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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
A few things: Regular activities on your feet can help maintain bone density. Talk to your doctor about medication use. Omeprazole can contribute to bone density l ... Read More
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Dr. Lotfi Hacein-Bey
40 years experience Radiology
Stay active: The most important factor is maintaining bone mass in patients your age is to remain physically active; you should also take calcium and vitamin d, al ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No issues: It is highly unlikely that a 38 year old would have experienced any bone loss after 3 years of omeprazole. Do not worry.
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
??: There is some data that all meds to reduce stomach acid (h2 antagonists and ppi's which is what Omeprazole is not with Tums (calcium carbonate) ) have ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Actonel (risedronate) : Actonel (risedronate) and Forteo are in a class of drugs called bisphonates. These drugs are very valuable in preventing fractures of bone due to pro ... Read More
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Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Forteo : Forteo is the brand name for teriparatide, an injection containing a synthetic form of natural human hormone called parathyroid hormone (pth). Unlike ... Read More
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A 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Baine
44 years experience Cardiology
No, but qualified: Should not be a problem is she has no history of thromboembolic complications.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Estrogen loss?: At your age, you should be on Estrogens to lessen risk for osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease prevention! but estrogen deprevation does not cause ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
39 years experience General Practice
Yes: Actonel is the brand name of risedronate one of a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates which help with the prevention and treatment of bone loss. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Bone grafts: Or bone free flaps.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Medication: Medications, supplements and exercise are used in combination to fight bone loss.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually none: Bone loss, which eventually leads to osteoporosis and osteopenia , does not cause symptoms. It does, however, increase the risk of fracture. A bone de ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very difficult: You've asked a great question. In general, after age 21-25, the body only loses bone. Most of our osteoporosis medications inhibit additional loss of ... Read More

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