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
Pets, Citalopram, Alprazolam
Oxymorphone, Acetaminophen (Paracetamol), Medical marijuana
Quetiapine, Zolpidem, Alprazolam
Armodafinil, Methylphenidate, Vitamin B12 Injection
Citalopram, Duloxetine, Bupropion

What do patients take to treat Bone necrosis and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Ibupain, Buscofem, Tomaflex, Busco Ibuprofren)

1

(Soft Tissue Massage, Vestibular Therapy, PRRT, Recumbent Stepper)

1

(Naproxen 500, Naprelan 500, EC Naprosyn, Novo-Naprox)

0

These charts show data from Bone necrosis patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Bone necrosis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 117 patients have this condition
  • 2 new patients joined this month
  • 31 say Bone necrosis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 10
30s 25
40s 27
50s 30
60s 8
70+ 2

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

70% Females
30% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 19
30-39 years 19
40-49 years 10
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 89
Not Diagnosed 3

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