure your docs check your immune s ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Very serious: Osteomyeolitis is a very serious condition that requires 6 or more weeks of I.V. Antibiotics. This is not something to ignore or hope that it gets bet ... Read More
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Dr. John Callahan
23 years experience Podiatry
Extremely: Bone infections can be extremely serious leading to limb loss or death by sepsis.
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Osteomyelitis/Bone I: Osteomylitis is the medical name for bone infection and it is considered a very serious infection often requiring intravenous antibiotics and some ti ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
X-ray bone scan, MRI: There are few tests will do that one is x-ray but this appear in later stages, bone scan is better because it appear early. Mri another test also coul ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bloome
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually pain : Osteomyelitis (bone infection) can present many ways. Pain is often present, sometimes accompanied with swelling, fever, drainage, and redness. Imag ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Osteomyelitis: When bone get infected we call it osteomyelitis is defined as an inflammation or an infection in the bone marrow and surrounding bone. The disease is ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
You probably can't : Bone infections can often be diagnosed with a combination of history taking, physical exam, x-rays and certain lab test. There are no sure signs of d ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Can be as simple as antibiotics to as radical as surgery, and in some instances, even amputation. Really depends on how bad the infection is, where i ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
16 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Osteomyelitis: A bone infection varies by location in its impact. However no matter the bone involved principles of treatment are governed by whether it is a new or ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: There is always a reason. Generally it may involve the organism causing the infection, the treatment used and its duration, whether a primary focus o ... Read More

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