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Can a titanium plate keep my bones from moving?

Can a titanium plate keep my bones from moving?

Bones not joints: Titanium plates are designed to hold broken bones together. Do not confuse this with joints. Bones do not move, joints move. ...Read more

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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


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Chest pain on the right side when moving position a certain way. Have not done any hard activities or workouts. Feels like it's coming from the bone. ?

Chest pain on the right side when moving position a certain way. Have not done any hard activities or workouts. Feels like it's coming from the bone.
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Chest pain: Chest pain reliably and consistently reproducible by position, posture or palpation is usually musculoskeletal in etiology,occasionally can be due nerve irritation (shingles, disc herniation);have it be examined by a competent physician ...Read more

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What are the dangers od bone thinning through plastic surgery?

What are the dangers od bone thinning through plastic surgery?

Rare: Facial silicone implants are known to thin the bone underneath them, although this is rarely a significant problem. ...Read more

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Broken collarbone still hurts after 2 months. When does the pain start to go away. The bone still "bends" when moving the arm.

Broken collarbone still hurts after 2 months. When does the pain start to go away. The bone still "bends" when moving the arm.

Varies: It varies. Most clavicle fractures heal by 8-12 weeks, so you may be just around the corner from feeling better. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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My son broke his humerus bone on Wednesday and they put a new cast on it yesterday and it feels like its moving around. Is that normal?

My son broke his humerus bone on Wednesday and they put a new cast on it yesterday and it feels like its moving around. Is that normal?

Swelling dissipates: The acute swelling from the initial injury subsides over the first week or so. The cast would, therefore, necessarily become loose feeling during the reduction in arm swelling. Contact your treating physician's office to determine if a new cast is now indicated. ...Read more

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