Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

bone loss

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.
1
1 thank
Dr. Mark Venincasa
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See your dentist: Your dentist can fully evaluate the bone loss and can make recommendations. There are many options.
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Bone loss: For bone loss in the jaws of the mouth, diagnose the cause, address the cause, prevent future bone loss and consider a host of periodontal surgical pr ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
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
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes, none: Bone loss is assessed in post-menopausal women with a bone densiometry study. Estrogen tends to mitigate bone loss in pre-menopausal women. Many women ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
23 years experience Dentistry
Perio probing: Symptoms would be tooth mobility, bleeding gums, and may occur with or without pain. Halitosis is another symptom, and maybe loss of function if the ... Read More
1
1 thank
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
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Prevent + Build: There are medciations that can improve bone loss in osteoporosis. Most medication prevent bone loss but studies also show improvement - especia ... Read More
3
3 thanks
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unlikely: Once there is bone loss, it is difficult to "regrow" the bone that was lost.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Less bone: We build and lose bone everyday. We build more than we lose until we're around 30 years old. Then we start losing more than we build. Over time, this ... Read More
8
8 thanks
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Varies: Bone loss features can vary. People may be asymptomatic to painful if associated with bone fractures. Bone mineral density (bmd) testing looks at bone ... Read More
8
8 thanks
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Kelner
9 years experience Dentistry
Visit a periodontist: A periodontist is a specialist in gum and bone disease. Call your local dental society or look the web site for the american board of periodontology w ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Bone loss: There are a number of medical conditions and medications that can cause bone loss. That said, it is uncommon in a 37 year old woman unless there is a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many options: First, find out the cause of the bone loss so you are not just treating the symptom instead of the cause. If you have osteopenia, make sure you mainta ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
menopause: It starts to the most significant degree at about the time of menopause.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
DXA: A bone density test, (aka dual energy x-ray absorptiometry or dxa) is like a special x-ray and measures how much bone is in the spine, hip and sometim ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

People also searched for:

Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
24/7 visits
$15 per month