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Broken Bone Itchiness
Yep, I bet it does: Most heal without surgery without resulting in significant residual pain and/or dysfunction. If the doctor is concerned that it won't heal without surgery or that it would heal and result in pain and/or dysfunction, the doctor will discuss surgery. Those that require surgery usually do great after surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Foot cut through deep, and bone broken. What's the chance of bone infection after it's stitched up?
Can happen: Any time the skin is broken, bacteria can get in. Infection is more common in diabetics and people with vascular disease, though it happens to healthy people also. Your doctor will probably give antibiotics and a tetanus shot depending on the nature of the cut and break as well as cleaning instructions. If you use tobacco, please stop if at all possible. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is bruises and wounds and wounds on leg means leg bone fracture or break? What symptoms should a broken or fractured leg bone be?
Bone healed in 5 th metatarsal fracture.. Does nerve damage cause swelling & pain in foot ankle leg thigh and my hip? Ankle cracks some painfull
Treatment for undisplaced fracture or bone bruise of posterior medial talus and articular surface, and minor bone bruise distal calcaneous?
Lateral side of my foot near cuboid bone. 2 little bony bumps-never hurt but now severe pain and a little itch. Ganglion cyst? or bone spur?
Probably a bone spur: probably a bone spur/bursaGet a more detailed answer ›
One in the same: They are the same entity. Be sure to rest and ice the area to decrease your symptoms. ...Read more
Fractured femur/tibia.Healed.Now pain in leg swelling over tibia.Had bone scan/mri femur bone thin.3 dr's later no help.Pain mangment dr now. Help!
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Many problems: The fact that 3 muscles attach to the fifth metatarsal ( the peroneals) and that the fracture is displaced can cause an imbalance in these muscles and a non-healing fracture of that metatarsal. The peroneus longus passes under the cuboid- this muscle stabilizes the inner foot in gait and this crush fracture can cause problems with walking-- you should see your podiatrist for reconstruction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fibula break with ligament tear. Pain with severe swelling and bruising. Now ankle and top off foot numb. Is this from swelling?
Fibula break with li: Yes, the nerves are compressed because of the swelling and the foot can become numb. Get off your foot, elevate it, use crutches so that there is no weight on this foot asap and get treated either with a soft cast for a few days than a hard cast or surgery, let your orthopedist decide depending on the x-rays either way you should not put any weight on this limb or you can dislocate the fracture. ...Read more
Broken fibula and sprained ankle. Have burning sensation at fracture site and ankle. Is this normal?
Yes: It is normal to have pain at the site of injury. With a broken fibula ; presumed ligament tears at the ankle, surgical stabilization is common. Be sure to discuss w/ur ortho doc. ...Read more
See below: Sounds like you have coccydynia or 'tailbone pain'. This can occur with trauma to the tail bone, abnormally positioned coccyx, or poor sitting posture. Try using a good lumbar support to help shift your pelvis forward. This will put the pressure on your ischium. (bottom part of pelvic bone), and will shift the weight off of your coccyx (tailbone). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
6-12 weeks: The time it takes for your clavicle or collarbone to heal depends on several factors: 1) the location of the fracture, i.e. In middle or at the end of the bone 2) the alignment of the broken ends 3) your age - children heal more quickly than adults (who may need up to 12 weeks). Treatment is conservative and include a splint to keep your shoulder from moving, a sling for your arm and pain meds. ...Read more
Bump on middle of tibia. Attached to bone. Skin pigment over site is darkened. X 6mo. Aching feeling of tibia bone periodically?
My nasal bone was itchy so I scratch it very deep and hard with my fingernail. I did it 30 times and my nose hurt afterward. Did I fracture it?
I had an ankle fracture/dislocation 10 years ago, and had surgery to reduce, fixed with a series of screws. My ankle is now frequenlty warm and itchy.?
A mole has appeared on the bone at top of my neck being there bout a week now and is itchy its round and brown?
After tibea plateau reconstruction with synthetic bone, a plate & 7 screws on 4-10-14 I still have ltd flexion and have developed an itchy rash?
Yes. I believe its -: Due to the skin cells under a cast or a splint, which accumulate under the cast/splint, causing itching. Normally without such covering, the skin cells fall off, during normal activities. After the fx heals and cast is removed, with normal washing, the skin cells are removed, so itching decreases in a few days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A point on my elbow's bone was itchy when I've touched it for days. Today, I found a grain-sized lump on that area still itchy, what should I do?
Insect bite?: Sounds like a bug bite. Try topical benadryl (diphenhydramine) lotion. If it is not hot or painful or you have fecer or redness streaks going up your arm it is probably that and nothing worse If it is not better in a few days see your doc. Also avoid fragrance in soaps. lotions, etc., or harsh soaps ill better, because these can make itching worse (or be the cause) ...Read more
I have been having a dull itchy sensation in my upper back,not on the skin but inside,under the bones between the shoulder even.Especially at night!
Should strain: The muscles that connect your shoulder blade to your back are likely irritated. ...Read more
I have a terrible rash in between my buttux and it's been there a while its at the bottom of my tail bone with white flaky skin it's itchy?
Why come when I have a full bladder I get a werid deep itchy feeling that burns if scratch it over my pubic bone? Could hernia produce these syntopms
No: No the itchy feeling caused by the skin and pubic hai in the area that might been aggravated by stretching of the skin that was caused by a full bladder. If you do not shave ,shave that area first and the apply first hydrocortisone cream and after few days alternating it with skin lotion. Not better see your doctor ...Read more
I have 2 small red dots on the end of my collar bones. It’s not itchy or in pain. I have prominent collar bones but never had this.
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. However, from what you described, you may watch and wait. If any of the dots more than doubles in size, ulcerates, bleeds or lymph glands in your armpit become large, or you get fever, see a doctor.
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Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more
After being in the sun (spf 50+) horrible itchy, painful, feeling in bones or under skin. Like something is crawling and scratching. Any ideas?
Not sure: If you have not used the sunscreen multiple times in the past you may be allergic to it. On the other hand you may also be allergic to the sun and the sunscreen is not preventing this reaction. I would see a dermatologist who does photo testing to see what the problem is. I also wonder if a rheumatologist might have an answer. ...Read more
I'm constantly experiencing an itchy feeling I'm my knees along with this the bones are beginning to touch which makes it so hard to exercise well?
My whole body is very sour, my whole bones hurt, i feel pains all over,i cant even bend down well n also ma body is very itchy.what may be the cause?
Pain & Itchiness: 19 year old lady with a past medical history of skin darkening, yeast infections and abortion. Have you done a pregnancy test? You need a full medical history and exam. Melasma or darkening of the skin may occur during pregnancy. Severe pain can be due to musculoskeletal conditions or internal problems. Itchiness dry skin, infections, reactions. Please visit a doctor as soon as possible. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plant juice, maybe: There are several things that could cause such a rash, especially if the rash is only on one side, not both sides. Shingles is a possibility. I'd expect clusters of small blisters to develop in that case. A contact rash from a plant or chemical, either alone or combined with sun exposure could cause this. Even bacterial infections, like impetigo or fungal infections, like ringworm, are possible. ...Read more
I have an itchy and suction kind of pain just below the last chest bone and inside the chest on the left side only what should I do?
I broke my rt tib/fib badly a year ago may 12th. The bone has not healed, I have had a itchy, burny patch over incs. Area, what is it? Noone knows
Need more info: The most important thing you you to do is return to your family physician for an exam. Rib fractures usually heal within a reasonable time without sequelae. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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
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