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Risk of breaking same bone twice?

Risk of breaking same bone twice?

Depends on where: One can break the same bone twice, but the likelihood of having the break occur in the same exact location is low since the healed fracture is often times stronger than the original bone. ...Read more

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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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How soon can bone break be diagnosed?

Xray: Usually it can be diagnosed as soon as an xray is taken. ...Read more

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What is the most common bone to break?

What is the most common bone to break?

Age Dependent: The most commonly broken bone in those younger than 75 is the distal radius (a wrist fracture), with finger fractures very common as well. After the age of 75 hip fractures become more common, but wrist fractures remain the most common. ...Read more

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What is the most painful bone to break?

What is the most painful bone to break?

Any broken bone is: Painful, some more due to the associated injury to nerves/tendons may be more painful, in some people with low pain threshold, while others with a high threshold wouldn't have that much pain. Pain is an individual response to a broken bone or any other injury, meaning its of different intensity in different people. ...Read more

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How does a bone with titanium plate break?

How does a bone with titanium plate break?

Didnt heal: A plate is placed to hold a bone in place and allow healing. If the bone goes on to nonunion (doesnt heal), the plate is subjected to stress and will eventually break. It is also possible to fracture the treated bone above or below the plate. ...Read more

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How badly can it hurt when you break a bone?

Very painful: It is usually very painful because of all the nerve ending in the membrane that covers bone. ...Read more

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Can too much bone grow back after a bone break?

Bone repair: Yes over growth of bone happens. The bone is responding to the trauma and begins to make more bone. Some if that bone is called callus and is used to stabilize the bone on the outside while the inside repairs. Bone spurs also develop as bone is trying to repair itself ...Read more

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Is it possible to break a bone without it hurting?

Is it possible to break a bone without it hurting?

In general, no.: Pain is always a matter of perception, and some individuals feel very little while others aere very sensitive to painful stimuli. A fracture or broken bone is usually very painful. However, a fracture that is not subject to heavy loads may not be painful until stessed. ...Read more

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What would be a way to get the courage to break a bone?

Your own bone?: If it is your own bone - you shouldn't be breaking it. When a bone does require re-breaking it should be done by a trained physician. ...Read more

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If you break your bone does it get stronger afterwards?

No: Despite the quote by friedrich wilhelm nietzsche - what doesn't kill you will not always make you stronger. ...Read more

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Could a slow car roll or a fast drive break a bone easier?

Could a slow car roll or a fast drive break a bone easier?

Fast moving: Will increase the energy and probably cause worse impact ...Read more

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Could it be possible your bones to break on their own?

Could it be possible your bones to break on their own?

Usually not: Some may be more susceptible to a fractures due to brittle bones, but for a fracture to take place there usually needs to be some sort of external pressure or force. ...Read more

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Could really skinny people break bones easier than not really skinny people?

Could really skinny people break bones easier than not really skinny people?

Many factors: Thin people may not have as much external cushion. It also depends on the quality of the bone, due to factors such as nutrition, age, and general health. ...Read more

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I smashed my foot, did i break a bone?

Xray: You need an x-ray asap. If you have a broken bone, it is much easier to treat early on, otherwise it may heal in the wrong position which can cause other problems down the road. ...Read more

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Which bone is easiest to break in your hand?

Which bone is easiest to break in your hand?

Depends?: None are particularly "easy" to break. Probably the most common bone in the hand that we see broken on a regular basis is the end of the last hand bone (5th metacarpal). This is a "boxer's fracture" an is usually due to punching something harder than the bone! usually out of anger! then the distal ends of the fingers because they get caught in doors and such. Some wrist bones too! ...Read more

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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