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I am being sent to pain management for neck and back I have plates in neck degeneration bone disease what will they do?

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 (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


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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 &?

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 a neurologist: For neurological examination, imaging and diagnosis. This is a serious medical condition and evaluation by a neurologist is warranted. ...Read more

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Are there any medication for degenerative bone disease?

Are there any medication for degenerative bone disease?

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

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I have a degenerative bone disease. Is there any way to restore my bones?

I have a degenerative bone disease. Is there any way to restore my bones?

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

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What are potential treatments for degenerative bone disease?

What are potential treatments for degenerative bone disease?

See below.: 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

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Do I have to reveal that I have degenerative bone disease during a job interview?

Do I have to reveal that I have degenerative bone disease during a job interview?

No: 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

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My doctor has been prescribing to me 300mg tramadol per day for osteoarthritis and degenerative bone disease. Will this be effective in treating it?

My doctor has been prescribing to me 300mg tramadol per day for osteoarthritis and degenerative bone disease. Will this be effective in treating it?

Perhaps: Tramadol is a pain reliever that is effective for some folks without being habit forming. It does not "fix" the condition. Often there is no cure, but depending on the exact condition, the drug may be a good part of a program to keep you active. ...Read more

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What are the different bone diseases?

What are the different bone diseases?

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

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What are some bone diseases or disorders?

What are some bone diseases or disorders?

A lot of them: There are a lot of bone diseases/disorders known- from trauma, inflammatory process, infections, autoimmune disease, degenerative disorder, benign tumor, malignancy, etc.
What is your specific question? ...Read more

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What bone diseases start with the letter m?

M?: M = metabolic disease? M= metastatic cancer? That's what I see most often. I'm not sure asking this question is helpful on healthtap. Finding out what the diagnosis is will likely be more meaningful than asking the medical community to perform a guessing game. ...Read more

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What are they and describe several bone diseases?

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

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How do you get tested for celiacs or bone disease?

See details: Blood tests can be done to determine the presence of celiac disease although there seem to be people with gluten sensitivity who do not test positive for celiac antibodies. To discuss testing for bone disease, you have to tell me the specific disease you have in mind. ...Read more

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Bone disease question: can it travel to other bones?

Not enough info: It depends on the specific bone disease you mean. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Bone diseases?

See below: Any disease process that affects the skeletal system. Some can be metabolic, such as osteoporosis; others can be infectious, inflammatory, traumatic, or congenital. ...Read more

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If a infant has bone disease is it still possible for them to live a normal life later?

If a infant has bone disease is it still possible for them to live a normal life later?

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

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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

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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?

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

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Crohn's disease & metabolic bone disease. Is there a relation?

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

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What is brittle bone disease called?

OI: Osteogenesis imperfecta. There are several types of the disease. Type 1 is mild disease. Type iii is the one in which people are most affected. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Describe the features of bone disease.?

Too vague: The question is too vague. Need more details. Name of disease etc. Are you concerned about infection, primary bone tumors, tumors that have spread to bone or conditions that result in poor bone or abnormal bone composition such as osteoporosis? ...Read more

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How do you cure a bone disease quickly?

How do you cure a bone disease quickly?

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

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Which bone disease affects one side of your body?

Please clarify: What do you mean by bone disease? Is there a test you had that showed something abnormal? ...Read more

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What bone disease affects only one side of your body?

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

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What are bone diseases you can be born with?

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

Dr. Michael Thompson
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Bone Diseases (Definition)

Any disease process that affects the skeletal system. Some can be metabolic, such as osteoporosis; others can be infectious, ...Read more