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Can Your Bones Be Inflamed
Not really: The tissues around the eye, such as the conjunctiva, can become swollen with fluid, but the eyeball itself does not really change in size (the exception is in infants, where the eye can enlarge with high pressure). If the eye is protruding, as in thyroid disease, it may appear swollen or enlarged. The the eyelid on the other side is droopy, the normal eye might also appear relatively enlarged. ...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
Inflamed gums are : Most commonly caused by gingivitis and periodontitis, two forms of gum disease, the first being the milder form. However, inflamed gums can also be due to vitamin deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, some autoimmune diseases, diabetes, mouth breathing, medications, allergies, as well as bacterial, fungal and viral infections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many -see a dentist: There are many potential causes... Periodontal disease, root canal abcess, wisdom teeth infections, food or other impaction, diabetes, herpetic gingivostomatitis, pyogenic granuloma, reaction to medication such as Dilantin or calcium channel blockers, allergic reactions...see a dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
Which lymph nodes of the neck would be affected by sarcoid? Would you be able to feel that they are enlarged?
Sarcoidosis: Neck node enlargement from sarcoid is rare and if it is there, you can feel it. See an ENT doctor to r/o sacoidosis in your nose. ...Read more
Usually they are in-: -the front of the neck, not behind. If there's lumps in & around Ur C-spine they R not lymph nodes. ...Read more
Can inflammation of the bowels and backache be caused by insufficient cortisone levels? If so what can be done to rectify this?
If you have arthritis in the spine, can you get pain in your head bones too, and the bones behind your ears?
Yes: You are probably experiencing referred pain from the neck. ...Read more
What can be done to fix torn ligaments in your fingers or thumb. Because its very painful. Also..What medicines can be taken for relief?
Depends: It depends on the degree of the tear (partial of complete), the position of the bones against each other, the degree of the diasthasis (separation). Simple tears may be treated with buddy taping or finger splints, whereas complex ones may require surgical correction. Simple analgesics such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen/naproxen are usually enough to subdue the pain. ...Read more
Can a bone be broken in the mouth causing it to be swelled up without teeth being cracked or broken?
Can adrenal gland problems can cause you to have bone pain? If so, which problems can cause bone pain?
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