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I am an Iraqi War Veteran who has been diagnosed through the Veterans Administration to have Chronic Migraine Syndrome. I have Migraines - with auras- 3-4 times a week depending on if the pain cycle can be broken. I have gone many times with a severe migraine lasting 2 days to 3 weeks without a break in pain. I understand that everyone's risk for certain conditions vary person to person but with this type of migraine and pain how high is the risk for stroke? Is stroke the only major issue that can come from the pain cycle not being broken? Thank you, Erica.
Thank you for serving. Now, to get to your question:
We're not quite following what you mean when you say you have migraines with aura three to four times a week, depending on if the pain cycle can be broken . Are you saying you have three to four migraines a week, or are you saying that you have migraines three to four days a week? The latte...
If you've ever had a broken bone, you know that there are several ways to repair the fracture. One way is to splint or cast the bone and wait for it to heal on it's own, or if the fracture is complex, surgery may be necessary where the option's for internal fixation would be, rods and screws, plates and screws, or pins and wires, and some require bone transplantation obtained usually from the hip (iliac crest) to fill the non union portion of the fracture. All of these approaches, aside from casting, involve surgery, a hospital stay of several days, physical therapy, bone graft site and surgical site healing.
When your surgeon harvests bone from your hip, an incision is made above the bone and then they extract and collect the bone with a drilling device. This approach has to heal just like the fracture repair portion and sometimes problems occur, like bone infection, delayed incision healing, and additional pain from the process of removing the necessary bone from your hip to ...
Alternative Names Aches and pains in bones; Pain - bones Home Care For unexplained bone pain, see your health care provider. Call your health care provider if Take any bone pain or tenderness very seriously. Contact your health care provider if you have any unexplained bone pain. What to expect at your health care provider's office Your health care provider will ask you about your medical history and perform a physical exam. Medical history questions may include: Location of the pain
Is the pain in the forearms, hands, lower legs, or feet ( distal extremities)? Is the pain in the main part of the arm or leg? Is the pain in the heels (calcaneal pain)? Time and pattern of the pain
When did you first notice the pain (at what age did the pain begin)? How long have you had the pain? Is it getting worse? What other symptoms do you have? Diagnostic tests that may be performed include: Blood studies (such as CBC , blood differential ) Bone x-rays , including a bone scan CT or MRI scan Hormone level studies Pituit...
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