Bone necrosis

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What is Bone necrosis?

Bone necrosis, also called avascular necrosis is a disease resulting from the temporary or permanent loss of the blood supply to the bones. Without blood, the bone and tissue surrounding it dies, which causes the bone to deteriorate, often leading to collapse of a joint.

What is it like to have Bone necrosis?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Bone necrosis and its symptoms?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Balance and gait training, Bed Body Movement w/PT, Exercise machines) 10 more
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Bone necrosis (3)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Bone necrosis (3)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil, Advil Extra Strength, Advil Liqui-Gel) 42 more
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Anaprox, Anaprox-DS, E-Mylan Naproxen) 8 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Aredia)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Bone necrosis (1)

Data from patients with Bone necrosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Bone necrosis

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Balance and gait training, Bed Body Movement w/PT, Exercise machines) 10 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Bone necrosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Bone Pain
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Bone necrosis (3)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bone necrosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hospitalization Limited range of motion 1 more
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Bone necrosis (3)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil, Advil Extra Strength, Advil Liqui-Gel) 42 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Lightheadedness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Anaprox, Anaprox-DS, E-Mylan Naproxen) 8 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Aredia)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Bone necrosis (1)

Data from patients with Bone necrosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Bone necrosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 7
30s 25
40s 33
50s 38
60s 10
70+ 3

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

69% Females
31% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 20
30-39 years 20
40-49 years 14
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 97
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Bone necrosis patients who have completed their condition history
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