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Does Losing Weight Quickly Cause Your Bones To Crack
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
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
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
I have been having thigh pain for about a month that is worse in the morning, I am breastfeeding and losing weight but now worried about bone cancer?
I had symptoms since one year ago. 1.Losing weight without trying 2.easy bleeding 3.easy bruising 4.recurrent nosebleed 5.tiny red spots in my skin 6.excessive sweating 7.bone pain?
Need to see doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
TMJ: Could be temporomandibular joint dysfunction. You need to see a dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more
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
Pain in my tail bone & it feels like it needs to crack! Always only on my left side and sometimes causes me to lean back and limp when walking.?
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
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
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?
Bone healed in 5 th metatarsal fracture. Does nerve damage cause swelling & pain in foot ankle leg thigh and my hip? Ankle cracks some painfull
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
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
My 5 year old is loosing weight she weighs 18.6kg! She did have the flu in the past 2weeks. She is also has cracks on the side of her lips? Cold sore?
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
A bone in only my right hip cracks every time rotate it outwards. Do you think there is something wrong with it?
Cracking noise!: No; there is nothing wrong!Get a more detailed answer ›
I sat up from bed and I heard a pop near my tailbone. Ever since, when I lie on my back, the bone at the top of my butt crack pokes the floor.
Coccyx: You may have dislocated your coccyx. An x-ray should reveal it. If so, it can be treated with reduction or resection if it booths you. ...Read more
I believe I may have a cyst on my upper butt check near the crack where it is mainly bone. Nothing is visible but a lot of pain. Do I have a cyst?
I have osteoporosis and by xor at say my son is cracked and my bones are starting to splinter can I do something to fix them I'm in so much pain. Thx.
Hi, I cracked my L1 bone last year. It is not deadly, I can do anything as healthy people. 13 month passed can go to gym? How is it's condition can be
Yes: However start any kind of activity easy in order to avoid a muscle spasms ...Read more
Hi, my upper back cracks every time I try to straighten it. It doesn't hurt but it almost feels as if bones were rubbing against each other. What is t?
Facet arthropathy: There are a number of possibilities, among the more common is facet arthropathy, which is an early degeneration of the facet joints. Facet joints are posterior joints that stabilize the spine. ...Read more
Painful? See dr: If it is painful see a doctor, if it's not painful then don't be too concerned, some people have joints that make noises. ...Read more
Tylenol (acetaminophen) of Advil: Acetaminophen (if you don't have liver disease), a NSAID such as advil 400-600mg or Aleve (naproxen) (1or 2 every 12 hours. If you are older or have kidney disease take the smaller dose of NSAID or none at all. If you are older, the pain is from an injury, has a fever or any weakness or numbness then you should see your doctor for imaging studies or urine tests. Calcium is a good supplement to take. ...Read more
Have I cracked my bone a crate was dropped on it when I was crate staking now painfully to touch and keeps getibg hot foot feels funney to.
Foot fracture: You need an Xray.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: This is fairly common. Cracking occurs through an articulation between the sternum and manubrium. No pain, no problem. ...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