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Bones Too Long (Overview)

Bones that are too long may be seen in growth conditions, such as Marfan's syndrome.


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Sitting for a long time can cause any problem for back bones?

Sitting for a long time can cause any problem for back bones?

Muscle spasm: Sitting for long hours may not affect your bones but can cause back muscle spasm, especially when you sit awkwardly. ( if your spine is not straight). ...Read more

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Bones Too Long (Overview)

Bones that are too long may be seen in growth conditions, such as Marfan's syndrome.


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How long after an injury could a bone be reset?

How long after an injury could a bone be reset?

Depends: It really depends on how much healing has occurred. Even if it has healed into what we call a "malunion" you can still have surgery to "reset" it. ...Read more

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I fell the other day and hurt my knee. I do think it's only a bone bruise bc I can bend it. There is swelling. How long for the swelling &treatments ?

I fell the other day and hurt my knee. I do think  it's only a bone bruise bc I can bend it. There is swelling. How long for the swelling &treatments ?

Several days: Bone bruises can take a few weeks to resolve. Rest and ice will help alleviate pain and swelling. You should consult an orthopedic specialist and have X rays just to make sure it is not fractured. ...Read more

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I am 23 years old, female. And since i was 18 I have had these long deep lines under eyes, above cheek bone. How can I get rid of them completely?

I am 23 years old, female. And since i was 18 I have had these long deep lines under eyes, above cheek bone. How can I get rid of them completely?

Eye lids: without a photograph it is difficult to assess your problem. It is possible that this is something that can be treated with fillers. Have your eyes evaluates by a board certified surgeon who treats eyelids. ...Read more

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How can I prevent ever breaking a bone?

How can I prevent ever breaking a bone?

Impossible: To guarantee that you will never break a bone. Accidents happen, even if you're being careful. ...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