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.

Common symptoms reported by people with Bone necrosis

Common symptoms
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Treatments taken by people with Bone necrosis

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Treatment name(s)
Type
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Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Bone necrosis (3)
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Type
Surgery
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Bone necrosis (3)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Naproxen 500)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Bone necrosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Bone necrosis

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Side effects
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Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bone necrosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Bone Pain
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Bone necrosis (3)
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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)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Naproxen 500)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Bone necrosis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Bone necrosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • 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 8
30s 24
40s 35
50s 42
60s 11
70+ 4

Sex

Distribution of sex

70% Female
30% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 21
30-39 years 22
40-49 years 16
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 104
Not Diagnosed 2

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