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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 have broken my ankle in 2 places and can not get around. I will see a bone doctor in 2 days, but my problem is i cannot get there?
Doubt it: Collar bone has little to do with posture. ...Read more
Same as Other Fractu: As with all fractures, it depends upon the problem. Even with involvement of the growth plate, immobilzation for some, surgical repair for others. The orthopedist knows what is best for the specific situation. ...Read more
Will a fracture on a growth plate (on the ankle) extend into nearby bone? Doctor couldn't tell sprain vs. fracture on X-Ray of ankle.
My son has two cysts right under his collar bone, doctors are debating between cystic hygroma, and fourth branchial cleft remnant, thoughts?
Mama was 8 years ago to have breast cancer, but now in the bones, doctors thought it secondary bone cancer, but it turns out that he has nothing to do?
Hmm.: It's common for breast cancer to spread to the bones even decades later. This is especially true if the breast cancer was positive for the estrogen receptor (er positive). In these cases, we usually give patients an estrogen-blocking pill to treat the cancer. We also give a drug that hardens the bones (zolendronate). Ask your doctor why your mother isn't being given those treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an ankle strain 6 months ago and it still hurts when i run. X-ray shows no fracture on my bones. Doctor said i need to swim or jog.Is that true?
What do you advise if I'm having bone tb,doctor asked me to take all 4 akt-4 tablets after breakfast,is that ok?
Bone TB: If you have any questions or concerns about the treatment of your condition, you need to go talk to your doctor about this. It is not right for you to talk to another doctor to see if there is agreement or disagreement. This will result in an eventual erosion of your relationship with your doctor. Think of how you would feel if you were the doctor and your patient went to check with another ...Read more
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