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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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I've got pain on my color bone hip bone and rib cage... Does it mean anything?

Activity dependent: If all on the same side of the body, it is likely related to activity or posture. Body mechanics are important, and poor use results in obscure pain (s). ...Read more

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Is waist measured at narrowest point between lower rib and top of hip bone or at midpoint in between?

Is waist measured at narrowest point between lower rib and top of hip bone or at midpoint in between?

Waist measurement: Waist measurement is done at the top of the hipbone, which is usually where the belly button is. See the link below for reference. Http://www. Webmd. Com/diet/waist-measurement. ...Read more

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It’s starts at my hip bone and goes all the way up into my ribs and it feels hard and lumpy and my ribs look pushed out. What could it be caused by?

It’s starts at my hip bone and goes all the way up into my ribs and it feels hard and lumpy and my ribs look pushed out. What could it be caused by?

Hard to know: This is difficult to comment on. You need a physical exam and possibly some imaging such as ultrasound or CT scan to find out what’s going on. I’d say see a physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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What's between your right hip bone and your ribs on the right?

What's between your right hip bone and your ribs on the right?

Thanks for asking!: The area between thr right hip and the right subcostal area include a few important organs including liver gallbladder right kidney, right colon (ascendant) cecum, including appendix and in women r tube and right ovary. ...Read more

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Collar bones, hip bones, and ribs, what do you suggest?

Collar bones, hip bones, and ribs, what do you suggest?

Have it evaluated.: If in pain see your doctor and have it evaluated. You may have arthritis if several bones or joints are involved. ...Read more

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Pain from right hip bone to rib cage, why?

Pain from right hip bone to rib cage, why?

Could be many things: Depends on exact location, groin or outside of hip? Sharp pain that does not go away for while could be muscle pull but if it lasts > 3 weeks need xray and exam. ...Read more

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Is it true that your hip bones are as wide as your rib cage?

Is it true that your hip bones are as wide as your rib cage?

Picture is worth...: ...a thousand word. Keep in mind there are individual variations. ...Read more

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There's a really sharp pain on my right side between the bottom of my ribs and my hip bone, what is it?

Could be many things: Could be an ovary problem, muscle problem, appendix, or other intestinal problem. If it persists see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've got a pain under the front right rib cage and just over my hip bone any ideas what this could be please?

I've got a pain under the front right rib cage and just over my hip bone any ideas what this could be please?

Abdominal strain: If the pain is superficial and related to an injury or activity this is a consideration ...Read more

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I have terrible pain on left side directly under left side of ribs radiates around to centre of back and down to just under left hip bone?

I have terrible pain on left side directly under left side of ribs radiates around to centre of back and down to just under left hip bone?

Left sided pain: Left kidney or ureter pathology such as stones or infection may cause such pain radiating to the back. Other possibilities are musculoskeletal disorders involving the rib cage or vertebral spurs or disc pressing on a nerve root. If you note urinary symptoms it would point to the left kidney. Spine symptoms point to the other causes. See your MD if symptoms persist. Appropriate tests will be done. ...Read more

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Uncomfort under left rib cage and above the hip bone. Sometimes back discomfort, wouldn't call it pain. Can only notice it sometimes. Very worried?

Exam: Please close your computer and get examined: cannot be diagnosed without an actual physical exam. I fyou wouldn't call it pain, then, what would you call it-? please get examined. ...Read more

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I have been having sharp, agonizing pain in my right side in between my hip bone and ribs. Sometimes it feels like a muscle is tearing apart.?

Possible gallbladder: Consider seeing your doctor to get properly examined physically and your history can be assessed more carefully. If you find this pain occurs in relation to eating fatty meals then it is even more likely to be of gallbladder origin. ...Read more

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I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.

I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.

Pinched nerve: This could represent a pinched nerve in the lower thoracic spine. Alternatively, the pain could be coming from your gallbladder, or some other abdominal pathology. I would recommend seeing a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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18y.My waist bone and hip bone are abnormally wide like that of a female. Also my rib-cage is very small. How can those bones shrink and rib-cage expand?

18y.My waist bone and hip bone are abnormally wide like that of a female. Also my rib-cage is very small. How can those bones shrink and rib-cage expand?

Impossible: You cannot in any way change the shape, width, girth, or any other measurement of your bones. They will grow according to a lifetime of nutrition, exercise, and genetics. ...Read more

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Having bone pain on left side, hip, shoulder and ribs. Alkaline pos level is250. Is it a pinched nerve?

Not likely: Probably need plain xrays, a bone scan, determine if alk phos is originating from bone and rule out paget's disease among other items. ...Read more

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I fell off my bike last Tues and the handle bars jabbed into my back, I think between ribs and hip bone. I was sore and iced that day. Now more pain?

I fell off my bike last Tues and the handle bars jabbed into my back, I think between ribs and hip bone. I was sore and iced that day. Now more pain?

See a doctor: You may have bruised the muscle in the back. If the pain does not improve with rest, ice, and taking anti-inflammatory such aleve (naproxen) or motrin after 7-10 days, then you should consult with your PCP for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Left side shoulder bone hurts, ribs to. Alkaline phos level is250. Hip bone hurts to?

Ask you doctor: This is a specific problem. Alkaline phosphatase may be elevated in diseases of the bone such as paget's disease or in tumors of the bone. A further diagnostic workup may be indicated and you should see you doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I have pain on my left hip betwwen hip bone and final rib. Is this associated to any colon cancer.

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Hi I have pain on my left hip betwwen hip bone and final rib. Is this associated to any colon cancer.

Colon cancer: Less likely. Colon cancer commonly present with GI symptoms first if any.
Risk of colon cancer is determined by age, family history of colon cancer under age 50, personal history of colon cancer or polyps, and high risk genetic syndromes. Under age 50, the risk of colon cancer is relatively low unless with high risk features as above. However, if your pain persist, you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain constant from belly button 2 rib cage also on left side and them goes 2 bottom of hip bone. Doesn't matter if eat or not, since friday noon time?

See a doctor: There‘s many possible causes. You should see a doctor to get a full check up and find out the true cause. ...Read more

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I've been having sharp stabbing pain between my lower rib and pelvic bone/hip on right side, it only lasts a few seconds but is all day pain, tender too?

I've been having sharp stabbing pain between my lower rib and pelvic bone/hip on right side, it only lasts a few seconds but is all day pain, tender too?

Right sided pain: Right sided abdominal pain can be a serious problem and should not be ignored. Possibilities include, appendicitis, gall bladder disease, kidney stones or ovarian disease. Associated symptoms include, fever, nausea, vomiting, etc. See a physician. They will want to examine you and perhaps order tests such as abdominal X-ray, ultrasound or CT scan. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dear Sir / Madam My girlfriend had severe pain in her right abdomen. She says the pain was from the lower part of her ribs to her hip bone. She is fit and does spinning, grid etc. Could this be a normal stitch of concern?

Dear Sir / Madam My girlfriend had severe pain in her right abdomen. She says the pain was from the lower part of her ribs to her hip bone. She is fit and does spinning, grid etc. Could this be a normal stitch of concern?

Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has fever), gall stones, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Patients with "moderate or severe" pain, meaning worse than mild, need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which usually needs surgery. ...Read more

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For the last 2-3 years, I've had a persistent, dull pain on my right side. It almost feels like it sits inside my hip bone. Approximately 6 months ago, it became worse, causing a level 7 pain in my at my hip and lower right ribs when I sit for long period

For the last 2-3 years, I've had a persistent, dull pain on my right side. It almost feels like it sits inside my hip bone. Approximately 6 months ago, it became worse, causing a level 7 pain in my at my hip and lower right ribs when I sit for long period

Maybe you need x-ray: Pain is the body's signal that something is wrong, and should be checked out. Symptoms of the hip, often need to have an x-ray to evaluate the hip or joint. And maybe blood tests to check for infection or inflammation. You are of an age when some diseases are more likely to show up, then somebody in their 20's. An exam, and the tests above may well be needed. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Discomfort from the left rib that runs thru left hip bone. 8 CM tumour removed 8 months ago off out side of bowel. Swelling around hip area.?

Discomfort from the left rib that runs thru left hip bone. 8 CM tumour removed 8 months ago off out side of bowel. Swelling around hip area.?

What tumor?: While there are many things that can explain pain on the rib cage and hip-however, the fact that you have a large tumor (which tumor you are referring here? Colon cancer? Or other kind-like gist?)- you definitely should talk to your doc and have further evaluation and make sure that the pain you have is not related to the tumor you had. Go to see you doc and have yourself checked. ...Read more

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It feels tight under my right rib cage above my hip bone, no pain when I touched it, not really a lump just hard area maybe muscle hopefully.

Hopefully: This condition will be examined, I could not begin to guess; however, it might be muscular; however, requires an examination- asap. ...Read more