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Abnormal Bone In Head Is Harmful
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I am having severe pain in stomach, legs, hand and head. The pain is in bones nor in muscles. Experiencing irregular menstruation. What to do?
See your doctor: You should be seen by your doctor who should know you best. ...Read more
See your dentist: Some conditions like an unusual bone in your mouth can be harmless tori or more serious condition that require further assessment and dentist may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your dentist first for evaluation. ...Read more
I have a cold since one year & I had checked from doctor and they said your nose bone is little irregular shape so kindly suggest me what I do?
I had a tooth extracted and bone inmplanted in my lower left jaw 4 weeks ago. My chin and lip on that side are still numb. Is it unusual to still be numb?
Have you spoken to the surgeon who did the extraction and the bone graft?
Paresthesia is a complicaion of any surgery. That being said, only the surgeon knows exactly what was done.
Your surgeon is best prepared to monitor your situation and answer your question. Please call and see him monday morning. ...Read more
Long bone pain irregular menstrual cycles round face slightly over weight high white blood cell count can't sleep (been continuing for 4 years now)?
I have constant dizziness/vertigo/imbalance, r ear pain, nausea after 10 flights. I had abnormal vemp test & CT scan showing extremely thin bone on my superior sc canal. Can this cause my symptoms?
Yes: This sounds like superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome. For the affected ear, you can often can hear your eyes moving in your head or internal noises like creaking joints, or your heartbeat-called autophony. You can be sensitive to loud sounds. Certainly vertigo is possible. You need discuss with your doctor about whether surgery is advised. It can solve the problem quite effectively. ...Read more
Can a high level dhea cause wgt gain in the abd area? Re 4 dhea test. Pcos, Irregular periods, hair growth (neck, chest, stomach and legs), bone ache
Skull suture margin: The skull has about 17 growth centers that allow the bony material to grow/expand. Where two bone plates come close together is a suture line. There are prominent ones that run ear to ear and front to back over the top. Sometimes these are prominent in infants with thin hair & are normal. Rarely the ridges signal premature fusion of sutures but your doctor will check for this at checkups. ...Read more
See an osteopath: It's best to see an osteopathic physician, who can determine what it might be, as s/he will do a complete musculoskeletal, and cranial examination of your head to determine exactly which area is exquisitely tender upon touch, and relieve it with osteopathic cranial manipulative treatment. Depending on location will determine what exactly it is. Trust them, they know! ...Read more
Sometime at the moment of the plane landing, my head bone fell like its going to crash, very painful. Why is this happen?
Sinus Pressure: You probably have pressure in your sinuses from the air pressure change. As airplanes descend from 30, 000 feet to sea level there is a change in the air pressure causing a "squeeze" on your ears and sinuses. You should try to "equalize" these pressures by chewing gum, sucking on hard candy, or drinking small sips during descent. Holding your nose and blowing to gently "pop" your ears also helps. ...Read more
I have a bone deformation in my head that grew over night, and it has been there for almost 5 years now, and I don't know what is it.
See the doctor!: Grew overnight, has not changed forfive years. Want an answer, see a doctor. The only good answer: if no change in five years, probably non-malignant. ...Read more
It is possible.: A bony overgrowths can develop due to a tumor or at the site of a recent or prior trauma. Have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Occiput: The prominent part of the skull (where you feel it curve in toward the neck) is called the occiput. Occipital lymph nodes are 1/2 to 1 inch oval or ball shaped glands situated next to the muscles between the neck and the head. Infection nearby may cause these nodes to increase in size and become tender. Another term that sounds like this is occipital lobe: a posterior portion of the brain. ...Read more
Pea size round bone under skin of fore head had10 + years+no color does not hurt. Could be growing people keeps asking what it is?
Likely: A benign cyst or lipoma. If concerned discuss with your doctor about excisional biopsy ...Read more
Bone on the bottom left side of my head seems like it's bigger and it hurts. Feels like I hit it somewhere but don't remember doing so. What is it?
Hello I have this bump at the back left of my head it feels like a bone and it doesn't really hert can you tell me what is it and how I can get it away?
Lump back of head: Lump in the back of the head has to be further evaluated, if it is soft or hard. It could be a soft tissue mass such as lipoma or a bony growth. If the size is not getting bigger and there is no pain you May wait over the next 3 to 6 months or see a doctor have it removed ...Read more
Fibrous dysplasia: It's not. The malignant potential is basically zero. It can look funny though. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my puberty so late, could it be that my bones and head will get larger soon?
What should I do about this bone in the back of my neck the bone is sticking it is so painful I barely can keep my head up?
Pain: Anyof the buldging disc of vertibrea can cause pain, cervical coller and antiinflamatory drug will help. Best to visit the orthopedic for advice, MRI of neck will provide more information and treatment. ...Read more
Hello there doc, I had a few questions in my head concerning donating bone marro : how many times can you donate it? And what age?
Fragmented sesamoid bone at head of 5th metatarsal pain worsening but no1 can explain y cos it shouldn't be there n no1 will treat it?
Hi I have a bone like bump on my left and right side on top of my head. The right one is bigger and keeps getting bigger. What could it be?
Pilar cyst: These are most likely scalp cysts. Especially if they are mobile and not attached to the underlying skull. They can be removed usually as a local procedure in the office. ...Read more
Following a fall I have noticed my fibular head bone is more prominent on the leg I fell on. Whilst not causing pain. Why/what could this be?
Bruise: You have probably bruised the area and it is swollen therefore more prominent. ...Read more