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David Miller
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What does it mean when you have bone pain?

What does it mean when you have bone pain?

Lots of things: Bone pain can mean lots of things from fractures to "growing pains" to joint problems to various infectious diseases to cancer, depending on your age, sex and other risk factors. It never hurts to see your doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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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


Dr. Edward Shin
Board Certified, Pain Management
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What are common causes of back bone pain and how can it be reduced?

What are common causes of back bone pain and how can it be reduced?

Back pain: Back pain can be muscular pain, ligament pain, disc pain, nerve pain and pain from the spinal cord. You need a full evaluation by your family doctor and may need a referral to a spinal specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Payam Rafat
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How can I know if pain is bone pain?

How can I know if pain is bone pain?

X-ray: Have an x-ray taken to see if there are any underlying bony problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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What causes chin bone pain?

What causes chin bone pain?

Over use injury : Shin splints are a type of "overuse injury" to the legs. The pain is characteristic and located on the outer edge of the mid region of the leg next to the shinbone (tibia). It can be extreme and halt workouts. The diagnosis requires a careful focused examination. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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How does bone pain feel like?

How does bone pain feel like?

Bone pain: Pain is very subjective and expressed in various cultures and languages differently. It also depends on the etiology of the bone pain like fracture, bone cancer and the severity of symptoms and individual prior experince with pain ...Read more

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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What are the causes of back bone pain?

What are the causes of back bone pain?

ManyCausesOfBackPain: True 'bone' pain would be tumors, fractures, osteoporosis, etc.Most back pain, though, is due to other factors like muscle spasm, disc, ligament, or nerve injury.A good history & phys. incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide some answers.Test may be needed.Manipulation,meds, acupuncture, prolotherapy, neuroprolotherapy & many other treatments are available & may help. ...Read more

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Dr. Rhett Griggs
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Is bone pain a usual symptom of hepatoma?

Is bone pain a usual symptom of hepatoma?

No: If one has hepatocellular carcinoma and now with bone pain- , work-up like bone scan should be done to rule out metastatic disease to the bone ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
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Bone pain, feels like a knife coming from inside the bone?

Get it checked out!: Musculoskeletal aches and pains are fairly common. Sharp stabbing bone pain is not and should be evaluated by an orthopod. ...Read more

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Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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Bone Pain (Definition)

Bone pain is felt as a deep pain, usually within ...Read more


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