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Which type of pain medication(s) do you get for a broken bone?

Which type of pain medication(s) do you get for a broken bone?

Narcotics often: Avoid non steroidal anti-inflammatories as they can adversely effect bone union and healing. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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Please answer! what kind of pain medication(s) do you get for a broken bone?

Please answer! what kind of pain medication(s) do you get for a broken bone?

Pain meds vary: from patient to patient, doc to doc and depend on the type of fracture. Surgical fixation of fracture typically warrants a narcotic, on-surgical fixation is typically treated with a low dose narcotic or Nsaid, tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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I have a low bone density score but no fractures or symptoms and i don't want to take any of the recommended osteoporosis drugs. What else can I do?

I have a low bone density score but no fractures or symptoms and i don't want to take any of the recommended osteoporosis drugs. What else can I do?

See below: Regular weight bearing exercise helps a lot, make sure you have enough calcium and vitamin d supplements (depensing on your kidney functions) , I have tried using strontium for my pts with fair results. I have to say though that this doesn't replace traditional treatment of osteoporosis. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dx severe GERD. Got high dose NSAIDS 2days ago, joint fracture. Now have bad chest\abd pain, nausea, hiccups, reflux. Antacids no help. GI bleed?

Dx severe GERD. Got high dose NSAIDS 2days ago, joint fracture. Now have bad chest\abd pain, nausea, hiccups, reflux. Antacids no help. GI bleed?

Bloody stool/vomit?: Do you have nausea/vomiting/Bloody vomit/black vomit/bloody stool/black stool? If you do, you definitely have a GI bleed. If you don't...??? you probably have gastric irritation from the high dose NSAIDS. You may need something stronger than Antacids...like Prilosec, Nexium, (esomeprazole) Prevacid.... See you doctor for help and treatment ...Read more

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Which bone is most frequently fractured in the body?

Which bone is most frequently fractured in the body?

Collar Bone: Generally, the collar bone or clavicle as the most commonly fractured single bone. The clavicle is relatively thin and exposed, with little protection. If you look at general areas, the wrist (made of several bones) is the most common area fractured under the age of 75 and the hip for those over 75 years old. ...Read more

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What is a good way to determine if you fractured a bone ?

What is a good way to determine if you fractured a bone ?

Imaging: Barring obvious deformity, see a physician & have a x-ray to determine if you have a fracture. If it is unclear on an x-ray a ct scan may be necessary. ...Read more

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Fractured sesamoid bone? What does that mean?

Fractured sesamoid bone? What does that mean?

Broken your sesamoid: Two very small sesamoids (about the size of corn) are found in the underside of the forefoot near the great toe, one on the outer side of the foot and the other closer to the middle of the foot. Like other bones, sesamoids can break (fracture). It is common among ballet dancers, runners and baseball catchers. ...Read more

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How can you tell if i fractured a sesamoid bone?

How can you tell if i fractured a sesamoid bone?

X-rays: Get x-rays and make sure they do a comparision with the opposite side foot. ...Read more

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Can broken or fractured bones heal by themselves ?

Can broken or fractured bones heal by themselves ?

Broken / Fractures: do heal by themselves BUT you need to make sure that they are in place to heal properly. If out of alignment you will have problems. Please see a doctor. Do not let them heal w/out seeing a doctor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Reflux (Definition)

Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...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