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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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Pushing on both sides of throat makes area under chin numb. Why? I also have numbness, tingling, muscle and bone pain throughout body.

Pushing on both sides of throat makes area under chin numb. Why? I also have numbness, tingling, muscle and bone pain throughout body.

Stress?: Since you are young, mention many symptoms, take Xanax, (alprazolam) and have bilateral symptoms the answer might be stress. Patients with stress biology report many symptoms that are odd and remain unexplained. However, branches of the cervical plexus and trigeminal nerve might relate. See ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain of the the chin bone?

What could be the cause of pain of the the chin bone?

Many Things: Chin pain can be from your lower front teeth if they have long roots and they are infected. Any trauma to the area? There are muscle attachments that could be strained. Systemic (& bone) diseases could also affect the chin. ...Read more

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What causes chin bone pain?

Over use injury : Shin splints are a type of "overuse injury" to the legs.
The pain is characteristic and located on the outer edge of the mid region of the leg next to the shinbone (tibia). It can be extreme and halt workouts.
The diagnosis requires a careful focused examination. ...Read more

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Is head back bone bump harmful?

Is head back bone bump harmful?

Google: External occipital protuberance - check an image online. Is this the bump you were referring to? If yes, this is not harmful. ...Read more

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Can a bone swell in your head and hurt causing a bump?

Can a bone swell in your head and hurt causing a bump?

It is possible.: A bony overgrowths can develop due to a tumor or at the site of a recent or prior trauma. Have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Is the Occiptical Node located on the or under the bone at the base of head?

Is the Occiptical Node  located on the or under the bone at the base of head?

Occiput: The prominent part of the skull (where you feel it curve in toward the neck) is called the occiput. Occipital lymph nodes are 1/2 to 1 inch oval or ball shaped glands situated next to the muscles between the neck and the head. Infection nearby may cause these nodes to increase in size and become tender. Another term that sounds like this is occipital lobe: a posterior portion of the brain. ...Read more

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What materials are used for chin augmentation? Is bone used for chin augmentation, or some kind of artificial material, or something else? .

What materials are used for chin augmentation? Is bone used for chin augmentation, or some kind of artificial material, or something else?

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Silicone: Occasionally, anatomic mandible configurations require orthographic surgery rather than augmentation. Chin augmentation is the only procedure where i feel that a non-natural material can be used without any cause for concern. I have personally used a solid silicone implant for over 30 years without problems. The implant itself has an even longer history of safety. ...Read more

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Bone on the bottom left side of my head seems like it's bigger and it hurts.. Feels like I hit it somewhere but don't remember doing so.. What is it?

Bone on the bottom left side of my head seems like it's bigger and it hurts.. Feels like I hit it somewhere but don't remember doing so.. What is it?

Need an exam: From your description, I cannot tell whether you are describing TMJ inflammation or a problem with another bone (the maxilla). You should see your physician, who can examine you and determine the cause of your symptoms ...Read more

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Hello i have this bump at the back left of my head it feels like a bone and it doesnt really hert can you tell me what is it and how i can get it away?

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i have this bump at the back left of my head it feels like a bone and it doesnt really hert can you tell me what is it and how i can get it away?

Lump back of head: Lump in the back of the head has to be further evaluated, if it is soft or hard. It could be a soft tissue mass such as lipoma or a bony growth. If the size is not getting bigger and there is no pain you May wait over the next 3 to 6 months or see a doctor have it removed ...Read more

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What is a bone growth in your head?

What is a bone growth in your head?

Many possibilites: A bony overgrowth can develop due to a tumor or at the site of a prior trauma. Have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Why does my baby have a ridge like bone I can feel across his head?

Why does my baby have a ridge like bone I can feel across his head?

Skull suture margin: The skull has about 17 growth centers that allow the bony material to grow/expand.Where two bone plates come close together is a suture line. There are prominent ones that run ear to ear and front to back over the top. Sometimes these are prominent in infants with thin hair & are normal. Rarely the ridges signal premature fusion of sutures but your doctor will check for this at checkups. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be able to feel ridges in front of adult head bone?

Is it normal to be able to feel ridges in front of adult head bone?

No, but no abnormal: Prominent forehead with larger than normal brow ridge is known as frontal bossing, but is not significant. While it is NOT normal, it is NOT significant for any illness. ...Read more

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I have pain over left side bone in head when i touch it. What it could be?

I have pain over left side bone in head when i touch it. What it could be?

See an osteopath: It's best to see an osteopathic physician, who can determine what it might be, as s/he will do a complete musculoskeletal, and cranial examination of your head to determine exactly which area is exquisitely tender upon touch, and relieve it with osteopathic cranial manipulative treatment. Depending on location will determine what exactly it is. Trust them, they know! ...Read more

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Sometime at the moment of the plane landing, my head bone fell like its going to crash, very painful. Why is this happen?

Sometime at the moment of the plane landing, my head bone fell like its going to crash, very painful. Why is this happen?

Sinus Pressure: You probably have pressure in your sinuses from the air pressure change. As airplanes descend from 30, 000 feet to sea level there is a change in the air pressure causing a "squeeze" on your ears and sinuses. You should try to "equalize" these pressures by chewing gum, sucking on hard candy, or drinking small sips during descent. Holding your nose and blowing to gently "pop" your ears also helps. ...Read more

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I have a bone deformation in my head that grew over night, and it has been there for almost 5 years now, and i don't know what is it.

I have a bone deformation in my head that grew over night, and it has been there for almost 5 years now, and i don't know what is it.

See the doctor!: Grew overnight, has not changed forfive years. Want an answer, see a doctor. The only good answer: if no change in five years, probably non-malignant. ...Read more

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Need docs answers! what facial bone forms the chin?

Need docs answers! what facial bone forms the chin?

Chin: Hello. The mandible is the facial bone that forms the chin. ...Read more