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Could coccyx dislocation, fracture or coccydinia with pain & occasional numb feet cause bone erosion & tissue thickening on CT or something greater?

Other source. Bone erosion and nerve involvement am stem from another source. You should be evaluated. Read more...
Tailbone pain. Tailbone pain is frequently caused by degenerated lumbar discs. Numbness in the feet can be cause by narrowing of the spinal canal from overgrown joints and ligaments. Generally, arthritis is not associated with bony erosion rather bony growth. Read more...

How common is bone erosion? What could possibilities be for change over a months time on xrays? Was the tip of coccyx but now halfway up sacrum eroded

Context matters. Whoever ordered the X-rays should be answering your questions. It does not matter what it could be or how likely it is. What matters is what it is and how to treat. If your doctors don't know yet, they certainly will be working to find out the cause. If they haven't told you anything yet, it could be they don't know yet. If they do know, they will tell the patient or his/her designee. Read more...
See rheumatologist . At your age it is uncommon and warrants a sophisticated evaluation. Ask your physician for a referral to a rheumatologist for an evaluation . Read more...

I had a bankart repair last year and now the anchor sites (3) have turned cystic. One is very large with bone erosion. What are the treatment options?

Possible Rev surgery. If you shoulder is painful and or recurrently loose, revision surgery may help. An MRI and or and 3D CT scan would help best to delineate the degree of bone loss and best approach to any considers revision surgery . Read more...

Who do I seek help about jaw bone erosion: a regular dentist or a periodontist?

See a dentist first. The dentist will determine the amount of bone loss present and can treat accordingly. There may be other issues present like cavities or infection. If the gum disease is severe then you will probably be referred to a periodontist. The dentist is the first place to start. Good luck. Read more...
General Dentist. See a general dentist first. They can evaluate whether your problem is severe enough to determine whether it needs treatment by a specialist. Read more...
Periodontist. I would suggest seeing a periodontist if you are referring to bone loss around your teeth or edentulous ridges where you are missing teeth. Once a diagnosis is made, then the periodontist can refer you to a restorative dentist with whom he can work in implementing a treatment plan appropriate for your situation. Read more...

Why isn't this bluish oral lesion showing on a c-scan? ENT says it is a vessel and needs to be removed or checked every 6 months due to bone erosion.

Ct scan. CT scans show bone very well, not soft tissues. For that an MRI is best. Most likely your ENT is following your CT because if the lesion is growing, it will invade your bone and that part is visible on the CT. If your lesion does not do that, you would not need to remove it. So, not seeing the lesion is expected and good news. Read more...

MRI shows 4.8cm ovarianRight complex cyst, coccyx bone erosion, free fluid in pelvic area & simple ovarianLeft cysts. Should I request ca125 testing?

Maybe. I think it would be best to get the opinion of a gyn oncologist about this. While age 23 would be very unusual to have cancer, these gyn specialists would still be a good source of information. Hope this helps! Read more...

Negative RA blood work. MRI=bone erosion in MCP joint and wrist joint effusion. Pain in both hands. What are conditions other than RA it might be?

Rheumatoid arthritis. You should keep in mind that patients can still have rheumatoid arthritis even if blood work is negative, especially if the disease course is relatively early. Other conditions that can present similarly include but are not limited to lupus, gout, pseudogout, psoriatic arthritis or osteoarthritis. Hope that helps! Read more...

Tailbone pain worse, going up to hips, feet pins/needles, constipated, can't sit. Hubby now found a lump in my vagina, could all this be related? Prev sacral bone erosion & tissue thick. Mri next wk: (

Could be related. If you have an MRI scheduled then you've likely seen a doctor. If the doctor didn't find the vaginal mass then you should call him/her and ask to be seen before the mri. That mass might change the work up and imaging recommendations. Read more...
Nerve irritation . These could have symptoms suggest nerve irritation. This does not say what is irritating the nerve but this is what your physician is looking for with the mri. Read more...