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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

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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Collar bone pain years after break?

Collar bone pain years after break?

Did it heal: Has it always been painful? Did it heal? Did it just begin to hurt again? Where exactly does it hurt. More info needed. ...Read more

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Can ankle diastasis screw break?

Can ankle diastasis screw break?

Hardware Failure: Yes - all hardware can fail if subjected to the right amount of forces. This generally happens if there is motion placed across the hardware site. ...Read more

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Chronic internal discomfort near/below pubic bone (possibly clitoral area?). Pelvic ultrasound normal and anti-inflammatory drugs didn't work

Chronic internal discomfort near/below pubic bone (possibly clitoral area?). Pelvic ultrasound normal and anti-inflammatory drugs didn't work

Pain: You might need to rule out interstitial cystitis, which is a common cause of pelvic pain in young women and often mistaken for GYN pain. Endomtriosis also a possibility and US wouldn't show anything for that. ...Read more

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Can a bone fracture eventually weaken or strengthen the bone?

Can a bone fracture eventually weaken or strengthen the bone?

Strengthen.: Generally, when a bone fracture heals, it forms a bony callous at the fracture site, thus, making the bone stronger in that location. ...Read more

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Is bruises and wounds and wounds on leg means leg bone fracture or break? What symptoms should a broken or fractured leg bone be?

Is bruises and wounds and wounds on leg means leg bone fracture or break? What symptoms should a broken or fractured leg bone be?

Have it x-rayed: Can't tell for sure without at least an x-ray or in some cases further radiographic studies. This needs to be evaluated. The wounds are also cause for concern, especially if deep or infected. Get medical attention immediately, ...Read more

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Cortisol causes bone resorption, would it resorb my cheekbone implants made from rib cartilage?

Cortisol causes bone resorption, would it resorb my cheekbone implants made from rib cartilage?

Rib: You should see the doctor who did the cheekbone implants and see if there is any change. A baseline bone density study would be in order but you would only need worry about your bones if the density T-score is more than -2.5. ...Read more

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Foot cut through deep, and bone broken. What's the chance of bone infection after it's stitched up?

Foot cut through deep, and bone broken. What's the chance of bone infection after it's stitched up?

Can happen: Any time the skin is broken, bacteria can get in. Infection is more common in diabetics and people with vascular disease, though it happens to healthy people also. Your doctor will probably give antibiotics and a tetanus shot depending on the nature of the cut and break as well as cleaning instructions. If you use tobacco, please stop if at all possible. ...Read more

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Positive, intense uptake on bone scan, lose spinal hardware, bone marrow edema , family history, paternal taking Forteo to strengthen bones. ??ideas?

Positive, intense uptake on bone scan, lose spinal hardware, bone marrow edema , family history, paternal taking Forteo to strengthen bones. ??ideas?

For one: You probably should remove the hardware. Increased uptake is informing you there is bone activity. You don't state on what phase. This could indicate a fracture or infection.... The doctor should have a clinical suspicion of what he is looking for. If removing the hardware a bone biopsy can be performed if suspecting infection. ...Read more

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Osteoarthritis through to osteomyelitis had ten CM bone removed grown back painful knee joint can't walk on it hip pain too x?

Osteoarthritis through to osteomyelitis had ten CM bone removed grown back painful knee joint can't walk on it hip pain too x?

It is muscle tissue: So begin the healing with heat, stretching, massage, yoga, deep tissue release acupuncture and trigger point therapy … add in magnesium as a muscle relaxant plus needle therapy. Janet g. Travell, md and c. Chan gunn, md. These 2 pioneers in pain treatments have textbooks on the subject. Their protocols can treat and possibly resolve complex pain issues. ...Read more

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Iliac bone lesion and abdominal/pelvic pain? Any connection?

Iliac bone lesion and abdominal/pelvic pain? Any connection?

Hard to say: The iliac bone is part of the pelvis and so if the lesion is painful, it would be expected to cause pelvic pain. If it is really large, it could potentially cause abdominal pain or sometimes there might be other lesions in other areas. A lot really hinges around the diagnosis of the lesion itself. Appropriate studies, including a ct and bone scan can go a long way to establish the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes a bone to break and fracture?

What causes a bone to break and fracture?

Any force over and: Above the strength of a bone; or minimal force in a weakened state of a bone; due to a cyst or osteoporosis or developmentally a weak bone. ...Read more

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Broken pelvis and sacrum, numbness on one leg ?

Broken pelvis and sacrum, numbness on one leg ?

Need MRI Pelvis: There could be stretching or direct compression of one of the lower lumbar nerve roots. You should have your doctor order an MRI of the pelvis and see a neurologist or neurosurgeon to look for compression or nerve injury. ...Read more

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Symptoms of a broken tail bone ?

Pain: Difficulty sitting or walking for that matter, . ...Read more