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If I Have Osteophyte Fomations In My Knee What Do Doctors Do For That
An ostophyte is often referred 2 as a spur. In thritis as in the knee the body knows u have pain so 2 try 2 lower the #/sg in of pressure it layes more bone down 2 increase the wt bearing surface, wee c these as osteophytes, same with the hands and feet. In the foot usually the great toe. It is soft bone so a hard bump 2 them and lead 2 a small fx of ...Read more
My recent knee xray showed mild bone spurs yet doc said everything is normal. How do docs make the criteria of normal?
Spurs are normal: Over time your knee adds bone as a bitressing agent in areas where there is added stress. They are usually not symptomatic. If they hurt or are point tender then they are not normal spurs. They could be fractured or bruised or a ligament nearby could be torn. You could have a meniscus tear which cannot be seen on xray. Ask your ortho surgeon. ...Read more
What is a osteophyte formation in the knee mean? What is a hypointense signal mean on a mri? Is this a diagnosis on a mri?
Knee show joint spaces show moderate degenerative space narrowing, more pronounced within the medial compartment with very mild marginal osteophytes?
U got arthritis: Arthritis is a generic term for inflammation in the joint--rheumatoid arthritis=autoimmune disease where the body attacks its own joints. Septic arthritis = infection. Denegerative arthritis=wear & tear etc...Your xray probably looks like the one here. If you have much pain, follow-up with doc for meds, pt, and/or injections etc...Appropriate regular exercises can help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
In xray report of right knee for oa, small osteophytes over bones are seen. Is it the sign of tophi/gout ? What is the remedy?
No: Osteophytes ar e like little spurs this is consistent with arthritic changes not gout. With gout you will see a marcel's sign which is an erosion of bone like a punched out lesion (with a cortical overhang) which means the shell of the bone overhangs the part that is eroded. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain when stand/walk. Osteophytes at bilateral tibial spines. Patellofemoral joint spaces reduced. Early osteoarthritis. Need surgery to treat?
Knee pain took an MRI result says medial femoral chondromalacia osteophyte formation irregular denudation of articular cartilage what is d treatment?
Yes.: Bony spurs develop as one gets older, from wear and tear on joints, etc. These are bony projections that form along joint margins. This can also happen in the neck and spinal column. Spurs can also appear on the feet, along toes, the heel, as well as on the hands. They can grow along a person's entire skeletal structure, including the knees. They're important since they can be near nerves. ...Read more
What is a osetophyte formation in the knee mean? Where is the medial mensicus root? Any pictures of the what it looks like I know that it is inside?
I had a MRI that showed one side of knee was wore down to the bone and have bone spurs in knee tried everything for pain haven't slept got 6 days help?
Can anything be done for bone spurs on the knee cap? I have a large one on my L knee where I had a tendon release surgery done 7 yrs ago.
I have had an xray on both my knees and was told I have bone spurs and bone islands in my knees. It is painful to walk up or down stairs, help?
Bone spurs/island: Bone spurs and islands have different causes. Bone spurs or osteophytes are thickened areas of bone that form at areas of bone stress, injury, wear. Common in arthritic conditions. Contrary to its name, most spurs are smooth, not sharp and are asymptomatic. Bone islands are areas of thicker or cortical bone that are found in areas of softer bone(cancellous) and occur from birth and are benign. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there something that could make me prone to bone spurs? Every time I injure a joint they end up removing one. Ankle, knee and shoulder so far.
Knee mri showed torn meniscus and bone spurs. Now dr wants bone scan.is that scan needed after mri. What would bone scan show that isn't on mri??
Had MRI showed bone on bone one side of knee with bone spurs tried shots pt wear knee brace always in pain haven't sleep in 6 days cause of pain help?
Cartilage loss : Bone on bone in MRI shows severe articular cartilage loss. You seem to be young to have lost such extensive cartilage . See a rheumatologist to evaluate reasons for such extensive cartilage loss . You don't mention any prior injury. Need to see an orthopedist for possible surgical intervention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very little cartilage in knee very painful all the time had shots mobic (meloxicam) knee brace pain meds pt have bone spurs nothing helps help opinions?
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