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What is the most painful bone to break?

What is the most painful bone to break?

Any broken bone is: Painful, some more due to the associated injury to nerves/tendons may be more painful, in some people with low pain threshold, while others with a high threshold wouldn't have that much pain. Pain is an individual response to a broken bone or any other injury, meaning its of different intensity in different people. ...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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I had an operation on my hallux vulgus with metal holding the break together. The bone has grown back and is painful, can I re-operate?

I had an operation on my hallux vulgus with metal holding the break together. The bone has grown back and is painful, can I re-operate?

Bunion surgery: Before I can say if a second operation is needed, I would need to know why you are still having pain and how long ago was your operation. Its best to get a second opinion at this time. ...Read more

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Very painful....My feet hurt so bad when I walk like my bones could break what could it be?

Very painful....My feet hurt so bad when I walk like my bones could break what could it be?

More information?: You may a nutrional deficiency, vascular insufficiency, planter fasciitis or any number of other disorders that may cause the symptoms. A physical examination, x-rays and lab tests may be needed for full evaluation. Please consult a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi i have a break in my hand metacarpal bone i have a cast on and last week my cousin kicked a hard oneils ball of it now my hand is painful?

Hi i have a break  in my hand metacarpal bone i have a cast on and last week my cousin kicked a hard oneils ball of  it now my hand is painful?

Be checked: If you have a known fracture, had another injury, and now the hand is hurting more, I would have it checked.the cast needs to be checked to make sure it is still well fitting, and an X-ray should be considered to make sure the fracture is still in good alignment. ...Read more

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What would be a way to get the courage to break a bone?

Your own bone?: If it is your own bone - you shouldn't be breaking it. When a bone does require re-breaking it should be done by a trained physician. ...Read more

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Can a bone fusion break?

Can a bone fusion break?

More info needed: Need more information to answer your question. Are u talking about a cervical or lumbar fusion?A congenitally fused vertebra? An ankle or subtalar fusion, wrist, finger... Etc. Was there an injury involved, have you had increasing pain? Need more information to give you a reasonable answer! ...Read more

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How often are bone spurs painful?

Yes: Bone spurs: there are two types, those that occur with an arthritic joint and those that occur where a tendon or fascia attaches. Both can be very painful not necessarily because the spur itself hurts but because what i may b pressing against. Spurs that hit a nerve can be especially painful. In a joint, spurs may irritate the capsule or synovium which is rather sensative. ...Read more

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