Stress fracture

What is Stress fracture?

A stress fracture is a small crack in a bone. Stress fractures often develop from overuse, such as from high-impact sports like distance running or basketball.

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I have had a skeletal scan due to pain right underneath my buttocks on the left proximal femur. A lesion showed up...but it almost looks like a...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
This is unlikely to be from trauma or stress fracture.

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for writing in to us.

There is a small lytic...

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I recently found out I have mild scoliosis I started getting pains in my knee about the 3 rd adjustments by the 5th my kneewas swollen ( don’t...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Degenerative changes

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Thanks for the query,

Usually, this can go together especially in a degenerative...

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Yes< I have an achy pain in the sole of my left foot when I was that began yesterday. It has improved a bit today and I did go to my exercise class...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Possible stress fracture

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

I understand your concern. From what you describe it sounds like a stress fracture,...

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