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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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I have a lump near ankle bone cancer. Help?

I have a lump near ankle bone cancer. Help?

Evaluated by a dr. : Bone cancer is unlikely. However, you should be evaluated by a primary health care provider and depending may warrant imaging and referral to an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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When I walk, it seems like my ankle bone pops in and out, i don't know what is wrong, but this is due to an injury, can you tell me what could it be?

When I walk, it seems like my ankle bone pops in and out, i don't know what is wrong, but this is due to an injury, can you tell me what could it be?

Could be: Peroneal tendons clicking in and out of their groove, in any event you need to see a foot/ankle doc to have it checked out. (Sooner than later). ...Read more

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Lump on ankle bone after injury. What could cause this?

Lump on ankle bone after injury. What could cause this?

? Hematoma: You may have accumulation of blood under the outer lining of the bone, subperiosteal hematoma. If the swelling does not subside in a couple of weeks you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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A popping ankle bone after injury, should I be concerned?

Popping ankle: This could be a issue that you need to have looked at. There can be a tendon that moves around a structure (bone) and this can tear the tendon. Easier to take care of before real damage is done. ...Read more

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40 yr old healthy male has random burning sensation inside right ankle bone. No injuries. What could be likely cause?

40 yr old healthy male has random burning sensation inside right ankle bone. No injuries. What could be likely cause?

Ankle pain: two common causes of pain without trauma are gout and neuropathy. When docs here burning pain we think more of nerve pain, see your doctor for a check and possible EMG test along with some basic labs. ...Read more

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Ankle bone pain outside of my ankle feels like the bone is coming apart no injury hurts to walk or when I'm laying down?

Have an examination : It is difficult to determine if you are dealing with a soft tissue or bone condition. Consult a podiatrist or an orthopedist . ...Read more

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I have a bump the size of my ankle bone above my ankle bone, it's hard, not move no pain and no limited rom, no injury, any ideas saw 2 months ago?

Get imaging: This could be something serious and you should go see your pcp for a referral of a specialist. You will need to get imaging and labs because of the size and appearance. Not sure what it is and may be irresponsible to speculate and cause fear. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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Hi what type of injuries could my daughter have she has swelling around where her ligaments are around the ankle and along the ankle bone this has been an issue for nearly 3 years.She has seen muscular skeletal and has wore insole s with trainers to help

Hi what type of injuries could my daughter have she has swelling around where her ligaments are around the ankle and along the ankle bone this has been an issue for nearly 3 years.She has seen muscular skeletal and has wore insole s with trainers to help

Ligament damage?: If your daughter is athletic, it is possible she has injured her ankle ligaments. An MRI would show if this were in fact the case. Wearing a stirrup ankle brace would help stabilize her ankle during activity. ...Read more

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I've been having really bad ankle bone pain outside my ankle the tendon that runs along side on ankle hurts no injury what could b causing this?

I've been having really bad ankle bone pain outside my ankle the tendon that runs along side on ankle hurts no injury what could b causing this?

Many things: This sounds like it is corresponding to a nerve path. If so, it can be caused by any abnormality along the nerve. Old injuries, arthritis, bone spurs, etc could all cause this. If over-the-counter medications don't relieve the symptoms you may need to see your doctor and/or an orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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


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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more