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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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I m 22 years old i have pain in bones specially in joints and muscles of back and shoulders, which disease its related to?tnx in advance for repliers

I m 22 years old i have pain in bones specially  in joints and muscles of back and shoulders, which disease its related to?tnx in advance for repliers

Difficult to answer: There are a great number of disease processes which may cause pain in the bones, joints, and muscles such as you describe. The most common causes are benign such as temporary inflammation, injuries, viral infections, or medication side-effects. Unfortunately, without a physical examination and in-depth history it is impossible to determine what the issue may be. ...Read more

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May I have some kind of connective tissue disease?My every bone makes small movement in my joints. Whole body is affected in year. Subluxates all over

May I have some kind of connective tissue disease?My every bone makes small movement in my joints. Whole body is affected in year. Subluxates all over

Without knowledge -: -of Ur case, it's hard 2 even hazard a guess. If U have not Bn worked up, I would rec U start with a visit 2 Ur orthopedic surgeon. If needed, U will B referred 2 a more specific specialist. ...Read more

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I have contact with many girls for sex so iam suffering from some kind of sex disease. Symptoms are small dot wound in penis and bone joint pain.

I have contact with many girls for sex so iam suffering from some kind of sex disease. Symptoms are small dot wound in penis and bone joint pain.

STD or normal penis?: I often ask my patients in this same situation if they know how many stds there are and how many are potentially deadly. Then I have them learn how to prevent an std. Now, given your symptom it does not sound like an std unless it is herpes. Syphilis causes a large open sore. The joint pain could be disseminated gonorrhea but this is rare. ...Read more

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Can autoimmune disease create bone pain, not only joint pain? Feels like someone's hitting me with a hammer in my bones randomly follow by dull pain

Can autoimmune disease create bone pain, not only joint pain? Feels like someone's hitting me with a hammer in my bones randomly follow by dull pain

Unusual: I presume that you are not on any statin drug which can cause bone pain. Have joint hypermobility also makes you more prone to get joint problems but not the bone itself. Have your seen an orthopedist or rheumatologist? I note that you are not on calcium supplement. Do you have any risk factor for osteoporosis? ...Read more

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What autoimmune diseases can cause severe pain in most of a persons bones/muscles/joints? ANA was normal, so PCP says not Lupus. I need suggestions.

What autoimmune diseases can cause severe pain in most of a persons bones/muscles/joints? ANA was normal, so PCP says not Lupus. I need suggestions.

Polyarthritis: Several diseases and conditions can cause polyarthritis. I would suggest you make an immediate in-person appointment with a Rheumatologist to evaluate the range of motion of your joints, any joint changes related to a myriad of causes. Don't guess at your problem. Physicians are taught to diagnose based on your medical history, chief complaint, laboratory tests and imaging. Good luck. ...Read more

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Cortisone inj. Today in rt. Shoulder at jt. For tendonitis. This eve. I have sign. Pain moving rt. Arm. Ice? Ys in december show degenerative joint disease with bone spurs from neck down length of back and right shoulder. Decreased rom with some pain

Cortisone inj. Today in rt. Shoulder at jt.  For tendonitis.  This eve. I have sign.  Pain moving rt. Arm.  Ice? Ys in december show degenerative joint disease with bone spurs from neck down length of back and right shoulder.  Decreased rom with some pain

You : You can try ice and advil (ibuprofen) (if you have no reasons you can't take advil (ibuprofen)), but if the pain persists or you have any fever or redness then you must call your orthopedist immediately for evaluation to be sure you aren't having a reaction or an infection. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats bone and joint injuries and disorders/?

What type of doctor treats bone and joint injuries and disorders/?

Depends on the cause: Bone or joint injuries are usually treated by orthopedic surgeons, although non-surgical treatments can be done by family physicians, general internists, and physiatrists (physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists.) if arthritis is involved, especially if it is rheumatoid arthritis, then a rheumatologist will usually treat this disorder. ...Read more

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My rheumatologist ordered a EMG/NVC. What disorders does this diagnose and does it hurt? Pain is in joints n bones like when I got a neupagin shot

My rheumatologist ordered a EMG/NVC. What disorders does this diagnose and does it hurt? Pain is in joints n bones like when I got a neupagin shot

EMG Test: Renee: Your doctor has ordered electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction velocity (NCV) testing to evaluate the electrical activity of muscles and nerves. For example, carpal tunnel syndrome (median nerve compromised at the wrist joint) can present in RA and this is often confirmed with EMG / NCV. Also, EMG/NCV is used to assess spine related nerve problems. The test can is mildly uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Is having joint dislocation a muscle, bone, or joint disorder?

Is having joint dislocation a muscle, bone, or joint disorder?

Joint dislocation: A joint dislocation involves the joint, capsule, and possible boney fracture or avulsion. Depending upon displacement, nerve, muscle, and tendons may be involved as well. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can you treat bone and joint injuries?

How can you treat bone and joint injuries?

Many ways: This is a very broad question that cannot be covered very well in this limited space. Depends on the injury, the location, the type and the severity. You will have to be evaluated and a plan of care prescribed. ...Read more

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What exactly is joint health and bone health?

What exactly is joint health and bone health?

See details: These are really not clinical or medical terms. It has been used to promote supplements often of little proven value. ...Read more

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What could the pain in my joints and bones indicate?

Can mean many things: Pain in joints can mean many things depending on the duration and associated symptoms. From acute viral or bacterial illness, arthritis , vitamin d deficiency to more serious problems like leukemia and bone disorders. I recommend you see a primary care provider asap. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of exercise on bones and joints?

What are the health effects of exercise on bones and joints?

It depends on the: Type of exercise. All exercise can lead to some element of "wear and tear" changes. But weight bearing exercise like walking or resistance training can also serve to improve or at least keep bone density stable. Yoga can serve to improve flexibility and joint position awareness. Swimming is great for those with arthritis and provides a great total body work out. ...Read more

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What does early cystic changes on a bone (not a joint) mean?

What does early cystic changes on a bone (not a joint) mean?

Bone cysts: are for the most part benign but should be evaluated especially in WEIGHT BEARING bones (fracture issues) See a Board Certified Orthopedist for an opinion! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What are the causes of sudden-onset one-sided joint or bone pain?

What are the causes of sudden-onset one-sided joint or bone pain?

Injury would be the : Foremost cause of this problem. Otherwise a fracture of a weakened bone (called pathological fx) due to any cause, like a cyst, which can occur with slightest of an injury (which normally would not cause a fx). Another possibility could be referred pain from the spine. See your orthopod. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more