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Degenerative Bone Disease Neck
I am being sent to pain management for neck and back I have plates in neck degeneration bone disease what will they do?
Depends: The treatments available are determined by the cause and type of pain you are experiencing. The pain physician will make recommendations after reviewing your history with you, doing an exam and reviewing and/or ordering radiological imaging studies. Treatment may include medications, physical therapy and interventional procedures. Best wishes. ...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
For last 3 days a section of the left side of my tongue is completely numb. I have degenerative bone disease & degenerative arthritis in neck, back &?
See details: Do you mean degenerative joint disease? If so, there are many options. I do not know what degenerative bone disease means. ...Read more
Spine or extremities:
Degenerative disease is commonly misunderstood it does not relate to bone rather the supporting structures such cartilage or in case of spine the discs
height loss to disc deteriotion is common after 40 si it is important to preserve supporting structures such as ligaments bone and muscle maintain core body strength. Stay flexible [yoga] and maintain bone strength with calcium and vitamin d. ...Read more
Many: Depends on an accurate diagnosis and the bones involved. ...Read more
Degenerative joint disease, as the wear and tear affects the joints.
Multiple options; starting with pain meds, like the nsaids, tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis, weight reduction, daily exercises to not only keep wt down but strengthen the muscles which moves the joints, using assistive devices like a cane/stick, crutches/walker;
stronger pain meds and if nothing works the surgery.
Trip to a dr would help. ...Read more
An employer can not ask a direct? About your medical health.
If you have to undergo a physical for your job that changes the information you must reveal. ...Read more
My doctor has been prescribing to me 300mg tramadol per day for osteoarthritis and degenerative bone disease. Will this be effective in treating it?
Depends on age: SMalignant bone tumors begin in pre teens as PNET lesions ie Ewings sarcoma. This progress with age to osteogenic Sa. In older teens we see osteogenic sarcoma. Older people get enlarging lesions such as Pagets disease which converts to sarcoma. Cartilagenous tumors can be congenital or isolated as parostoeal chondrosarcomas. With many epithelial malgiancies tumors can spread to bone. ...Read more
No short answer: There are literally hundreds of primary bone or systemic (whole body) disorders that can affect bone formation, metabolism, maintenance. There are just as many benign and malignant tumors that can arise in or affect bone. Expertise in bone diseases crosses many specialties as well quite a few textbooks. ...Read more
Not enough info: It depends on the specific bone disease you mean. ...Read more
To broad a question: Bone disease? : may include genetic weakness in the formation of bone on a metabolic basis. May include infections passed during pregnancy or acquired after birth. May include cancers or cysts that develop over a lifetime. When you enter a question on the site please try to be specific. Avoid initials that may mean something to you but could apply to several conditions. ...Read more
Can you tell me if a infant has bone disease is it still possible for them to live a normal life?
What kind: There are too many differing types of bone diseases to offer a good answer to this. ...Read more
I I've been on dialysis for 12 yrs and I developed bone disease years before being on dialysis. Is it possible that my bone disease got worse?
Quite possible: There is mineral and bone disease in people who have chronic kidney disease and end stage kidney disease requiring dialysis. Maintaining calcium, phosphorus and parathyroid hormone levels are extremely important for bone health. Even otherwise there are other reasons as to why the bones may get involved in dialysis patients. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, potentially by three mechanisms: first, a percentage of patients with Crohn's disease will have an inflammatory arthritic component to it that can affect the bones; second, patients with Crohn's can have malabsorption of some of the key nutrients that make bone string; and third, some of the medications used to treat Crohn's can impact bone health. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
No quick fix: There are many different kinds of bone diseases (breaks, infections, weaknesses & metabolic problems, to name a few), but bone grows and heals slowly, so it will always take time to heal. Most important is to have correct diagnosis and treatment started as soon as possible, good nutrition and start exercising once your doctor says it is safe to do so. Good luck! ...Read more
Fibrous dysplasia: Multifocal fibrous dysplasia can affect just one side of the body. Along with abnormal areas of pigmentation and endocrine dysfunction this is known as mccune-albright syndrome. ...Read more
There are so many:
Achondroplasia (dwarf), osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bones, fragilitas ossium)
osteopetrosis (marble bone disease, osteosclerosis) hereditary multiple exotosis (osteochondromatosis) osteochondromatosis of radius and ulna.
Osteochondromatosis of humerus. Cartilage-capped solitary osteochondroma of rib. Enchondromatosis (ollier's disease). ...Read more
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