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 ...
Definition If more pressure is put on a bone than it can stand, it will split or break. A break of any size is called a fracture. If the broken bone punctures the skin, it is called an open fracture (compound fracture). A stress fracture is a hairline crack in the bone that develops because of repeated or prolonged forces against the bone. Alternative Names Bone - broken; Fracture; Stress fracture Considerations It is hard to tell a dislocated bone from a broken bone. However, both are emergency situations, and the basic first aid steps are the same. Causes The following are common causes of broken bones: Fall from a height
Motor vehicle accidents
Child abuse Repetitive forces, such as those caused by running, can cause stress fractures of the foot, ankle, tibia, or hip
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