Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what is an ossicle

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
23 years experience Podiatry
Ossicles: There can be many reasons for calcifications in different areas of the body. Veins can calcify, tendons can calcify, ligamnets, etc. The leg calcifica ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Vadim Glukh
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Signs of old injury?: Calcium could be laid in the soft tissues that previously got inflamed and or injured. Monitoring for growth/ pain/ associated clinical symptoms is n ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: If all the middle ear ossicles are present and moving, the answer depends on what the surgeon did in the middle ear and if you had a graft of fascia. ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jed Kwartler
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing loss: The tinnitus is a consequence of the hearing loss. If this is a nerve/sensorineural loss the medication you mention will not work. Depending on how ba ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Bump: The bump is at an area where the patella tendon inserts on the tibia. You would not resect the bump as it would risk disruption of the patella tendon ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Ears: Not necessarily. It relates to pressure inside the tympanic membrane (ear drums).
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Buchanan
12 years experience Radiology
Normal: Ossicles are small bones usually associated with larger bones. They are variably present but considered normal. They usually cause no problems. A few ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
Depends on where: They are. Some spurring is an x-ray finding , not the cause of the symptoms. Other spurs are responsible for the pain and may have to be removed sur ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Whether they may cause problem is dependent on the location. You need to ask the doctor who ordered the study. If wrestling aggravates the hip pain, t ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julian Henley
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear infection: Prussacs space is the area of thin tympanic membrane at the neck of the malleus. In early infections it is an area of retraction. Over time inflammat ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
13 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ossicular chain: The middle ear is an air-filled space inside the temporal bone, which is part of the skull. The ossicles (malleus, incus, and stapes) are suspended in ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

People also searched for:

Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
24/7 visits
$15 per month