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Avascular Necrosis Hip Mri
After having hip pain due to injury, MRI showed "avascular necrosis of the hips bilaterally, right greater than left". Is this curable or permanent ?
Permanent: This is commonly associated with long term alcohol use, steroid use, or disuse of hips. Do you meet any of these categories? If not, you need to find out why you have it, including rare genetic causes, infections and medications. You should make sure you get a reason for it at your age. Some early results have been seen with stem cell replacement. Next step is hip replacement if it gets too bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
I have pain in my groin in both sides in hips a clicking sound when i lift my legs I have been for an X-ray and had MRI with dye injected in to rule owt avascular necrosis they told me MRI showed no signs of disease but I am still not happy I have read th
After an MRI and X-Ray I was told I likely have avascular necrosis in my navicular following an injury 4 mos ago. Not in much pain though. This norm?
Possible: Possible but highly unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am a lupus sufferer and I have recently been diagnosed with avascular necrosis of my right hip after performing a MRI scan. Treatment options?
Orthopedic Eval: I would strongly recommend that you go have an orthopedic evaluation, preferably with an adult hip specialist. Treatment for this can range from observation, medication, to surgery. Treatment for avascular necrosis once the hip has collapsed requires a total hip replacement. Sometimes surgeries can be done before the hip collapses to help preserve your native hip. Get it evaluated. ...Read more
MRI report said either subchondral fracture of navicular or avascular necrosis. If it's a fracture, does that mean it went necrotic? Very confused
Pain pain limpping: Many people have no symptoms in the early stages of avascular necrosis of bone. As the disease worsens, your affected joint may hurt only when you put weight on it. Eventually, the joint may hurt even when you're lying down.Pain can be mild or severe and usually develops gradually.Pain associated with avascular necrosis of the hip may be focused in the groin, thigh or buttock. ...Read more
Bone Destruction: Avascular necrosis means there is no blood getting to a particular body part. Our body parts need blood to survive, including bones (bones are living tissue). Necrosis refers to the dying of cells that make up that body part. Avascular necrosis of the hip & knee means there is no blood getting to them & they are being destroyed. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What level of pain associated with severe hip osteoarthritis rel to severe avascular necrosis resulting in progressive bilateral hip deformities.
Talk to a dr: Hi, Thank you for your question. I would love to discuss this in more detail with you. Please contact me if you would like to tackle your problems one on one. Either way hope you feel better. Dr. M ...Read more
I have been told i avascular necrosis bilaterally in hips had both hips replaced still have pain only a little better. Still have pain shooting pain?
Speak with ortho: If this is the case, one has to lead for other causes of your pain, especially if the pain is in both hip areas. You need to speak with your orthopedist. ...Read more
Does taking weight gaining capsules/tablets continously for two years or so cause avascular necrosis of hips or other joints ? I m having it. Plz say.
Several causes: Whether your medications are contributing depends on what you are taking, and what conditions you are taking them for. Avascular necrosis (avn) can be caused by trauma, by medications such as prednisone, by chronic alcoholism, and by many illnesses such as lupus or sickle cell anemia. Your doctor can help you determine what may have caused the avn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi.I m having avascular necrosis hips final stage. I take Ayurvedic herbal weight gaining capsules from 1 year as my apetite is very less. Suggest please
??: Herbs? May help but i kind of doubt it if it is advanced avn then it is going to require surgery although you are quite young have you seen an orthopedist who has an interest in complex hip problems /this would be your best option. ...Read more
Hip joint breakdown: Avascular necrosis represents a spectrum of issues that advance from mild hip pain early in the process and heads toward varying degrees of femoral head collapse and severe pain with limited function. Speak to your orthopaedic surgeon if you are having progressive hip pain to see if imaging with X-rays or an MRI is indicated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain and: Significant limitation of motion that won't go away even with meds. ...Read more
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