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How are bony growths of toes treated?

How are bony growths of toes treated?

This is a structural: Problem so the only way to fix is through surgery. One must decide if they need surgery. The growth must be established as benign or malignant as well. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Bony growth on toe?

What is the definition or description of: Bony growth on toe?

Bone Spur: Boney growths are usually a "reactive" growth, whether from chronic pressure or shoe irritation, or arthritis in a joint causing surrounding boney spurs to grow. Usually these are either padded to shield pressure away from the lesion, or surgical intervention may be performed to remove bone spurs. ...Read more

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My dentist said I have a bony growth on my lower gum, exostosis. What is this?

My dentist said I have a bony growth on my lower gum, exostosis. What is this?

Not that unusual: Sounds like an exostosis is benign growths of bone. They are painless and self-limiting but may contribute to gum disease if they become too large. If concerned see your dentist for consultation. ...Read more

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I have a bony growth on the heel of my left foot; what do I do? It isn't painful.

I have a bony growth on the heel of my left foot; what do I do? It isn't painful.

This would : Depend on what you mean by bony growth. A heel spur by definition is a bony growth. However, it is completely benign and if asymptomatic then it is left alone. ...Read more

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Bony growth on forehead since march 2014. I am taking homeopathic medicine,please tell gud cure other than surgery.I am 29 yrs unmaried girl?

Bony growth on forehead  since march 2014.  I am taking homeopathic medicine,please tell gud cure other than surgery.I am 29 yrs unmaried girl?

Bony Growth: Most likely the choices for a bony growth on the forehead are to either leave it there or have it surgically removed. Consult with a health care provider for their opinion. Homeopathic medicine for sure will not work either. ...Read more

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There is a hard lump attached to my tibia that is palpable. Grew there this month. Derm PA said a bony growth and get X-ray. Could this be serious?

There is a hard lump attached to my tibia that is palpable. Grew there this month. Derm PA said a bony growth and get X-ray. Could this be serious?

Possibly: I think the X-ray is a good idea. This may be due to something simple or something more serious, so please get that X-ray done. ...Read more

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Lump on shin popped up 3 wks ago. Derm said doesn't feel like a cyst more like a bony growth. Should I have this x rayed or is it prob nothing?

Lump on shin popped up 3 wks ago. Derm said doesn't feel like a cyst more like a bony growth. Should I have this x rayed or is it prob nothing?

Possibly: If there is a concern an X ray will determine if a bony cause/growth is present. Feel free to follow up with your doctor for an X ray. Good luck ...Read more