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What Is Degenerative Bone Disease
Many: Depends on an accurate diagnosis and the bones involved. ...Read more
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
See below.: Degenerative joint disease, as the wear and tear affects the joints. Multiple options; starting with pain meds, like the nsaids, tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis, weight reduction, daily exercises to not only keep wt down but strengthen the muscles which moves the joints, using assistive devices like a cane/stick, crutches/walker; stronger pain meds and if nothing works the surgery. Trip to a dr would help. ...Read more
Spine or extremities: Degenerative disease is commonly misunderstood it does not relate to bone rather the supporting structures such cartilage or in case of spine the discs height loss to disc deteriotion is common after 40 si it is important to preserve supporting structures such as ligaments bone and muscle maintain core body strength. Stay flexible [yoga] and maintain bone strength with calcium and vitamin d. ...Read more
S 1 l 5 degenerative bone disease const. Pain spin compresses and the pain is bad. Told not a cand. For surgery taking pain meds now have stronger meds?
No: An employer can not ask a direct? About your medical health. If you have to undergo a physical for your job that changes the information you must reveal. ...Read more
My doctor has been prescribing to me 300mg tramadol per day for osteoarthritis and degenerative bone disease. Will this be effective in treating it?
No quick fix: There are many different kinds of bone diseases (breaks, infections, weaknesses & metabolic problems, to name a few), but bone grows and heals slowly, so it will always take time to heal. Most important is to have correct diagnosis and treatment started as soon as possible, good nutrition and start exercising once your doctor says it is safe to do so. Good luck! ...Read more
Fibrous dysplasia: Multifocal fibrous dysplasia can affect just one side of the body. Along with abnormal areas of pigmentation and endocrine dysfunction this is known as mccune-albright syndrome. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on type of disease. Could be orthopedic surgeon, rheumatologist or endocrinologist. ...Read more
Depends on age: SMalignant bone tumors begin in pre teens as PNET lesions ie Ewings sarcoma. This progress with age to osteogenic Sa. In older teens we see osteogenic sarcoma. Older people get enlarging lesions such as Pagets disease which converts to sarcoma. Cartilagenous tumors can be congenital or isolated as parostoeal chondrosarcomas. With many epithelial malgiancies tumors can spread to bone. ...Read more
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