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Doctor insights on: Can You Have Osteochondroma On Your L5

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Can you have osteochondroma on your l5?

Can you have osteochondroma on your l5?

Yes: Osteochondromas usually occur around the knee. They are rare, but do occur in the spine. When they do , they usually occur in the neck. So an osteochondroma arising from L5 is quite rare, but a described entity. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteochondroma (Definition)

Benign boney cartilage outgrowth from long bone. There are different classifications of osteochondromas. Multiple osteochondromas can be associated with vascular ...Read more


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Could you get cancer on your knee?

Could you get cancer on your knee?

Yes: There are several ways to have this happen: primary tumor of the bones (ewings sarcoma for example, mostly in young people) bone metastases to the region primary tumor(s) of the connective tissue (adult sarcoma) skin cancer in the region leukemia with disease in the marrow and there are others... It is a relatively rare presentation. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a cyst on your ovary?

How can you tell if you have a cyst on your ovary?

Ultrasound: Ob/Gyn doctors can perform a non-invasive test called an ultrasound which uses high frequency sound waves to get a picture of what is going on inside the body, including detecting cysts. ...Read more

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How do you tell your parents you have a red bump on your penis like a cyst or ingrown hair, nervous on how to tell them. By the way I have not had sex?

How do you tell your parents you have a red bump on your penis like a cyst or ingrown hair, nervous on how to tell them. By the way I have not had sex?

See your doctor: Since you have not had sex, you don't have any worry about STD causing the bump, so you don't have to be embarrassed to ask what could cause this. Are you worried that your parents would over react? Just assure them that you have not had sex, and to take you to the doctor so you can learn what it is and what can be done to treat it. Telling the truth works most of the time :) ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible for your bones to break on their own?

Can you explain if it's possible for your bones to break on their own?

If demineralized: It depends on mineralization of bones.. Very osteoporotic bones are subjected to insufficiency fractures. Trivial or unrecognized trauma can cause them to fracture ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if you are a carrier of fragile x, will your son have higher chances of down syndrome?

Can you tell me what you suggest if you are a carrier of fragile x, will your son have higher chances of down syndrome?

Unrelated: Fragile x and down syndrome are unrelated conditions. Down syndrome is due to an extra copy of chromosome 21, most typically trisomy 21. Most cases of fragile x are due to a mutation of the fmr1 gene which is located on the x chromosome. ...Read more

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Can you get a cyst on your penis? How would you treat a cyst on your penis?

Can you get a cyst on your penis? How would you treat a cyst on your penis?

Sure: You can get a cyst on your penis. The treatment would depend on the diagnosis of the type of lesion/cyst it was. Get it checked out, best wishes. ...Read more

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How often on average can you have your period if your pregnant?

How often on average can you have your period if your pregnant?

Can't: Vaginal bleeding is possible for several reasons when pregnant, but you cannot have a menstrual period at all while pregnant, not possible. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about hpv? If your told you have it are you doomed to have it the rest of your life and give it to everyone your with?

Can you tell me about hpv? If your told you have it are you doomed to have it the rest of your life and give it to everyone your with?

HPV can clear: Anogenital HPV infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Most infections are subclinical and clear spontaneously within 2 years. Persistent infection with high-risk types of HPV is associated with development of cervical cancer, with more than 12 000 new cases and 4000 deaths attributed to HPV annually in the United States. From Pediatric Red Book ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can your doctor diagnose you with having scar tissue or adhesions on or around your ovaries?

Can you tell me how can your doctor diagnose you with having scar tissue or adhesions on or around your ovaries?

Take a look: A doc can give a presumptive diagnosis, followed by recommendation for procedure to confirm diagnosis. Adhesion is very common and over used as a source of pain. Typically a surgery to look inside, see the adhesion, resect them or make an additional diagnosis is definitive. Okay to have a risk/benefit discussion with your doc about this. Take a friend. Be well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to tell if you have a small or large bone frame without doing that wrap ur fingers around your wrist?

Can you tell me how to tell if you have a small or large bone frame without doing that wrap ur fingers around your wrist?

Somewhat: In general, if the wrist is much greater around than you or a large handed person can grasp and touch fingers, suggests relatively large frame. ...Read more

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If you are a registered organ donor will your family have first dibs on your organs if they need them?

If you are a registered organ donor will your family have first dibs on your organs if they need them?

Yes: In some states, donors and donor families may specify who can receive cadaver organs. If you have a friend or family member who specifically needs an organ, your wishes can give them priority over those in the general waiting pool. ...Read more

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If you have sickle cell anemia, what are the chances you'll pass it on to your children?

If you have sickle cell anemia, what are the chances you'll pass it on to your children?

Depends: If your partner does not carry the gene, all your babies would be carriers. If your partner is a carrier, the risk is 50% with any pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you advise me if having birthmarks at the age of 16?

Dermatologist: as there is not really a question her and what type of birthmarks are you talking about,see a dermatologist ...Read more

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How can you tell if hives on my 5 yo's face are impitego?

How can you tell if hives on my 5 yo's face are impitego?

Crusty vs raised skn: Impetigo is an infection of the upper layers of the skin that tends to have a crusty, thick scale or blister quality.Impetgo may weep a thin serum.Hives by themselves are bumps or raised patches of thickened skin with a darker coloration but no blister or crust. Hives represent allergic reactions. ...Read more

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If you have herpes can you get the bumps on your legs?

If you have herpes can you get the bumps on your legs?

Herpes simplex: The outbreaks most commonly occur in the site of initial inoculation of the virus, but other areas can be involved. Lesions on the legs would be quite unusual but anything is possible, even when dramatically unlikely. ...Read more

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What do schools do if you have anorexia? Like if youve been diagnosed with it, and your parents phone in to tell them?

What do schools do if you have anorexia? Like if youve been diagnosed with it, and your parents phone in to tell them?

Nothing: The school is involved only if the student is suspected of being abused, cannot learn, is disruptive, chronically ill or requires educational accommodations. An eating disorder is the parents responsibility to take care of. Chronic school absenteeism from a serious eating disorder may lead to accommodations for a different learning environment (as while hospitalized). ...Read more