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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
Shaving : The bony growth. (implying the doctor performs surgery.). ...Read more
I have an osteoma (bony growth) on my forehead. I would like to have it removed. Is surgery considered "cosmetic?"
Osteoma: Depends on the size & other symptoms. Consult your examining doctor. ...Read more
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?
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
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