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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Sure can be: Any vertebral fracture has the potential to be bad. Compression fractures, depending on the cause, can create lots of problems. Among them are pinched ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Quite often: Could start as a simple pain. Please see doctor, because is not that simple to diagnose and treat pain.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Many factors: Some of the risk factors (example: your genetics) cannot be changed. Things you can include smoking, heavy alcohol consumption, physical inactivity. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience in Neurosurgery
Possible: Thoracic vertebra is typically rectangular. Anterior wedging may indicate a compression fracture. An MRI can indicate whether this is an acute fractur ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Some medical conditions and medications can weaken the bone prematurely, leading to fracture. Trauma can cause fractures at any age.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
VCF: Presumably you had an accident. Vcf implies a stable fracture, so brace is usually not needed while lying down. I prefer my patients to lie on the sto ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes and no.: It is unusual for an 18-year-old to have a compression spinal fracture. Im an 18-year-old one would expect either a traumatic reason or an underlying ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Compression fracture: This means you have a fracture of the vertebrae that has decreased the height of the T11 vertebrae by 50%+. The multilevel degenerative disease would ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Very good: If the patient is of sufficient age- such as greater than 50 although not all patients need to be this age, it is a minimally invasive way to treat a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes and : Maybe.

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