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What to do if i fractured my pubic bone?

What to do if i fractured my pubic bone?

Tincture of time...: Pelvic bone is a VERY stable bone and surrounded by multiple tough ligaments and fascial bands. IF can be painful because many of you thigh and hamstring muscles attach to it. Typically treated with time, pain control and progressive walking as you can tolerate. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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Fractured sesamoid bone? What does that mean?

Fractured sesamoid bone? What does that mean?

Broken your sesamoid: Two very small sesamoids (about the size of corn) are found in the underside of the forefoot near the great toe, one on the outer side of the foot and the other closer to the middle of the foot. Like other bones, sesamoids can break (fracture). It is common among ballet dancers, runners and baseball catchers. ...Read more

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How can you tell if i fractured a sesamoid bone?

How can you tell if i fractured a sesamoid bone?

X-rays: Get x-rays and make sure they do a comparision with the opposite side foot. ...Read more

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Can broken or fractured bones heal by themselves ?

Can broken or fractured bones heal by themselves ?

Broken / Fractures: do heal by themselves BUT you need to make sure that they are in place to heal properly. If out of alignment you will have problems. Please see a doctor. Do not let them heal w/out seeing a doctor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can i tell if my son has a fractured mastoid bone?

How can i tell if my son has a fractured mastoid bone?

If you son sustained: blunt trauma to the temporal bone or piercing trauma to the ear, take him to a hospital-based Emergency Room immediately where physicians can examine him, obtain needed radiographic studies & call in any surgeons needed, like an ENT specialist &/or neurosurgeon, depending on the findings. Do not delay. The doctors will tell you what needs to be done after they assess & stabilize him. ...Read more

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My talus bone hurts! do you think I might have fractured or broke it?

My talus bone hurts! do you think I might have fractured or broke it?

Depends: Did you have a traumatic event recently. Talus sits under the ankle and doesn't usually fracture unless you have a high velocity injury. You may just have arthritis in the ankle joint. See specialist for x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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Subsequent to sex and it still hurts. Could I have fractured my pubic bone?

Subsequent to sex and it still hurts. Could I have fractured my pubic bone?

Unlikely: This is pretty unlikely. It takes a lot of force (most commonly, a car accident or a significant fall) to fracture a pubic bone, so unless you think there was that much force, i wouldn't worry about a fracture. More likely it's just inflammed. ...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