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Doctor insights on: Long Bone Noncancerous Pain Any Thoughts As Cause

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Long bone noncancerous pain? Any thoughts as cause?

Long bone noncancerous pain? Any thoughts as cause?

Long bone pain.: Hard to say on this type of forum, lori, but if it's in your shins, perhaps it could be shin splints from running, for instance. Get it checked out with your doctor. ...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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My baby has multiple fractures. Are there any bone diseases linked to low vitamin a and high copper test results that can cause long bone fractures?

My baby has multiple fractures.  Are there any bone diseases linked to low vitamin a and high copper test results that can cause long bone fractures?

Osteogenesis : Imperfecta? These disorders are rare in children, so may need evaluation at dedicated children's hospital, by pediatric endocrinologist / orthopedist for proper diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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How does an X-ray show that the long bone growth is complete?

How does an X-ray show that the long bone growth is complete?

See below: The x-ray will show if the growth plates of the bone are fully closed and fused. ...Read more

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Can you advise on where is the metaphysis of a long bone located?

Can you advise on where is the metaphysis of a long bone located?

Towards the end but: Not the end itself, eg: the part of the thigh just above the knee joint, like the 2 inches of the bone above the lower end of the thigh bone. ...Read more

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Does estrogen affect the spinal chondrocytes? (not long bone chondrocytes)

Does estrogen affect the spinal chondrocytes? (not long bone chondrocytes)

No: Estrogen does not have an effect on chondrocytes to my knowledge. But this is a very specific basic medical science question without much clinical relavence. ...Read more

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Can the procedure for removing long bone screws from the fibula to the tibia be painful?

Can the procedure for removing long bone screws from the fibula to the tibia be painful?

"threaded splinter": It sounds like you may be referring to screw hardware removal from an ankle syndesmosis injury for which two screws were placed across your fibula into the tibia. Theses screws are commonly removed (akin to a "threaded splinter") as an outpatient procedure once adequate healing has occurred. Pain should be considerably less than the perioperative pain who had at the initial surgery. ...Read more

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Is it possible for the spine to catch up growing with long bones? E.G. After the long bone growth plates are through, the spine grows to proportion?

Yes unless you have : An undiagnosed spine problem like a scoliosis or kyphosis which can make the trunk appear to be shorter. There is still some bone growth until early 20's. ...Read more

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Where in a human long bone would you find the conncetive tissue that's heavily laced with blood vessels?

Where in a human long bone would you find the conncetive tissue that's heavily laced with blood vessels?

Bone marrow : Bone marrow resides in long bones and is the source of red and white blood cells. The reason why bone marrow is transplanted to help after chemotherapy and or radiation treatments. ...Read more

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How difficult is it to recover a long bone fracture?

How difficult is it to recover a long bone fracture?

Somewhat: It takes time for the fracture to heal. During that time joints can get stiff and muscles get weak. It takes time to rehab. Difficulty depends on how bad the break is and the amount of soft tissue damage. ...Read more

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Why would an impact injury to the maxilla be more difficult to recover from than a long bone fracture?

Why would an impact injury  to the maxilla be more difficult to recover from than a long bone fracture?

Maxilla injury: A facial fracture that is a result of an impact injury may depress the maxilla. This may need to be surgically reduced and fixed. Since the maxilla articulates with the mandible, chewing can be a problem. Long bone fractures can also have problems healing with delayed and nonunion. It depends on the location of the long bone fracture and if it is displaced or not. ...Read more

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I have a long bone hard growth behind my left ear traveling down past my jaw and appears to be getting long. if i hold my finger on it & nod it moves?

I have a long bone hard growth behind my left ear traveling down past my jaw and appears to be getting long. if i hold my finger on it & nod it moves?

Go to doctor: Get to a doctor to find what this "growth" is and get it taken care of. Any online answer would be nothing but guessing. There is NHS in the UK so you have no excuse not to see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Doctors told that I have to undergo for a surgery for surgical correct ion of long bone fracture My qstn is after accident in how much time It will do?

Doctors told that I have to undergo for a surgery for surgical correct ion of long bone fracture My qstn is after accident in how much time It will do?

I'm confused!: I don't quite understand your question. But if you are wondering when to get the surgery, discuss the best timing with your doctor. If you are wondering about how long it takes to recover, again that question is best asked by your doctor, who knows how serious your injury is and will have a better idea after the surgery is done, because he will have seen the extent of the damage. ...Read more

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Long bone pain irregular menstrual cycles round face slightly over weight high white blood cell count can't sleep (been continuing for 4 years now)?

Long bone pain irregular menstrual cycles round face slightly over weight high white blood cell count can't sleep (been continuing for 4 years now)?

See below: Please see your physician or your obstetrician gynecologist for workup of your above complaints.You're not that far from charlottesville to be seen at university of virginia also. Don't hesitate make an appointment today with your doctor. ...Read more

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Sitting for a long time can cause any problem for back bones?

Sitting for a long time can cause any problem for back bones?

Muscle spasm: Sitting for long hours may not affect your bones but can cause back muscle spasm, especially when you sit awkwardly. ( if your spine is not straight). ...Read more

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What causes the occupital bone to be really long. Almost where it touches the spinal cord?

Hard to say!: Do you have scoliosis of the upper back that exaggerates the curve of the neck forward? So head tilts farther back? Do others in your family have the same problem? Get checked in see if you have some curvature of the spine. ...Read more

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What causes the epiphyseal plate of long bones to close too early?

Injury typically: The growth plate of bones can close (fuse) too early. One reason can be injury to the growth plate, such as a fracture that crosses or involves it. There certainly are times that it can close early without any known cause as well. Additionally, surgery that involves the plate can cause it problems as well. ...Read more