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Alternative Treatments For Osteoid Osteoma
See below: An osteoid osteoma is a benign (non-cancerous) bone tumor. It has a center of growing cells, called a nidus, surrounded by a hard shell of thickened bone. No one knows why these tumors form. They do not spread throughout the rest of the body. Osteoid osteomas tend to be small—less than 1.5 cm in size and they may occur in any bone in the body. They are most common in long bones, such as the thigh.
Hi doctor my problem is osteoid osteoma. It may pass by itself several years. Should I wait or be operated? If I wait when it removed my skin?
Get treated, friend: These things are miserable if untreated. It'll get worse. If you are offered radiotherapy ablation, go for it -- inquire at a major medical center
Bone pain: It most often causes pain in area it occurs. Occasionally it will irritate other tissues in the area. The pain often responds to Aspirin or other anti-inflammatory medications. Alcohol can intensify the pain. With time, the tumor (which is benign) "burns out" and the pain subsides. If not, an orthopedic oncologist (tumor specialist) can give you other options.
I have to manage pain from an osteoid osteoma until ablation. I am 23 y.O. And taking 100mg aspirin every 3 hours for a few months. How safe is this?
I've had rf ablation of osteoid osteoma (9 minutes). Postop pain not getting better for 5 days. Surgeon said 1-2 days max. Will it resolve on its own?
It depends: It depends in part on what is causing your pain, I would certainly let your doctor know. It may be a soreness from the procedure, or that the condition has not yet been completely taken care of, or it may be coming from another source. Your doctor would be in the best position to answer why it is still hurting. Thank you for your question.
14yr son had tibia bone excision for what was thought an osteoid osteoma. Path came back as vascular malformation. What does this mean? Concerns?
Hello Doctor. Does osteoid osteoma pass by itself? Or does it have any herbal remedies? Does it grow (benign) the tumor in the osteoid osteoma? Thank
Basic facts: An osteoid osteoma is a benign tumor. It will not go away by itself. It will probably keep growing. Anyone offering an "herbal remedy", even as an adjunct except for discomfort, should be reported to the licensing agency as a crook. Nowadays, if the radiologist is confident of the diagnosis, there are non-ionizing ray treatment that can cook the tumor easily and safely without surgery.
Hello Doctor. Does osteoid osteoma pass by itself? Or does it have any herbal remedies? Does it grow (benign) the tumor in the osteoid osteoma? Thanks
See below: The lesion may resolve on its own. The lesion is usually painful and may require pain relief. For more information on this topic, you may visit this site: http://www. Chop. Edu/conditions-diseases/osteoid-osteoma
What is the best treatment for osteod osteoma since it is in critical place inside the bone of ankle& maybcause damage to bones and nerves around it?
Is there a lazer treatment for osteod osteoma. It is in a very critical place and it is active about 1cm &inside the bones of the left ankle. Help!
Several solutions: These tumors have been reported to shrink on their own with no surgical intervention over several years. The standard treatment for osteoid osteoma is surgically cutting out of the entire tumor, particularly the central core, for a good outcome. Ct-guided radiofrequency removal of the nidus has been successfully used with few recurrences and little complication.See 1 more doctor answer
My husband 41 years has a swollen sack inside the bone of the ankle. In report they called it osteod osteoma. Explain please I am so desperate...
Benign but painful: Ostoid osteoma is a benign (non cancerous) tumor of the bone. It has a specific look on mri, ct scans and bone scans. It is a small area of increased vascularity that classically hurts more at night and is relieved by taking Aspirin like compounds. Its natural is history is that it will eventually go away on its own with 5-7 years. It can be removed surgically or with focused radiofrequency ablati.See 1 more doctor answer
How could I know that the surgical removal of the osteod osteoma inside the bone of the ankle will not affect badly the tissues& nerves around. Help me?
I was told that burning of the osteod osteoma with the lazer beam is better than surgical removal. The cyst would be burned &kept inside bones of ankle
Cyst: Regardless of the technique your surgeon uses to get to the cyst it still has to be debrided and content irrigated and aspirated with samples sent to pathology.See 1 more doctor answer
Where?: Cystic change in the breasts is very common. Of course if you have a dominant breast mass, it needs to be seen as a possible cancer. Mainstream medicine has little to offer. I've had colleagues tell me that evening primrose oil is the first herbal to try for painful / lumpy breasts. An evidence-based holist in your community may be able to offer more.
IPL for Rosacea: Intense pulsed light (ipl), or "photofacial", is an appropriate treatment for the redness of rosacea. A few treatments spaced approx. A month apart will be needed. A topical antibiotic like Metronidazole may be used in between sessions. Also, avoidance of triggers such as sun, heat, cold, spicy foods, and alcohol may help reduce redness. Http://www. Dranthonycorrado. Com/procedures/non-invasive.
Yes: Surgery is usually the last resort for most back problems except major trauma. Therapy, postural exercises, yoga, weight loss and/or exercise, gait training, job retraining, as well as meditatation (to relieve stress) are helpful adjucts. Note: not all back pain is created equal to please get check by a specialist. Note: beware of fad or gimmicky advertisements for back relief. Feel better.