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Bone pain

Bone pain: Introduction

Bone pain: Pain affecting the bones. See detailed information below for a list of 272 causes of Bone pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Bone pain:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Bone pain. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Bone pain

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Causes of Types of Bone pain:

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Bone pain: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Bone pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Bone pain Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Bone pain may include:

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Stories from Users for Bone pain

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Diagnostic tests for Bone pain:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Bone pain. Some of these are listed below :

  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count and ESR to detect anemia, infection, inflammation, leukemia
    • Renal function, electrolytes and liver function tests especially to test for alkaline phosphatase, calcium and phosphorus. Bone metastases may cause elevated alkaline phosphatase and calcium. Multiple myeloma may have evidence of renal failure and may have elevated calcium, protein and uric acid. Paget's disease can have elevated alkaline phosphatase
    • Arthritis screen depending on suspicion including Rheumatoid factor, ANA and ENA antibodies, HLA-B27
    • PSA and serum acid phosphatase if suspect prostate cancer as cause for bone metastases
    • Protein electrophoresis may diagnose Multiple myeloma
  • more tests...»

Bone pain: Animations

Medications or substances causing Bone pain:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Bone pain as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Bone pain: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Bone pain may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Bone pain

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Bone pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

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Bone pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Bone pain

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Bone pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Bone pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Bone pain listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Bone pain as a symptom include:

Organs affected by Bone pain:

The list of organs typically affected by Bone pain may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Bone pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Bone pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Bone pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Bone pain. Of the 272 causes of Bone pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 14 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 252 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bone pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Bone pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Bone pain:

The following list of medical conditions have Bone pain or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Bone pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Bone pain based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Bone pain?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Bone pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Bone pain:

    Ostealgia, Osteodynia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Bone pain:

    Subtypes of Bone pain:

    Temporary increase in bone pain (4 causes), Skeletal pain (5 causes), Generalised musculoskeletal pain (12 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Bone pain:

    Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Bone pain:

    Muscle pain (956 causes), Muscle cramps (283 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Bone pain (272 causes), Fractures (149 causes), Bone disorders, Bone loss (23 causes), Bone injury, Fracture, Arthritis (224 causes), Osteoarthritis (29 causes), Rheumatoid arthritis (17 causes), Ankylosing spondylitis, Osteoporosis (313 causes), Bone cancer

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    Medical News summaries about Bone pain

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Bone pain

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