According to the University of Washington School of Medicine, bone lucencies can be caused by a variety of factors, such as cysts, cancer, benign tumors or infection. Healio goes on to point out that fractures also cause... More »

Bacteria that eats away at the ligaments connecting the teeth to the bone and the underlying jawbone causes bone loss in the teeth, explains Pasadena Periodontics & Dental Implants. Individuals who lose multiple teeth an... More »

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Bone pain in the legs can be a symptom of a variety of conditions, including bone cancer, anemia, infection, injury and overuse, according to MedlinePlus. Osteoporosis, osteomyelitis and leukemia are other possibilities.... More »

Sources such as the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, or AOFAS, and the Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopedic Surgery indicate that there are several different factors that can influence a doctor's decision t... More »

When someone breaks a bone, the degree of pain felt can depend on factors such as the type of fracture and location. For example, a hairline fracture may not cause much pain, but a more severe break can cause a symptom l... More »

Prolonged menstrual periods can be caused by a variety of factors, such as hormonal fluctuations, benign tumors in the uterus and bleeding disorders, according to Healthline. It's important for women with prolonged menst... More »

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As with other parts of the body, psoriasis on the feet is caused by a variety of factors, including emotional stress, trauma and infection, according to WebMD. Psoriasis generally runs in families, but it can skip genera... More »

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