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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?

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?

Neulasta (pegfilgrastim): You don't mention what chemotherapy you are receiving, or why you are receiving it, however, Neulasta (pegfilgrastim) commonly causes bone pain for several days after it is injected. Talk to your oncologist or the nursing staff about this. ...Read more

Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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Bone Pain (Definition)

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


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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?

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?

Potentially: You would certainly want to let your doctor know. But because many drugs used in chemotherapy affect rapidly dividing cells, it is not uncommon for many of them to be associated with some degree of bone pain. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What causes chin bone pain?

What causes chin bone pain?

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. ...Read more

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Why do you have pubic bone pain?

Why do you have pubic bone pain?

Some you ijury to it: Or arthritis or infection or fracture, all cause pain. ...Read more

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What causes mild pubic bone pain?

What causes mild pubic bone pain?

Inflamation of the: There is a joint in the middle of the pubic bone some time get inflamed. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pubic bone pain?

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. ...Read more

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Can very low ferritin alone cause bone pain?

No: However, erythroid hyperplasia due to iron deficiency anemia may in fact be part of the explanation. Has your vitamin d level been checked? Parathyroid hormone? Kidney status? ...Read more

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I am having shoulder and coller bone pain. Help?

I am having shoulder and coller bone pain. Help?

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. ...Read more

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I am suffering from bone pain, could it be osteoporosis?

OP and pain.: Osteoporosis can cause pain emanating from the bones, but other things can do that, too. Wouldn't just assume that OP is causing your pains. Do you smoke? Have stiffness of your joints? You may want to get evaluated to be sure. ...Read more

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Is bone pain from leukemia constant or does it come and go?

Is bone pain from leukemia constant or does it come and go?

Other symptoms: The chief symptom may be from anema, infection due to granulocytopenia or petechia, purpura, epestaxis rectal bleeding because thrombocythopenia.. the bone pain occasionally, off and on. ...Read more

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I have stabbing bone pain through out my body. What can it be?

I have stabbing bone pain through out my body. What can it be?

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. ...Read more

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What causes bone pain on activity had low vit d which is normal now?

What causes bone pain on activity had low vit d which is normal now?

? bone pain: Could this be joint pain caused by some early arthritis


if it persists it should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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I started having increased bone pain with pre menapause symptoms is this normal and what can I do for it?

Not normal: The most common cause of bone pain is vitamin d deficiency. This is common if you do not go in the sun or if you use sun block when you do go in the sun. Be sure that your blood level of vitamin d is above 30 ng/ml. ...Read more

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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

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. ...Read more

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How does bone pain feel like?

How does bone pain feel like?

Bone pain: Pain is very subjective and expressed in various cultures and languages differently. It also depends on the etiology of the bone pain like fracture, bone cancer and the severity of symptoms and individual prior experince with pain ...Read more

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What can be done to stop bone pain?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How can I know if pain is bone pain?

X-ray: Have an x-ray taken to see if there are any underlying bony problems. ...Read more

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What are the causes of back bone pain?

What are the causes of back bone pain?

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. ...Read more

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Is bone pain a usual symptom of hepatoma?

No: If one has hepatocellular carcinoma and now with bone pain-, work-up like bone scan should be done to rule out metastatic disease to the bone ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have bone pain?

What does it mean when you have bone pain?

Lots of things: Bone pain can mean lots of things from fractures to "growing pains" to joint problems to various infectious diseases to cancer, depending on your age, sex and other risk factors. It never hurts to see your doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have bone pain when is cold?

Most likely arthri--: Tis is present and in cold weather, one experiences pain. In some places its called rheumatism.
So most likely have some arthritis. You don't need the weatherman to tell you a cold front is on its way towards your area. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Bone pain?

Deep: 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 in the back (radiculipathy). ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do now to help ease my bone pain?

Is there anything I can do now to help ease my bone pain?

Bone pain: You ned to check why you have bone pain, wether osteoprosis or bone disease or vitamin d/ calcium defeciency or in some cases malignancy, so you please check with your pcp for certain tests and ocasionally Miacalcin (salmon calcitonin) is used for bone pain secondary to osteoprosis. ...Read more

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Bone pain, feels like a knife coming from inside the bone?

Get it checked out!: Musculoskeletal aches and pains are fairly common. Sharp stabbing bone pain is not and should be evaluated by an orthopod. ...Read more

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I mostly have back bone pain. What are the reasons for it?

I mostly have back bone pain. What are the reasons for it?

Only 3 reasons: There are only 3 reasons:
1. Muscle disorder (e.g.Muscles spasms, stiffness, stress).
2. Bone disorder (e.g. Spinal stenosis, scoliosis, spondylosis)
3. Nerve disorder (neuritis and neuralgia)
see your doctor for the back pain treatment, so you can stay moving, be active keep function. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bone pain please help! What does this mean?

What to do if I have bone pain please help! What does this mean?

Assessment: Bone pain can be due to a lot of different things, some not major problems while others serious. When you & others post a question on this web site it would help to be more specific (assuming you have sufficient space). Where is the bone pain, how long have you had it, what seems to have brought it on, what have you tried re treatment, other medical issues, pertinent family history, etc. ...Read more

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I'm 17 f, have butt bone pain. What could it be? Only on left side.

I'm 17 f, have butt bone pain. What could it be? Only on left side.

Ischial bursitis: Possibly ischial bursitis. This would be pain on either side of the two boney part that touch the chair directly below us. ...Read more

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


Dr. Devon Webster
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Chemotherapy (Definition)

The term chemotherapy typically is used to describe using chemicals to treat ...Read more