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Bone Deterioration Disease Symptoms
Not very much to: Start.Most people who have paget's disease of bone experience no symptoms. When symptoms do occur, the most common complaint is bone pain. Pelvis. Paget's disease of bone in the pelvis can cause hip pain.Skull. An overgrowth of bone in the skull can cause hearing loss or headaches. And others see the link below. ...Read more
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
What is the % of getting Paget's disease of the bone if there is a family history and have symptoms that could fit?
Cannot estimate: No one even knows what percentage of older folks actually have some paget's lesions, since the disease is usually subclinical. If older folks with an unexplained elevation of alkaline phosphatase are assumed to have paget's, it's maybe 10%. The key is that paget's can be managed nowadays and of course it's largely hereditary. Let your physician know of the family history. ...Read more
Bone marrow disease: The symptoms are related to the abnormality of the bone marrow function -i.e. Decrease production of the blood cell counts-or increase level of blood cells counts if something supresses bone marrow function-anemia, decrease WBC and platelet can happen. -symptoms will include fatigue, infection, fever, bleeding. If the cell count is too much-clots, fatigue, feeling sluggish can happen. ...Read more
What types of rare metabolic bone diseases could keep the growth plates from closing? What types of symptoms would help identify if you have them?
Different diseases: This seems like a more complicated question than can be answered on this forum. I would suggest you talk to your Primary Care Physician or an orthopedic doctor if you feel as though there is something going on with you, or at least list some of the symptoms you are having to help get a better answer. ...Read more
I have contact with many girls for sex so iam suffering from some kind of sex disease. Symptoms are small dot wound in penis and bone joint pain.
STD or normal penis?: I often ask my patients in this same situation if they know how many stds there are and how many are potentially deadly. Then I have them learn how to prevent an std. Now, given your symptom it does not sound like an std unless it is herpes. Syphilis causes a large open sore. The joint pain could be disseminated gonorrhea but this is rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for someone with vasculitis to have an increase of monocytes? If so, what types of diseases would be the cause? Symptoms: fever, fatigue, severe back neck and shoulder pain, responds to high dose prednisone, decrease appetite. Negative bone
Yes, : Yes, elevated monocytes can be elevated in some types of vasculitis. Monocytes can also be elevated in chronic infections. I am glad that you have had a negative bone marrow study. High sedimentation rate can go along with inflammatory or infectious causes. It sounds like your hematologist is performing a thorough workup. ...Read more
I have clubbing fingers, numbness , restless legs, hemoptysis, weakness, bone pain, wrinkled fingertips.What disease can cause these symptoms?
Likely lung disease: With the symptoms especially and clubbed fingers, I am guessing possible pulmonary ie lung disease. Please seek a physician for comprehensive check up. ...Read more
Worsening back pain, spine tenderness and short of breath. See a bone specialist next week. Do these symptoms sound like spine cancer?
Short of breath...: Shortness of breath is a potentially serious symptom. Have you had a chest x-ray? The shortness of breath needs to be evaluated since there are many reasons for shortness of breath to be present. Back pain also has many potential causes including muscle strain/sprain. More info is needed before making a diagnosis, especially of cancer. If the shortness of breath is worsening, see a doctor asap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on age: SMalignant bone tumors begin in pre teens as PNET lesions ie Ewings sarcoma. This progress with age to osteogenic Sa .In older teens we see osteogenic sarcoma. Older people get enlarging lesions such as Pagets disease which converts to sarcoma. Cartilagenous tumors can be congenital or isolated as parostoeal chondrosarcomas. With many epithelial malgiancies tumors can spread to bone. ...Read more
Many: Depends on an accurate diagnosis and the bones involved. ...Read more
The answer: is too extensive for 400 words or less, but try this link: http://www.orthochirurg.com/resources/journals/JAAOS/Volume3/V3N6A4.pdf ...Read more
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