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Intermittent Bone Pain
Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more
Can Mohs surgery in sternum area, cause what feels like intermittent bone pain in sternum 5 years later? The growth was the size of a 50 cent coin.
Not the Surgery: You need medical evaluation to rule out a number of possibilities. Expect a Chest X-Ray, possibly a CT of your chest , EKG, other Cardiac testing and lab work. ...Read more
Unlikely: If you haven't had a diagnosis of prostate cancer (pca) before, then hip pain is highly unlikely to be the first sign. If your blood psa level was low, then you could practically rule pca out. No need to do this test except to relieve you of unnecessary worry. Even if you do have pca diagnosis, other causes are more likely. It's even more unlikely if the pain is intermittent on both sides. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When one has intermittent bone pain in the hips, could it be asymptom of prostate cancer, or must it be constant?
Intermittent "bone pain" feeling in tibia for 3 days (at rest), unrelated to activity/injury. Could bone cyst explain it? Or prior prednisone use?
Sometimes: Prednisone can cause both bone and joint problems. If you have had long treatment courses of prednisone, it could weaken the bone and make you more susceptible to stress fractures though I would expect some pain with weight bearing. Bone cysts unlikely in your age group. As always , if pain persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
My wife has since early teens and now is in her 40's has suffered intermittent long bone pain and sometimes is gone completely and again returns.?
Probably nothing: There are metabolic and structural reasons, all require an exam and testing. ...Read more
I have a blood pressure of 105/61 age 29 female...my heart rate is bt 90-115. Intermittent spine pain, breast bone pain, and pain in the left cheek. Clear EKG and blood work a year ago when my heart rate shot to 160 after taking a stimulant.
Serum calcium =10.8.Been getting intermittent bone & muscle pain in legs for months. Could it be from 500 mg/day calcium supplements?Don't eat dairy.
I have intermittent pain in my sternum to the left; I can press the spot. Feels like the bone, but how could I have chest bone pain? Is this serious?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Your description suggests costochondritis. If that is the case, it is not serious. You may consult this site and discuss the matter with your doctor. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/costochondritis/basics/definition/con-20024454 ...Read more
I have been getting bone pain mainly in my arms, legs, and hips. It is intermittent and is moderate pain. What is this?
Hard to tell: It is difficult to answer your question with such limited information. Pain has multiple etiologies. You should be evaluated in person by a physician. ...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
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