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Hit Nose Where Cartlidge Meets Bone
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
3 months ago I hit the outer part of my ankle hard (on a pointed corner) in the hollow area around the ankle bone. Shouldn't it be healed by now?
Even if there was a fracture, it should be healed in three months.
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Playing hockey thumb got trapped between ball and stick. Tip of thumb is very bruised, swollen, tender to touch where meets next bone. Best treatment?
Shoulder feels heavy have knots around from collar bone to vertabrain feels like bone is hitting bone my neck pops a lot?
Do granules of a dental bone graft move around? Like under your interior jaw bone near the extraction site.
Hopefully minimal: One of the reason why the bone graft fail is the instability or movement of the graft. True grafting required graft stabilization with membrane, cages (titanium fixture to protect graft), or screw in the case of block graft. Micromovement of graft will hinder the fibroblast migration and adhesion and interupt vascular genesis. Must achieve good clotting and full closure for graft stabilization. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ankle hurts to bend down&in.small thing poking out underanklebone.pain inside ankle.right ankle towards the outside but under the bone and in joint.
My inside wrist has a lump and the ortho said he sees extra cartilage but the lump is where thumb ends cartilage is below the pinky area related??????
Need clinical exam: See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment. Swellings in the mouth could be many different situations. Pain is an indicator that something is wrong. Get in to see your dentist soon. These thing are best treated sooner than later. ...Read more
Fell directly on patella. Pain at bottom. Also pain when lightly touching surface of bone. Surrounding muscle tightness. Maybe hairline fracture?
Possibly : The mechanism and symptoms you are describing could certainly represent a patella fracture. You might consider being seen for an X-ray just to make sure it does not need to be mobilized. Non displaced patella fractutes can be treated without surgery, but if it displaces surgery is often required. ...Read more
Involved in a fight the person moved and she punched the wall closed fist knuckles are red swollen sliding noise when moves her finger knuckle joint?
My husband broke one of his back ribs. There is a large lump where the rib was broken. Is this the muscle swelling from the broken bone piercing it?
Pain in the top of the tibia in the bone, hurts when bending my knee. Had it since january after bone contusion in ankle. ?
Solid lump on inner right femur above the articular cartilage. Painful stair clmbng or whn touched firmly. Had it as a kid, it recently became painful?
There is a hoop like white circle on my dental X-ray side view where the jaw bone connects up near the cheek. I was not wearing jewellery.
Need more info: was there trauma? Is it on the top of your wrist or the palm surface? How long has it been like that and did it happen all of a sudden or over time? Could be a synovial cyst. If it hurts bad go to the emergency room. Either way it sunds like you should be seen ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My costal rhinoplasty deformed overtly in 1yr.Went for a revision.The doc found the cartilage fractured & did fixes(sewed it).Will the cartilage heal?
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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