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Dr. Walter Husar
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Bone Overgrowth (Overview)

Growth of bone that goes beyond the expected dimensions of the bone to be within.


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I have had very slow growing bone overgrowth under my tongue in my gum for as long as I can remember. They don't cause any problems for me. About 4 years ago I developed a hard small lump on the top of my elbow which was very painful. The pain went aw

I have had very slow growing bone overgrowth under my tongue in my gum for as long as I can remember. They don't cause any problems for me. About 4 years ago I developed a hard small lump on the top of my elbow which was very painful. The pain went aw

Tori: I'm not sure what your question is, but I will try to help. The slow growing bone growth under your tongue (and also sometimes in the middle of the palate) is call a "tori". It is a very slow benign growth of bone. Nothing to worry about, but if you have any questions see your dentist or oral surgeon to confirm this is true in your case. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
19 Doctors shared insights

Bone Overgrowth (Overview)

Growth of bone that goes beyond the expected dimensions of the bone to be within.


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What's bone overgrowth?

What's bone overgrowth?

Normal way to keep: Up. After major bone growth ceases in early adult life, bone remodelling continues indefinitely. The extent of bone overgrowth is influenced by the level of local mechanical stress, genetic predisposing factors, the passage of time, and, probably, age related changes such as the menopause. Some time could be harmful and most of the time innoccent. ...Read more

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Managing Bone Spurs (Checklist)

Wear comfortable shoes
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Use heel cushions
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Ask your podiatrist if you'd benefit from prescription orthotics
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Ask your podiatrist about steroid injections
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How long does it usually take to be cured with sibo? (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)

How long does it usually take to be cured with sibo? (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)

Maybe temporary fix: If you have ibs due to sibo (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)--antibiotics like xifaxan (rifaximin) may help. Sibo may also occur from anatomic variations in the small bowel, altered small bowel motility, or a variety of systemic conditions that prevent permanent cure (e.g. The bacteria just grow back). ...Read more

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What's bone overgrowth?

Normal way to keep: Up. After major bone growth ceases in early adult life, bone remodelling continues indefinitely. The extent of bone overgrowth is influenced by the level of local mechanical stress, genetic predisposing factors, the passage of time, and, probably, age related changes such as the menopause. Some time could be harmful and most of the time innoccent. ...Read more

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Recovering from a Broken Bone (Checklist)

Exercise and stretch to improve range of motion, strength, and endurance
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Avoid a repeat injury or irritating soft tissues before they are ready
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Follow up with your doctor as scheduled, and don't miss appointments
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What is the definition or description of: Bone overgrowth?

See below: Growth of bone that goes beyond the expected dimensions of the bone to be within. ...Read more

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When is spinal fusion needed for bone overgrowth?

When is spinal fusion needed for bone overgrowth?

Rarely: Spine fusion is reserved for when symptoms arise from spinal instability. Examples include unstable fracture, severe scoliosis, or symptomatic vertebral slip resulting in a pinched nerve. A symptomatic bone spur can almost always be removed without fusion. Like any surgery, fusion should be considered only when there is a clear benefit to offset inherent risks. ...Read more

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I developed a round bone overgrowth on my mid tibia. I never had trauma to the area. I was wondering why and how the bone overgrowth formed.

I developed a round bone overgrowth on my mid tibia. I never had trauma to the area. I was wondering why and how the bone overgrowth formed.

It could: Be a benign exostosis but there is no way to know without getting it evaluated. See your doc, you may need an xray. ...Read more

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I have had very slow growing bone overgrowth under my tongue in my gum for as long as I can remember. They don't cause any problems for me. About 4 years ago I developed a hard small lump on the top of my elbow which was very painful. The pain went aw

Tori: I'm not sure what your question is, but I will try to help. The slow growing bone growth under your tongue (and also sometimes in the middle of the palate) is call a "tori". It is a very slow benign growth of bone. Nothing to worry about, but if you have any questions see your dentist or oral surgeon to confirm this is true in your case. ...Read more

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How can I cure candidas overgrowth on my own?

How can I cure candidas overgrowth on my own?

No such thing: There is no such thing as candida overgrowth, no matter what you might read on the web. ...Read more

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How does sugar relate to yeast overgrowth?

How does sugar relate to yeast overgrowth?

Helps yeast grow.: High blood sugars are often associated with yeast infections especially in the mouth (thrush) or on the skin (particularly in skin folds such as the axillae, groin creases or under the breasts) or vaginal yeast infections. A key to preventing such infections is to control your blood sugar level. ...Read more

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Addison disesase caused by candida overgrowth?

Addison disesase caused by candida overgrowth?

Where is overgrowth?: The common candida is present in everyone, as it lives with us. Haven't heard of it causing addison disease. ...Read more

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Can cutting down on sugar reduce yeast overgrowth?

Can cutting down on sugar reduce yeast overgrowth?

Absolutely: Cutting down on simple sugars in the diet has many health benefits, one of which is reduction in total body yeast load. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a overgrowth of yeast in my blood?

Clinically: There are folks who can check your live blood under a microscope and determine the yeast in your body. The traditional medical community does not approve of this though. Most don't even believe in yeast in the blood. ...Read more

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Is it an overgrowth of keratinocytes or increased keratinocyte adhesion?

Unclear: Your question is a bit cryptic -- I am not sure to what you are referring. Could you ask your question again a bit more clearly and give a context? Thanks -- we'd like to help you! ...Read more

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Can the overgrowth of yeast in the body cause pneumonia or increase your risk for getting pneumonia or are they two unrelated things?

Generally unrelated: Where would yeast be overgrowing. This theory of yeast overgrowth producing many other issues has never been scientifically proven and when subjected to inquiry does not stand up. Now, if you are immune suppressed, like with HIV disease you can have multiple illnesses simultaneously and this can include systemic yeast infections and pneumonia. Hope this is not you. Have a good thanksgiving. ...Read more

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Candida overgrowth. To which doctor?

Candida overgrowth. To which doctor?

Primary care doctor: Each person should have a primary care doctor, who can usually treat the basic problems seen in medicine. Primary care means pediatrics, family medicine, general practice, or internal medicine. The doctor can examine the body part with the symptom, and decide if it is due to overgrowth of candida yeast or due to something else. ...Read more

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What is candida overgrowth?

Yeast overgrowth: Candida is a very common yeast found in the mouth, intestine, vagina, and skin. It can occasionally cause infection such as vaginal yeast infections. Less commonly infections of the mouth (thrush) and esophagus also occur. Candida overgrowth is a diagnosis often given by naturopathic doctors and has very little science or evidence to support it as a true infection or disease. ...Read more

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How can I treat candida overgrowth?

What do you mean?: If you have it on a mucosal surface or your skin, your pharmacist can recommend a few remedies or you can get prescription-strength Rx. If someone has persuaded you that you have 'systemic candida' to explain vague symptoms, you've been deceived. If you read the blogs, people who buy into this fad diagnosis spend their lives taking meds but are never cured. Be smart & find what's really the matter ...Read more

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How do I know if I have candida overgrowth?

Oral white thrush: A candida fungal infection can manifest in multiple ways, depending on where in the body the infection is. You can have oral "thrush", which is a white plaque that does not go away on your tongue or the back of your throat, that can be painful. Another common presentation is a white thick vaginal discharge with itchiness. ...Read more

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What do I do for yeast overgrowth or candida?

What do I do for yeast overgrowth or candida?

Depends on: The site of overgrowth. If pelvic, then a check with gynecologist is necessary. ...Read more

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Need some tips on eliminating candida overgrowth?

Vaginal?: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. ...Read more

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Why does the medical community deny candida overgrowth?

Why does the medical community deny candida overgrowth?

Points of view...: Great question- your strong conviction on this subject is important. Many doctors are unfamiliar of the concept of candida overgrowth- it is still an area we are still trying to understand. With our increasing knowledge of how an imbalance of our normal human microbiome can cause an overgrowth of certain organisms-including yeast/candida, we will able to discuss this subject more thoughtfully. ...Read more

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What drugs work best for small bowl bacterial overgrowth?

What drugs work best for small bowl bacterial overgrowth?

Lots of options...: Many different antibiotics will work, but Ciprofloxacin and Metronidazole is one common regimen, usually for 2 weeks. This article is a few years old but still pretty relevant...

http://www. Med. Upenn. Edu/gastro/documents/gastroenterologybacterialovergrowth. Pdf. ...Read more

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What does it mean for a person to have candida overgrowth?

No such thing: There is no evidence that "candida overgrowth" actually exists, no matter how much you might read about it on the web. ...Read more

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What problems can be caused by candida overgrowth in the body?

What problems can be caused by candida overgrowth in the body?

Hundreds of problems: Candida overgrowth leads to increased intestinal permeability (leaky gut syndrome) which can cause food allergies ; autoimmune problems ; result in fatigue,
"brain fog, "muscle ; joint pains, hormonal imbalances, frequent infections (sinus, lungs etc), abd. Pain, gas, constipation, skin rashes etc. See http://www. Yeastconnection. Com/pdf/yeastfullsurv. Pdf
; http://huff. To/15mbzao
consult a holistic doc. ...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