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What causes bone deterioration on the rib

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Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

A couple of years ago, I fell down a flight of stairs and cracked all of my ribs. I am a 61 yr old woman. My Clavicle bones really hurt, but they didn`t stick out then By the way I am very thin. It has ... View answer

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Dr. Indu Kumar MD

I just had a bone scan as a part of a clinical trial -- I had treatment for breast cancer on the left side 4 years ago -- and there is "some cortical thickening of the left third rib" on the scan. My ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indu Kumar ( Radiologist)
Dr.  Ahmed Aly Hassan MD

im having unexplained bone fractures and normal blood work results.. i have taken antihistamines and anti depressants for years.. could this cause bone density problems that cause rib... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ahmed Aly Hassan ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Aashish Raghu MD

What is the cause of lumbar bone straightening. What is the corrective course of action? ... View answer

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Dr.  Saurabh Gupta MD

Dear Doctor, I have stiffness of bones right from my childhood. My paternal grandmother too have it ... solution. I dont have any pain in joints, nor in any part of body for now. What do you suggest for this?... View answer

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Dr. Olgeta Xhufka MD

I am a 28 Y/O female who has an enlarged rib bone on the R side, at about the 2nd intercostal area. Though the rib itself causes no pain, I do suffer some sternal pain if I lay a certain way too... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Olgeta Xhufka ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Sudhir Kumar MD

...due to possibly a fracture that was found.recently a dr. told me it may have,and most likely was caused from a bed wound that exposed my spine....can someone tell me what really caused my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Mukesh Tiwari MD

not see any new injuries, but my xrays showed a deteriated bone in my neck. I did notice a popping noise before , but now it s more often and more noticable. What cause this condition? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mukesh Tiwari ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Jayesh Vaza MD

I m a 19 Year old male, I ve had an enlarged left rib right under my breast for about at year .... I m afraid that I have cancer or what else could it be ? A benign tumor or maybe a metastasis. ... View answer

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Hello, my husband has an area of swelling on his left side under his chest muscle but on top of the rib bones. It is not painful but is tender to the touch. He is in otherwise good health and no strange ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)

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Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

Hello. Thanks for writing to us. Bone infection can be caused by an external injury or due to the spread of infection through the blood. Detailed investigations are needed to find the cause. I hope...

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Welcome to Health Care Magic It depends on the location, nature, severity, duration, associated features, precipitating and relieving factors… so on It can be from the heart, lung, bone, muscle, food pipe etc… See...

Dr.   Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

Hi and thanks for the query, I suggest you should be talking of anemia which is low levels of hemoglobin, a substance that carries oxygen in red blood cells. The causes are varied, could be due to problems with...