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Bones are painful

Also known as Bone Pain, Skeletal Pain, and Ostalgia

Ostalgie is a German term referring to nostalgia for aspects of life in East Germany. It is derived from the German words Ost (east) and Nostalgie (nostalgia).

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What causes it?

The most common causes of bones are painful are bruise, sprain or strain, and fracture of the shoulder. Other possible causes, such as osteoarthritis, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with bones are painful, 28% report having back pain, 26% report having shoulder pain, and 25% report having sharp chest pain.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with bones are painful often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, examination of breast, excision, physical therapy exercises, magnetic resonance imaging, application of splint and biopsy .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with bones are painful include coal tar-salicylic acid topical, alosetron (lotronex), cisatracurium (nimbex), tapentadol (nucynta), methylsulfonylmethane, diphenoxylate (lomotil), pentazocine (talwin), ethambutol, clemastine (tavist), ethosuximide, teriparatide (forteo), deferasirox (exjade) and becaplermin topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for bones are painful include .

Age

< 1 years
0.4x
1-4 years
0.3x
5-14 years
0.9x
15-29 years
1.0x
30-44 years
1.2x
45-59 years
1.1x
60-74 years
1.2x
75+ years
1.0x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.9x
Hispanic
1.0x
White
1.1x
Other
0.8x
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