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Chemo And Bone Pain
I'm 8 days out from round 1 of chemo, had a neulasta (pegfilgrastim) shot day 2, took Claritin 2 days pre- through 3 days post- chemo, but now have severe bone pain?
Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more
I completed chemo in sept radiation in dec. For breast cancer now have deep bone pain in elbows & wrists, pain under right upper rib cage. Normal?
Sweats extr. Fatigue bone pain all over teeth hurt Bruising. Past hodgkins chemo/radiation 2a, Doc in 6days. Scared of leukemia.2 worried? Or poss?
I agree: I hope it is not leukemia but this is a realistic concern. Can you get seen sooner?
Over use injury: Shin splints are a type of "overuse injury" to the legs. The pain is characteristic and located on the outer edge of the mid region of the leg next to the shinbone (tibia). It can be extreme and halt workouts. The diagnosis requires a careful focused examination.
Many: Could be many reasons and x-ray is a very important part of the diagnosis. Specially in females there is a condition called osteitis_pubis, could be due to due to trauma of the pelvis, urinary bladder pathology can give pelvic pain too. In male prostate problems can produce that pain. Some other test such as bone scan can be helpful.
Go see a doctor: You need to see a physician who can examine you to determine the cause of this pain. He may need to do some x-rays of the bones if he suspects it is something serious but it may be plane old arthritis which can go away with medication. But a visit to a physician is what you need to do if the pain has persisted for more than 3-4 weeks.
It is possible: Yes it can happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hard to know: First, I wonder if it's really bone pain. Stabbing pain often comes from nerves, while bone pain is often more achy. Either way, it could be from normal wear and tear of your body as you age, or from something more serious like cancer. Only a healthcare provider who examines you can make this diagnosis. See someone! Good luck.See 1 more doctor answer
I started having increased bone pain with pre menapause symptoms is this normal and what can I do for it?
I have bone pain all over like staving burning sanction, I dount go one day without this pain can someone know the cause of this? Please help thanks
This sounds like a: A potential medical problem like a thyroid condition or a even autoimmune process. An infectious etiology could be a possibility. You need to get checked by your doctor.
ManyCausesOfBackPain: True 'bone' pain would be tumors, fractures, osteoporosis, etc. Most back pain, though, is due to other factors like muscle spasm, disc, ligament, or nerve injury.A good history & phys. Incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide some answers. Test may be needed. Manipulation, meds, acupuncture, prolotherapy, neuroprolotherapy & many other treatments are available & may help.
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