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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Paget's is not caused by infectious agents including viruses.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sudilovsky
28 years experience Pathology
Rickets: The classic answer is rickets, which is a disease of bone due to severe vitamin d deficiency caused by low dietary consumption and low sunlight exposu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Growth plates: Highly unlikely but if you are concerned see an Endocrinologist and/or a bone specialist
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
32 years experience Holistic Medicine
What have you heard?: Use of vinegar has been reported to assist with calcium absorption and thus help with osteoporosis... It can affect the kidneys if too much is taken.. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
19 years experience Podiatry
Vinegar: Vinegar can cause osteoporosis by inhibiting calcium synthesis in the bones. Drink milk! however, naturally fermented apple vinegar (cider) has he ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
32 years experience Holistic Medicine
Porous bones: Vit d is necessary for good bone density.... So lack of sun contributes towards osteopenia or osteoporosis.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Osteogenesis : Imperfecta? These disorders are rare in children, so may need evaluation at dedicated children's hospital, by pediatric endocrinologist / orthopedist ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
A lot of them : There are a lot of bone diseases/disorders known- from trauma, inflammatory process, infections, autoimmune disease, degenerative disorder, benign tu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sudilovsky
28 years experience Pathology
No short answer: There are literally hundreds of primary bone or systemic (whole body) disorders that can affect bone formation, metabolism, maintenance. There are ju ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Any disease process that affects the skeletal system. Some can be metabolic, such as osteoporosis; others can be infectious, inflammatory, traumatic, ... Read More

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