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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 would cause me hip and leg bone, hurt do bad I can't lay on my left side. And my leg just pain that so deep in my bone can't help with nothing.

What would cause me hip and leg bone, hurt do bad I can't lay on my left side. And my leg just pain that so deep in my bone can't help with nothing.

See your doctor: With such symptoms, you should go see your doctor for evaluation. You will need to be examined. There are various things that could cause the symptoms you described -- it could be something related to your lumbar spine, or some other more serious problems. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of shock from breaking a big leg bone or other major injury?

What are symptoms of shock from breaking a big leg bone or other major injury?

Let us try to help: Although the most common shock observed in trauma is related to hemorrhage, shock can be classified into three general categories, neurogenic, hypovolemic, obstructive. Each have different symptomes, and treatment related to the injury. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my leg bone, hit my leg 2 months ago on a metal staircase while getting on the bus. There is no pain but I am scared of a bump still.

I have a bump on my leg bone, hit my leg 2 months ago on a metal staircase while getting on the bus. There is no pain but I am scared of a bump still.

Bone contusion: Sometimes a person can get a bone contusion that can take months to go away. Rarely, a hematoma (bruise) can get large and not resolve as the blood dries up and stays "loculated' under the skin requiring surgical evacuation. If concerned, see your dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Should you be able to feel bumps on your lower leg bone?

Should you be able to feel bumps on your lower leg bone?

Depends on location: Some parts of the lower leg are easily felt through the skin. If one side is different from the other or you have any pain or discomfort, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the leg bone from below the knee down?

What can cause pain in the leg bone from below the knee down?

Popliteal lesions: Is the symptom only at rest or while active? Popliteal space is behind the knee. Baker's cysts compress the tibial nerve, adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery and popliteal entrapment (artery compression by the popliteus muscle) should be in the differential diagnosis. Possible patellar (knee) arthritis or tibial nerve injury can also be assessed. ...Read more

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If your leg bone is dead can u still move your feet?

If your leg bone is dead can u still move your feet?

Possibly: While osteonecrosis or bone death can be due to several causes, it would not necessarily involve multiple parts of the limb. Since the cause of bone death in leg bone would generally be from disruption in blood supply in that part of the body, movement of adjoining feet bones may not be affected if muscles, tendons and nerve haven't been damaged simultaneously.. ...Read more

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How likely is my jumping ability to be permanently affected by a broken leg bone?

How likely is my jumping ability to be permanently affected by a broken leg bone?

It depends: If a broken leg heals in good alignment jumping ability is unlikely to be affected. If there is nonhealing, shortening, malrotation, or malalignment there may a residual effect. However, it would depend on the severity of the injury and what the limb looks like after it is healed. ...Read more

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Since 5, everytime my brother makes too much effort, in the evening he gets terrible leg bone aches that even wake him up! Why? What's wrong with him?

Growth spurt: If your brother is going through a growth spurt the bones grow faster then the muscles so the muscles are a little too short to work well. They are then overworked and at night they cramp up and cause pain. This condition usually corrects itself as the muscles get longer with normal growth. Please have him checked by his Pediatrician to make sure that he is OK and that this is normal for him. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on the leg I have been feeling this sharp pain coming from the leg bone, starts at the bottom and then goes up, comes and goes even in my sleep. What could this be?

Sharp pain on the leg I have been feeling this sharp pain coming from the leg bone, starts at the bottom and then goes up, comes and goes even in my sleep. What could this be?

Could be many things: You need to see an orthopedic doctor to rule out things like fracture, glycogen storage disease, cancer, etc. You will likely need an MRI and blood tests. Best wishes and good luck. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to have a broken arm or leg bone?

What does it feel like to have a broken arm or leg bone?

Painful!: Until the bone is stabilized either operatively or non-operatively, it is very painful! ...Read more

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What's right thing for leg bone fracture?

Xray: First get an xray and then get a cast if surgery is not needed. Make sure you are seen by an orthopedic surgeon. You will then get a set of instructrions to include whether or not you can bear weight or start physical therapy. ...Read more

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I'm 19yrs old and have bone pain in my back and legs. Never at the same time but my leg bone pain is getting bad. What could it be?

I'm 19yrs old and have bone pain in my back and legs. Never at the same time but my leg bone pain is getting bad. What could it be?

It could be bone or: It is often hard to separate muscle pain from bone pain. Unless you have done unusual or excessive walking or running, it is hard to pin point what is going on. You should try resting for a few days and use mild pain medicine like tylenol (acetaminophen) couple of times a day. If it did not settle down in 3-5 days, you should go see your doctor and ask him to check you to find out why you ahve these pains. ...Read more

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My spleen is removed, 1and 1/2 year ago in accident and my right leg bone fractured what diet should I taken?

No special diet: Don't really need any special diet assuming your injuries are healed. Just follow a balanced sensible diet with fresh fruits and vegetables and lean protein sources. Also remember to avoid dehydration. ...Read more

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My doctors found my leg bone in my fibula had a strange shape to the top of it like a ball was growing inside my bone. They've ordered a mri. Worried!?

My doctors found my leg bone in my fibula had a strange shape to the top of it like a ball was growing inside my bone. They've ordered a mri. Worried!?

Bone growth: The description is probably indicating expansion of the proximal fibula. This can be caused by benign processes such as cyst, tumor, or posttraumatic lesion. Sometimes the expansion represents malignant tumor (cartilage, bone, fibrous tissue etc). Age of patient is noted. Depending on the interpretation of the xray image and mr imaging, the process could represent either benign or malignant process. ...Read more

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