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I need advice on what's the effect and importance of proper bone growth in children?

I need advice on what's the effect and importance of proper bone growth in children?

Bone growth: Bones grow regardless of health. What we can do, is put the proper ingredients into our body, to make them strong. A proper amount of Vitamin D and Calcium will make sure of that. 16 ounces of milk, or the equivalent, is recommended. ...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


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How can I keep my child’s bones healthy?

How can I keep my child’s bones healthy?

Exercise and Diet: Children exercise by playing so that strengthens their bones. A diet that is balanced and full of fresh foods will help. Being sure vitamin d is adequate as that and calcium, magnesium and phosphorus are important for bone health. Diet can provide most of it. If concerned use a supplement as well. My favorite is juice plus. ...Read more

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Can the child still grow at bone age 18?

Can the child still grow at bone age 18?

They are done: By a bone age of 18 in males, linear growth has stopped. ...Read more

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What can cause low bone density in a child?

What can cause low bone density in a child?

Lots of things: To name a few: chronic disease, chronic corticosteroid and some other drug use, metabolic bone disease, genetic diseases involving bone, poor nutrition, hyperthyroidism, gonadal failure, etc. ...Read more

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How many bones are in an adult vs in a child?

How many bones are in an adult vs in a child?

Same: The number is the same, although the level of calcium deposition and strength are different. There are some stray bony pieces called joint mice that show up in stray sights in adults, but the basic number of bnes is the same at any age. ...Read more

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How does hypercortisolism affect bone growth in a child?

How does hypercortisolism affect bone growth in a child?

Complex: so far researchers are trying to find the exact mechanism, however accepted hypothesis validated by several researchers is that excess glucocorticoids (cortisone) affects growth hormone function/production by different mechanisms at different levels of control, hope that helps ...Read more

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For how long does a triquetral bone take to heal in kids?

For how long does a triquetral bone take to heal in kids?

Rare: This is an extremely rare injury. I have practiced hand surgery for 23 years and never seen an isolated triquetral fracture. Carpal bones have limited blood supply so healing can be slow. Could be 10 - 12 weeks in children and depends on fracture location and success of reduction. ...Read more

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How much time does a triquetral bone take to heal in kids?

How much time does a triquetral bone take to heal in kids?

Hope this helps: The treatment of carpal fractures aims to restore pain-free motion of the wrist and reduce the patient’s risk of developing osteoarthritis of the carpal bones. Most stable, non-displaced fractures of carpal bones are treated with casting for 6-8 wks. Most isolated carpal fractures (except the scaphoid, which has a more tenuous blood supply) heal uneventfully. Kids typically heal faster than adults ...Read more

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What is the name of the disease where a baby or child's bones break easily?

What is the name of the disease where a baby or child's bones break easily?

O.I.: One is osteogenesis imperfecta.. It is a genetic disorder where bones break for no apparent reason. There are different types, all varying in severity. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a male has an enlarged pubic bone can he still have kids?

Can you tell me if a male has an enlarged pubic bone can he still have kids?

Yes: The pubic bone in a male would not have an effect on fertility. Fertility in a male is determined by sex hormones and testicles. ...Read more

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The child's palatine processes have not fused. How can you tell if his palatine bones have fused normally?

The child's palatine processes have not fused. How can you tell if his palatine bones have fused normally?

Palpation,inspection: The palate is formed by ridges that grows inward to meet in the midline. If it does not you may have a visable cleft palate, a defect you can feel under the skin called a sub-mucous cleft & that may be reflected in a split of the uvula, that thing that sticks down in the middle.A cleft uvula can sometimes sticks together like wet book pages & be missed on exam. ...Read more

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How do bone cysts form in children?

How do bone cysts form in children?

Not realy known: There is not a specific etiology of the bone cyst, however, cohen theorized that the unicameral bone cyst occurs when interstitial fluids in cancellous bones quickly accumulate in one region from blockage to expand and form the cyst. ...Read more

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Do soft drinks cause loss of bone mass in kids?

Do soft drinks cause loss of bone mass in kids?

Some ok, some not...: I agree with not drinking soft-drinks with sugar, a major issue in childhood obesity. While drinks like 7-up, sprite, & gingerale, provide no bone loss, it is well shown that drinking beverages with more than carbonated water, which are soft drinks containg phosphoric acid (colas, dr. Peppers) do cause a net loss of calcium in urine. At best, they should be occasional. ...Read more

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Child's height prediction calculator with bone age?

Child's height prediction calculator with bone age?

Use with caution...: ...As the simple number spit out by these calculators only tells a small piece of the story. But here's one link: http://growthcalc.Chip.Org/growthcalc. ...Read more

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How probable is it to have a child from female bone marrow?

How probable is it to have a child from female bone marrow?

Female bone marrow: Sperm have been produced fro the stem cells found in male bone marrow, but as far as I know same sex reproduction has been unsuccessful ...Read more

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My son is 6 and has multiple osteochondromas on his bones, Is this common in children?

My son is 6 and has multiple osteochondromas on his bones, Is this common in children?

1:50,000 is the : overall incidence. Multiple Hereditary Exostoses, Types I, II & III map to genes on chromosomes 8, 11 & 19, respectively. Multiple osteochondromas can occur in a few other syndromes, also. See http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/hereditary-multiple-exostoses. His pediatrician or pediatric orthopedist can order a Chromosomal Microarray & refer him for a clinical genetics evaluation. ...Read more

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9yr old thin m. One rib seems to poke out more than the other. Is definitely bone, not tissue. Child does Judo. No pain. Should we be worried?

9yr old thin m. One rib seems to poke out more than the other. Is definitely bone, not tissue. Child does Judo. No pain. Should we be worried?

Address next visit: It is not unusual for a thin child to have some mild asymmetry and to see a little difference on one side compared to the other. I would have his pediatrician take a look at it. Also he should have a good exam for scoliosis, early scoliosis can sometimes cause an asymmetrical appearance of the rib cage as well. Your doc will let you know if any xrays are necessary! ...Read more

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Cytometric immunuphenotypic study was performed on the child bone marrow please explain what this study measures and how this study improved diagnosis?

Cytometric immunuphenotypic study was performed on the child bone marrow please explain what this study measures and how this study improved diagnosis?

Ask your oncologist: The doctor who ordered this test is the best person to ask such questions. This test is a way to further classify blood cancers into the various sub-types once the diagnosis has been made and it is a lymphoma or leukemia. It can help define the various cell types based on the immunological cell characteristics or cell markers. ...Read more