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Dr. Walter Husar
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Fracture (Definition)

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


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What is the longest recovery period for a broken bone?

What is the longest recovery period for a broken bone?

Varies: We in medicine frequently see non-union fractures, or fractures that just never heal. It depends on the type of fracture, your unique medical challenges, age, and usage. Most fractures have formed a good bone callus in 6-8 weeks. Healing then proceeds over the next 4-6 months with bone remodeling, in most typical limb fractures. ...Read more

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I have dull pain in Rt lower abdomen between periods seems like ovary pain, also pain abov pubic bone for many days, its annoying, is it ok? +late periods

I have dull pain in Rt lower abdomen between periods seems like ovary pain, also pain abov pubic bone for many days, its annoying, is it ok? +late periods

Consider HPT: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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Can a cold cause a late period?

Can a cold cause a late period?

Extremely unlikely: I'd consider other causes of a late period. ...Read more

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Could crash diet be causing late period?

Could crash diet be causing late period?

A/W Dr. Munshower: Yes, rapid or extreme weight loss or being markedly underweight can cause this. ...Read more

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When shld I worry about having a late period?

When shld I worry about having a late period?

When it is late (if: You have been sexually active). Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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18 days late period, is this normal or abnormal?

18 days late period, is this normal or abnormal?

Late: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can exercising cause a late period and if so how late?

Can exercising cause a late period and if so how late?

Endurance athletes w: Very low body fat, women who are over-exercising (esp with weight loss) or acute, marked ^ in exercise can cause late periods of variable duration. ...Read more

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Late period plus it was short and very dark. Indications?

Late period: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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How to force start your late period? It is late by 10 days...

Prescription: A prescription for a Progesterone medication can "prime" the uterus for a period. You'll need to contact your physician. ...Read more

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What are some things that can cause you to have a late period?

What are some things that can cause you to have a late period?

Late: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Welcome. I have a strange question. I have late period and did not know what to do?

Welcome. I have a strange question. I have late period and did not know what to do?

Late Period: Many things can upset the hormones enough to make your period late. One is pregnancy. If you are sexually active, this could be the reason. A new rigorous exercise routine, and even some simple stress can be enough to disturb your hormones to make you late. If you are concerned, you may want to discuss it with your physician, but most of the time it will straiten itself out. ...Read more

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Can cervicitis cause a late period?

Can cervicitis cause a late period?

Unlikely: Cervicitis is inflammation of the cervix, that can cause spotting and an ususual discharge. It is unlikely to change when your period starts or stops. The timing of your period is more related to your hormones. ...Read more

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12 days late period because of plan b?

12 days late period because of plan b?

PlanB: Yes planB can disrupt the normal menstrual period.it may take weeks before you will have a normal period ...Read more

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Does excess estrogen causes late period?

Does excess estrogen causes late period?

Sometimes: It is especially prevalent among 40+ year old women who are no longer ovulating regularly, and the period is delayed and finally comes at 40 to 50 days due to estrogen withdrawal bleeding. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of the late period?

What is the side effect of the late period?

Side effect or cause: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Late period after colposcapy? Doesn't make sense.

Late period after colposcapy? Doesn't make sense.

Unrelated: Probably unrelated to the colposcopy; back to the usual suspects. First is are you pregnant? ...Read more

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Is being sick one of the factors of a late period?

Is being sick one of the factors of a late period?

Yes: Any kind of stress can keep you from ovulating and miss a period: Sickness, training for a marathon, dieting etc. Best wishes! ...Read more

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By using susten tablet can we get late period? Why

By using susten tablet can we get late period? Why

Progesterone: Susten is. Micronized Progesterone at 46 you should be having regular cycles sometimes use Progesterone if cycles are delayed. ...Read more

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Late period but then came but lighter then usually?

OK: This can sometimes be a normal variant to periods. If the periods continue to be erratic and change in consistency, then see the GYN for a routine eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have late period when having a gardasil shot?

Is it normal to have late period when having a gardasil shot?

No relationship: Just because the Gardasil shot prevents infection by viruses that cause genital warts and some cervical cancers doesn't mean Gardasil has any effects on menstrual periods, PMS, sex, pregnancy, etc... The vaccine has no relationship to menstrual periods. The shot is given in the arm, and the antibodies are made by the immune system to offer protection throughout the body, not just at the genitals. ...Read more

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What are some reasons, besides stress, for my gf's late period?

What are some reasons, besides stress, for my gf's late period?

Pregnancy: Top 3 answers are "pregnancy"
other causes: hormonal, birth control pills (skipping the placebo week or taking seasonale or Depo-Provera shots for example)
anorexia
thyroid imbalance. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant having a late period?

Can you still be pregnant having a late period?

Possibly: Pregnancy can be present with all kinds of abnormal bleeding patterns. A pregnancy test will tell. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm paranoid, possibly late period.?

If worried: Because your period is late & you are sexually active - take a pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more

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Is this a late period a sign of hormonal imbalance?

Is this a late period a sign of hormonal imbalance?

Possibly: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Broken Bone (Definition)

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 (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