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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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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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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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What is the most common type of bone injury to the elbow?

Fracture: If you are asking about most common fracture about the elbow, then the radial head is the answer. Simple bone contusions are more common than fractures however. ...Read more

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What is the most commonly broken bone in the arm? Usually how is it broken?

What is the most commonly broken bone in the arm? Usually how is it broken?

Radius : The end of the radius on the forearm is the most commonly fractured bone. A fall on an outstretched hand is the most common mechanism. If I can be if further help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-Clarkeholmes ...Read more

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What is the easiest bone to break in your arm? How is it usually broken? What is the main reason for a broken arm?

What is the easiest bone to break in your arm? How is it usually broken? What is the main reason for a broken arm?

@ Ur age, no bone is: easily broken, but each bone has the ability 2 B fractured if the stress is significant enough. The causes of fractures R many, from stress Fx's 2 major trauma. ...Read more

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How common is it to fracture the same bone?

How common is it to fracture the same bone?

Depends: The fracture of a bone generally depends on the force directed to the bone. Thus, the refracture of a bone is certainly possible if a force is directed at the same location as the previous break. The site of a previous fracture is no more or less likely to fracture than any other site. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of myocarditis and how to prevent it ?

What is the most common cause of myocarditis and how to prevent it ?

Idiopathic: Most causes are actually unknown, hence this term idiopathic. But in reality most commonly this is felt to be the complication of many different types of infections particularly viruses. Unfortunatley, you can't readily prevent many viral infections besides optimizing your immune system, so eat health, be active, sleep well and be good about hygeine!! Best of luck. ...Read more

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What is the most commonly broken bone in football?

The fingers.: The finger and hands bones are the most commonly broken bones associated with football. The nature of the game, being a collision sport, puts these bones at most risk. ...Read more

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What is the most fragile bone in the body?

What is the most fragile bone in the body?

Arrrgh: The small toe bones are the most commonly fractured bones. Most sailors have broken the small toe. Construction workers also break foot bones frequently, especially if they do not wear steel toed shoes. Technically, there is no most fragile bone as the tiny bones of the inner ear would be easy to break but don't due to their location. ...Read more

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What is the most common thing to cause dermatitis?

What is the most common thing to cause dermatitis?

Dermatitis: Dermatitis is inflammation of the skin. The skin is usually red and itchy and may be scaly. Eczema or atopic dermatitis is probably most common, but there are many different causes, like allergic reactions, reactions to medications, infections, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, infections, and other inflammatory conditions of the skin. ...Read more

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What is the most brittle bone in the human body?

What is the most brittle bone in the human body?

Brittle : Nose or small bone in neck called coracoid process, or coccyx at lower end of spine. ...Read more

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Cartilage tears are they common and what is the best way to fix it especially. In the knees?

Cartilage tears are they common and what is the best way to fix it especially. In the knees?

Knee pain: Cartilage tears and cartilage degeneration are extremely common, especially in the knees. Cartilage lays over the knee bones and lines the joint. It also produces synovial fluid which acts as a lubricant and reduces friction inside the joint (think oil inside your engine). Fix: consider physical therapy, relubricating hyluronic acid injections, regenerative treatment(prp, stem cells), or surgery. ...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 the most common treatment for a dislocated collar bone?

What is the most common treatment for a dislocated collar bone?

Non-operative care: A collarbone (clavicle) can be dislocated both at the shoulder - an acromioclavicular dislocation ("separated shoulder") or much less commonly at the center of the chest (a sternoclavicular dislocation). The ac dislocation has six types, types 1-3 are the most common. Generally, treatment is conservative, with early motion and advancing activities as tolerated. Common rugby/footbal/hockey injury. ...Read more

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Would like to know the most common form of cancer is?

Would like to know the most common form of cancer is?

See below: Prostate, breast, lung, colorectal, melanoma (skin), and bladder cancer are the most common types. A full list is published at: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/types/commoncancers. ...Read more

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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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Is tendon snapping common after bone breaks?

Is tendon snapping common after  bone breaks?

Don't swallow bones.: Bones are not easily digestible, but the real risk of swallowing fish bones is that they may pierce the esophagus and become stuck. It is the small bones that pose the greatest risk. It is best to remove bones before eating or to be extremely careful. If a bone sticks in your throat go to the er for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is a tendon snapping common after a bone break?

Not Very: It's not very common, but possible. Depending on how long it's been after the break has healed, the snapping could be due to 1) swelling in the tendon lining, 2) swelling in a joint if the fracture and tendon are near the joint, or 3) increased pressure on the tendon because of deformity (misalignment) of the fracture. Usually this gets better as the swelling decreases over time. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment for a dislocated collar bone?

Non-operative care: A collarbone (clavicle) can be dislocated both at the shoulder - an acromioclavicular dislocation ("separated shoulder") or much less commonly at the center of the chest (a sternoclavicular dislocation). The ac dislocation has six types, types 1-3 are the most common. Generally, treatment is conservative, with early motion and advancing activities as tolerated. Common rugby/footbal/hockey injury. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment for a bone cyst?

What is the most common treatment for a bone cyst?

Nothing: Except if it is very large and in a vulnerable area like the neck of the femur which coild result in a fracture through the cyst treated successfully by injecting the cyst with cortisone or other bone forming substances rarely needs a bone graft. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment for bone cancer?

There's no common-: -treatment for bone tumors. The treatment is driven by the diagnosis. Benign or malignant, and also location & type. ...Read more

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What is the most common type of bone injury to the elbow?

Fracture: If you are asking about most common fracture about the elbow, then the radial head is the answer. Simple bone contusions are more common than fractures however. ...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 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