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I have a bony exostosis above my canine tooth. It doesn't hurt but I can feel it, like a little pressure. Normal?
I saw this from an X-ray results my foot. Don't understand: noted is a bony exostosis on the calcaneus at the site of insertion of the Achilles tendon?
Heel spur: Exostosis or spur is projection of bone coming off inferior part calcaneous that can occur at insertion of tendon.Caused by strains on foot muscles and ligaments and increasing age.Although heel spurs are often painless, they can cause heel pain. They are frequently associated with plantar fasciitis.Treatments include exercise, custom-made orthotics, anti-inflamm agents etc ...Read more
May not be related: An exostosis is a benign growth of bone and is usually developmental. It is usually not related to a root canal procedure. There are occasions when an infection around an infected tooth can expand the surrounding bone but that is very rare and almost always in children called garre's osteomyelitis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I have a exostosis in my gum I was wondering what would happen if I don't get it removed and is there any way it goes away by itself ?
Exostosis : benign bony outgrowth. It can occur anywhere in the body, and may be caused by a number of different things, ranging from environmental stresses to genetics. If there is no symptoms... If it ain't broke, but it ain't hurting, don't fix it. No treatment is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ear Roto-rooter: Surfer's ear results in hearing loss as the bony growth closes the ear canal down for business. In order to restore hearing, surgery is required in the form of canaloplasty, a painful orgy of power tools within your head requiring an average two-month recovery. Shunning doctor's orders of a high and dry healing process is ill-advised and could land you back in surgery! ...Read more
No good way so far: This condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder. In some cases, an affected person inherits the mutation from one affected parent. Other cases result from new mutations in the gene and occur in people with no history of the disorder in their family. So it very hard to control. ...Read more
No: Exostoses are not related to calcium intake. ...Read more
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