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Calcium Deposit On The Arm Bone
Old infection?: This can happen after an infection. Most commonly, histoplasmosis, which can be asymptomatic. The calcifications occur after infection is gone. Old tuberculosis can have calcifications as well. The lining of the lung (pleura) can also have calcifications (plaques) from asbestos exposure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Need calcium: Hi. You need adequate calcium to promote optimal bone health. If bone is not adequately mineralized (which requires calcium and phosphate), fracture risk increases. Bone density measurement reflects bone mineralization and indirectly reflects bone strength (but there are some striking disconnects between bone density and bone strength). By your age, menopause is looming. Get adequate calcium & D. ...Read more
Bump on middle of tibia. Attached to bone. Skin pigment over site is darkened. X 6mo. Aching feeling of tibia bone periodically?
Most likely injury o: Inflammatory disease in the area.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mother has White line on shoulder bone x ray. In the middle of the bone. Shoulder pain for months?
Is moving my fingers up and down in side the cast will help healing ?Related to blood circus " commiunted fracture on 1 medial confirm bone "
The cartilage between the hip bone and the thigh bone is destroyed or eroded , can we replace the cartilage without surgery ..Like stem cell or drug?
No: That technology is not available. Platelet enriched plasma is also still experimental. ...Read more
Are nodes actually on the front of the collarbone(not clvicular nodes) but on the front of the bone? Could i be feeling veins/tissue on bone?
Could U re- ask this: as the question is not clear at all, by rephrasing it?? Thanks. ...Read more
Can a bone spur on femur be remover with the lapriscopic method of surgery? it's on right femur above knee but isnt connected to knee directly.
Anatomy: Under your collar bone is the upper portion of the chest wall and within that, the upper portion of the lung. Additionally, several blood vessels and a large complex of nerves crosses this area. ...Read more
Access: Good question. 1) bone marrow is present in multiple locations including the "long bones" (arms, legs), sternum, and hips , 2) the psis - posterior superior iliac spine (hip) is relatively flat with a thinner cortex, so is easier to access and is not near vital structures (like the heart and lungs). ...Read more
I have "small subchondral cysts in the posterolateral aspect of the humeral head." What does this mean? An 6' rod iron gate fell on my left shoulder
Benign: bone cycts ( bubbles )- not really related to trauma- may have been there for years. ...Read more
Have tendonitis of elbow, now elbow bone has become very enlarged and pointy and painful.Read somewhere its calcium buildup. what do for it, and elbow in general been already 4 months and still hurts?
You should be seen -: by your PCP so he can do a test for gout and also get an Xray, to confirm whats going on. The Tendonitis can be bothersome in some people, but they do getter better eventually. If pain meds like NSAIDs are used + therapy to stretch the tissues, a brace are not helping; then PRP shot maybe helpful. In a very small number of patients, surgery is an options after all other modalities are exhausted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calcium deposit: The saturation point is reached. go to https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ and search for more details. ...Read more
I think I have a calcium deposit in one of my tendons of the left shoulder. I have constant pain on the left side of my upper arm can not lift my arm with out the pain getting worse. More painful at night when I go to bed. fix me please?
Pain : You need to see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
I have several lumps (and keep noticing more) on my abs, legs and arms. I've also worked out a lot in my life. What could they be? Calcium deposits?
Need more info: Depends on the lumps and how they feel on exam, as well as your history. With this information there simply is not enough to guide you. You should consider seeing a physician for full evaluation - both history and physical. ...Read more
Have a nonunion fracture R ankle. Now have bone loss and weird calcium deposits. In The Fracture. How do they usually treat this?
More stuff.....: These conditions are evaluated and treated on a case by case basis. More information is needed to even discuss the possible treatment options. ...Read more
Can you explain results of CT scan right elbow for loose bodies/calcium deposits. is arthroscopic surgery my only option?
Www.usradreview.com: If you would like a second opinion on your CT study, visit www.usradreview.com ...Read more
I had achillis tendonitis 8 months ago and have a small bump on my achillis tendon that bothers me a lot. Is this a bone spur or calsium deposit ?
DXA: Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (dxa) is a machine that measures bone mineral density (bmd). Two x-ray beams with different energy levels are aimed at the patient's bones, extemely low radiation dose study. Soft tissues are subtracted from bone. The testing measures the bone density or mineral content of the bones of the spine, pelvis, lower arm, and thigh. Bmd reflects calcium content. ...Read more
Calcium: should not set off a metal detector. ...Read more
Three company: Parathyroid hormone, it raises the levels of calcium in the blood through multiple pathways. The effect of the hormone calcitonin, which the c cells of your thyroid gland secrete, opposes that of parathyroid hormone. It decreases the levels of calcium in your blood by increasing the deposition of calcium in the bones. Vitamin d causes absorption of calcium from the intestine. ...Read more
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