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cause of pregnancy associated osteoporosis

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Dr. David Greenfield
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Fracture: Osteoporosis in anyone is silent until there is a fracture. Even many spine fractures are silent insofar as the person didn't know they had osteoporos ... Read More
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Dr. Rodney Alan
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6-12 months: Pregnancy associated osteoporosis is usually transient and resolves spontaneously. There's no standard treatment. Symptoms begin in the last trimeste ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
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See below: Osteoporosis is a condition in which the density of the bone is decreased leading to a weakening of the bone and predisposes one to fracture. There i ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
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Calcium: This osteoporosis is short term and not usually treated with potent medications, unless very severe. The diagnosis warrents a bone density exam and co ... Read More
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Dr. Charles March
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Very rarely: Prolonged breastfeeding can be associated with very low estrogen production and hence loss of some bone mass, but not to the point that osteoporosis ... Read More
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Dr. John Rhoades
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Below: Your answer to the question of PG should be addressed by the physicians who are treating you. They have all your medical history and the results of l ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Yes, a long time: Prior to Fosamax Rx. patients with severe osteoporosis consumed Vitamin D and calcium for long periods of time with very very slow resolution of the d ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cabry
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Fracture: Compression fractures of the spine lead to height loss. The bone collapses and you shrink.. These can be painfree, so if you lose more than an inch i ... Read More
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Possibly: Femara (letrozole) is an aromatase inhibitor. It works by decreasing the amount of estrogen produced in post-menopasual women. Anything that lowers ... Read More
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Dr. John Michalski
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Osteoporosis: Extensive use of carbonated beverages can potentially steal calcium from the bone.

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