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I'm losing weight on my head. My eye bones are showing and my cheek bones are poking out kinda far. Pluse my head got smaller. I do not do crack. I smoke weed and cigarettes. And I big below my neck everything is normal.?

I'm losing weight on my head. My eye bones are showing and my cheek bones are poking out kinda far. Pluse my head got smaller. I do not do crack. I smoke weed and cigarettes. And I big below my neck everything is normal.?

Get checked out: There is a couple of different medical problems that could explain your situation. However, you will need to have a complete physical and probably lab tests to determine the cause. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Can losing weight display more facial bone structure?

Can losing weight display more facial bone structure?

Yes: Just like any other part of your body your face "gains weight" your facial structure can become more defined with weight loss. ...Read more

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No reason losing weight and around stomach or belly area cracked body?

No reason losing weight and around stomach or belly area cracked body?

M.D. visit: If you are experiencing bone pain and wt loss, you should have a complete blood count, imaging and an evaluation by your physician. ...Read more

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What could cause your breast bone to crack?

What could cause your breast bone to crack?

Rib-breastbone joint: Cracking a joint moves the parts of the joint, with the cracking noise coming from cartilage surfaces sliding, from movement of a little air-space from one place in the joint to another, or from some other non-traumatic event. A person with no joint pains before or after cracking a joint is probably not damaging the joint. A doctor can evaluate pain or stiffness associated with cracking noises. ...Read more

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Fractures of c1 and c2, bones show vertical cracks. After over 15 weeks there is no evidence of healing and no known situation or condition to cause?

Fractures of c1 and c2, bones show vertical cracks. After over 15 weeks there is no evidence of healing and no known situation or condition to cause?

Interesting...: Did you have any trauma to cause the fracture? Healing depends on your age, other medical problems, and degree of displacement with the fractures and whether or not you were immobilized (e.g. Collar etc.) and bone quality. Many fractures usually heal within 3 months if only minimally displaced and immobilized. Key things to know is whether you are symptomatic (pain, neuro deficit) or unstable. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to have high prolactin levels caused by risperdal? I know it causes low bone density. Can my bones crack? Will taking calcium help this problem? If yes how much calcium? Thank you

Is it dangerous to have high prolactin levels caused by risperdal? I know it causes low bone density. Can my bones crack? Will taking calcium help this problem? If yes how much calcium? Thank you

Mostly yes.: There is a connection between high Prolactin levels and Osteoporosis, or low bone density which puts one at risk for fractures. Calcium can help protect your bones but first, stop the Risperdal if possible. Calcium replacement is therapeutic at 1500 mg. Daily, or depending on your Calcium level. Vit D levels should also be done and Vit. D replacement is done accordingly. ...Read more

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Fell with impact outside left ankle. Swelling no better with RICE. Pain with weight bearing. Age 50 female with sjogrens disease. If bone is cracked?

Fell with impact outside left ankle. Swelling no better with RICE. Pain with weight bearing. Age 50 female with sjogrens disease. If bone is cracked?

See your doctor: Have you tried an air cast? There may be a fracture. The only way to know is to have your doctor order appropriate radiographic tests. He/she can also treat your pain. It sounds like you need to make a trip to your doctor or to an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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My mother have been loosing weight the last year, she is down to 46 KG now. They did scan's, blood work and colonoscopy, found nothing wrong, she eats healthy but is still loosing weight. She is not ill, just complains about her bones hurting.

My mother have been loosing weight the last year, she is down to 46 KG now. They did scan's, blood work and colonoscopy, found nothing wrong, she eats healthy but is still loosing weight. She is not ill, just complains about her bones hurting.

Keep investigating.: Investigation into cause needs to continue here. Her weight loss sounds significant, and she does have symptoms which could be targeted for testing. Unintentional weight loss could be a harbinger of a significant underlying issue which needs to be elucidated. Her bone pain may be the hint that we need to solidify a diagnosis. ...Read more

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My 5yr old is loosing weight she weighs 18.6kg. She had the flu 2 weeks ago! She also has a crack/ sore on the side of her lips?

My 5yr old is loosing weight she weighs 18.6kg. She had the flu 2 weeks ago! She also has a crack/ sore on the side of her lips?

Weight loss: She has lost weight because of the flu and the sore on the side of her lip. Things should improve once she is well. You can get the hi-calorie drinks available from ross laboratories or mead johnson. ...Read more

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When my neck cracks am I hearing bones cracking?

When my neck cracks am I hearing bones cracking?

Not usually: What you are hearing is commonly due to the pressure and motion within those joints. ...Read more

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My bones often crack when I squat or do pull ups. Any advice?

Don't worry: As long as you don't have pain, this is probably normal. If you do have pain or feel like your joints are locking or are not stable, then you should see a doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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Could having cadaver bone be causing my neck to crack frequently?

Could having cadaver bone be causing my neck to crack frequently?

Doubt it: Cracking has nothing to do with whether the graft is cadaver or not. It may have to do with the way it is positioned in your neck and the way your adjacent structures relate to it, but there is so much chance you would have had cracking had it been a different graft put in. ...Read more

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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