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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
There's no 100%: The labs are probably not totally sensitive / specific but they're pretty good. Have you had a biopsy? This is one to work out with your physician. Bo ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
What test ?: Some assume when they have blood drawn, they look at everything, which is false. You must have a test for specific antibodies ( tissue transaminases) ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Gum disease or: Gum disease and osteoporosis can cause oral bone loss.
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Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
23 years experience Dentistry
Not grinding: Grinding usually affect the teeth more than bone. Bruxism, or severe grinding, will cause formation of toris, or excessive bone growth in the jaw.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
38 years experience Dentistry
Treat perio disease: Many variables, what was your dental status prior to going to three periodontists? Did you see your dentist on a prescribed basis? Were you told that ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Wallner
41 years experience Gynecology
Depo....: ...May also inhibit estrogen production, leading to bone loss.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
25 years experience Dentistry
Gum disease: Gum disease (clinically called periodontitis) can cause all of those problems. It is an infection of the gums and bone around the teeth, primarily dri ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
PTH: Yes over time this can become a serious problem. You should see an endocrinologist.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Some cases of amyloidosis are a result of plasma cell tumors which can cause a loss of bone marrow. These are al amyloidosis. Aa amyloidosis is usua ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: A form of bone loss secondary to periodontal disease. This form of bone loss is more generalized than vertical bone loss and is characterized by the l ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
43 years experience Dentistry
Lots...: Bone loss can be from poor oral habits, heredity, drug induced, dental restorations and even age. Nobody wants bone loss but some may be inevitable. ... Read More

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