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What is Avascular Necrosis?

Avascular Necrosis is a death of bone tissue that happens due to a loss of blood supply. AVN is also termed as osteonecrosis or aseptic necrosis. However, if not treated on time, Avascular Necrosis can cause the bone to collapse. Consult Dr. GS Natt as he offers the best AVN treatment in Chandigarh.

Avascular Necrosis mostly affects the hip. Its other frequent target areas are the shoulder, knees, and ankles.

Symptoms

In its initial stage, Avascular Necrosis usually does not have symptoms. As this disease gets worse, it eventually becomes painful. At first, it might only hurt if you put pressure on the affected area. The pain becomes more constant over time. Moreover, if the bone and the surrounding joint collapse, you might have severe pain and discomfort that makes you unable to use your joint. If you want to avoid getting into such a painful situation, contact out best AVN doctor in Chandigarh today.

Causes and Risk Factors for Avascular Necrosis

Alcohol: Several alcoholic drinks in a day can cause fat Deposits to form in your blood. These fatty deposits lower the blood supply to your bones.

Medical Treatments: Radiation therapy for cancer can sometimes weaken the bones. Other conditions associated with Avascular Necrosis include organ transplants, like kidney transplants.

Steroid Drugs: Long term use of steroids, that is, inflammation-fighting drugs, can lead to 35 percent of all causes of non-traumatic Avascular Necrosis.

Trauma: Dislocation or breaking of hips can damage nearby blood vessels. It can cut the supply of blood to your bones. However, Avascular Necrosis may affect 20 percent or more of people who dislocate a hip. Worry no more, our AVN treatment in Mohali is here to help.

Blood clots, inflammation, and damage to your arteries: All of these medical issues can block the blood flow to your bones.

If you have been experiencing any such medical issue, consult our best AVN doctor in Mohali today.

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