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Bone Death (AVN)

Discussion in 'Ask your questions here' started by rose girl, Oct 16, 2019.

  1. rose girl

    rose girl New Member

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    Has anyone had experience with bone death in any part of their feet? I suffered a Jones fracture 8 weeks ago and was told that it looks like the fracture is healed, but that now the head of my bone under the fracture is dying. I'm seeing a specialist tomorrow (finally) and really really scared for what this means. I do not want surgery and another set of months on crutches. I can't find any research or anything about it and all I can do is think about worse case scenarios. I'm hoping there will be ways to fix it without surgery but have no idea. I'll post an update when I can, but I wondered if I could find anyone who knows about this at all.
  2. rose girl

    rose girl New Member

    I saw the specialist and he said my bone is only dark and looks like that because it's lost density while being on crutches, and that it's nothing to worry about.

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