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What is the definition or description of: Enlarged bones?

What is the definition or description of: Enlarged bones?

Hypertrophy : Hypertrophy is one of the medical terms to describe an enlarged bone, which can have a number of potential causes. ...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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Do enlarged bones have any noticeable physical or psychological effects?

Do enlarged bones have any noticeable physical or psychological effects?

Not really: At age 41 there are no bones that enlarge except as a result of calcification and which is not noticeable to a naked eye. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bone spurs in c/t spine?

What is the best treatment for bone spurs in c/t spine?

Dose it bother you: If it dose and not improve by medications, go and see neuro- surgeon he will tell out if you an operation to take it out. ...Read more

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Which is the best treatment for advanced osteporsis(bone disease)?

Protection: Protection against falls, eliminating (if possible) contributing medications, optimize calcium intake, use a bone protective agent (actonel or miacalcitonin) and assure adequate vitamin d. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for knee bone spur?

What is the best treatment for knee bone spur?

Location: will drive your management options as well as your sptoms. These options may vary widely. We need more information. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for slowly developing bone pain?

What is the best treatment for slowly developing bone pain?

Bone Pain: Bone pain is a symptom and it should be investigated before you start any treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for multiple osteolytic lesions in both parietal bones?

Need MRI: The main question is why are there multiple osteolytic lesions in your skull? Osteolytic lesions mean the bone is being broken down. This could be a sign of a serious problem. See your family md as soon as possible and probaby a neurosurgeon for a skull biopsy. ...Read more

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My doctor found a tumor in my spine and missing a disc so I have bone rubbing on bone what is the best treatment?

Need mor einfo: We need to know the nature of the tumor on your spine? Is it a cancer? What type of cancer? The treatment for your problem is going to be targeted on the tumor. Do you have an oncologist or neurosurgeon giving you advice as to what can be done? I am sure your doctors have a plan for treating your tumor? ...Read more

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If you have osteoarthritis and a bone spur in the shoulder. Is the best treatment surgery?

If you have osteoarthritis and a bone spur in the shoulder. Is the best treatment surgery?

No: Surgery should be the last resort. I recommend trying injections first-prednisone or synthetic joint fluid (like synvisc) can be helpful. The only indications for surgery are pain and inability to move. ...Read more

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I have a broken bone spur on my femur. What is the best treatment for this?

I have a broken bone spur on my femur. What is the best treatment for this?

See below: Usually relative rest is all you need to employ to get adequate healing. Rarely, they need to be removed surgically if there is chronic pain. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bone spur in bottom of big toe?

What is the best treatment for bone spur in bottom of big toe?

Best??: If you can be comfortable with a change in shoes or a pad - good. If padding or shoe change does not work other conservative measures are not likely to work either. Surgery would then be your best course. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for osteod osteoma since it is in critical place inside the bone of ankle& maybcause damage to bones and nerves around it?

What is the best treatment for osteod  osteoma since it is in critical place inside the bone of ankle& maybcause damage to bones and nerves around it?

CT location, surgery: Depending on the location of the tumor, a ct guided or a MRI of the exact location of the lesion needs to be performed. With a guided approach, minimal damage to surrounding tissue (nerves) can irradicate the tumor. ...Read more

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If lymphoma occurs in small intestine, what is the best treatment protocol for a cure. Bone marrow and blood test was negative. Should I be concerned?

If lymphoma occurs in small intestine, what is the best treatment protocol for a cure. Bone marrow and blood test was negative. Should I be concerned?

To a degree: Treatment of small bowel lymphoma requires proper histology and staging in addition to factors such as age, multiple areas of involvement, tumor size, and perforation. The best treatment for GI lymphoma is limited resection of the tumor, followed by postoperative radiotherapy. Cure rate is approximately 75% even with aggressive histologic types. Chemotherapy is reserved for advanced-staged tumors. In patients with regional nodal involvement or extranodal involvement confined to one side of the diaphragm ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for newborn collar bone fracture?

What is the best treatment for newborn collar bone fracture?

They heal alone: They heal by themselves in about a week or two without specific treatment.Have to be careful how to position the newborn in bed and how to hold the baby when in your arms. ...Read more

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Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Treatment: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a bone spur in my heal, medication nor home treatment does not work. Would surgery be the best solution?

Plantar Fasciitis: "Bone Spurs" or "Heel Spurs" are old ways of expressing one of the most common problems I see in practice: Plantar Fasciitis. The pain does not come from a spur, but actually comes from tension and inflammation across this ligament. I DO NOT recommend surgery for this problem. I am able to get rid of the problem 99% of the time in my patients conservatively. See a Podiatrist. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for bone cancer?

Discuss w oncologist: Need more info. On "bone cancer"- if its myeloma then regimens with meds such as velcade, revlimid, (lenalidomide) steroids are very effective and followed by transplant in some cases. Other "bone cancers" such as osteosarcomas require cjemothearpy and surgery to cure patients effectively. Best discussed with the treating oncologist and can look up sites such as cancer.Net; american cancer society; etc. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for broken bone?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for broken bone?

Nothing: Bone will heal at its own rate. Treatment involves aligning the broken ends so they heal straight. It can be done externally with a cast or fixator, or internally with surgical placement of pins, plates and rods. Which is done depends on many factors. ...Read more

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Enlarged Bones (Definition)

Hypertrophy is one of the medical terms to describe an enlarged bone, which can have a ...Read more