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How much calcium to prevent bone thinning diseases?

How much calcium  to prevent bone thinning diseases?

Her it is: Children (4-8 years) 800 mg adults (51or older) 1200 mg teenagers (9-18 years) 1300 mg pregnant or nursing women 1200 mg adults (19-50) 1000 mg postmenopausal women 1200-1500 mg. ...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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After a patient has had bone marrow disease, how can isolating them help to prevent rejection?

After a patient has had bone marrow disease, how can isolating them help to prevent rejection?

Confusing: Can you restate your quetion? Are you talking about a bone marrow transplant? Isolation is required to prevent infections in people after bone marrow transplants, as the immune system is profoundly suppressed for a number of weeks and beyond. ...Read more

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The brittle bones disease runs in the family. So how can I prevent it happening to me when I get to be in my 20s?

Let me help: Oi is caused by a genetic defect. Overall, any person with oi has a 50% chance of passing the disease to his or her children. Through genetic counseling, oi can be prevented from being passed from one generation to another.Problems related to oi can be reduced or prevented by a healthy lifestyle with exercise and good nutrition. Avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, which may weaken bon. ...Read more

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How common is bone erosion? What could possibilities be for change over a months time on xrays? Was the tip of coccyx but now halfway up sacrum eroded

How common is bone erosion? What could possibilities be for change over a months time on xrays? Was the tip of coccyx but now halfway up sacrum eroded

Context matters: Whoever ordered the X-rays should be answering your questions. It does not matter what it could be or how likely it is. What matters is what it is and how to treat. If your doctors don't know yet, they certainly will be working to find out the cause. If they haven't told you anything yet, it could be they don't know yet. If they do know, they will tell the patient or his/her designee. ...Read more

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I had a bankart repair last year and now the anchor sites (3) have turned cystic. One is very large with bone erosion. What are the treatment options?

I had a bankart repair last year and now the anchor sites (3) have turned cystic. One is very large with bone erosion. What are the treatment options?

Possible Rev surgery: If you shoulder is painful and or recurrently loose, revision surgery may help. An MRI and or and 3D CT scan would help best to delineate the degree of bone loss and best approach to any considers revision surgery ...Read more

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What are bone erosions?

Focal areas: of bone destruction or resorption with multiple potential causes, including various types of arthritis and infection. ...Read more

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When there is erosion or scalloping of bone because of a 2 cm tarlov cyst at S2, (racepinephrine) does this mean cyst should be surgically removed at this stage?

When there is erosion or scalloping of bone because of a 2 cm tarlov cyst at S2, (racepinephrine) does this mean cyst should be surgically removed at this stage?

No: Surgery should be considered in the setting of symptoms that can be attributed to the cyst. The size of the cyst and its impact on adjacent bone are not usual criteria for deciding on surgery. ...Read more

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Who do I seek help about jaw bone erosion: a regular dentist or a periodontist?

Who do I seek help about jaw bone erosion: a regular dentist or a periodontist?

See a dentist first: The dentist will determine the amount of bone loss present and can treat accordingly. There may be other issues present like cavities or infection. If the gum disease is severe then you will probably be referred to a periodontist. The dentist is the first place to start. Good luck. ...Read more

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