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Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
BMi: You probably mean height loss. Would use the height you had prior to any loss. Though not perfectly accurate it will give you a very reasonable resul ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
No bearing.: The BMI is reflective of only your weight and height, regardless of how your weight got to what it is right now. No compensation for osteoporosis.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
There are 2 problems: While osteoporosis can cause leg pain it sounds like your pain is due to osteoarthritis with the loss of cartilage - ?Hip or knee. These are 2 separat ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Patney
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not osteoporosis : What you're describing is osteoarthritis an there are varying degrees. Depending on your symptoms the treatment ranges from pills, shots and finally ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Greenbaum
37 years experience Rheumatology
Very young for these: At age 32 you are very young for such severe cartilage loss and osteoporosis. Perhaps there are additional factors such as a family history of these ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Several things: Hi. Is your blood calcium low, normal, or high? Has your doc checked your PTH? High urinary calcium is a risk for kidney stones. If your blood calcium ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
DEXA and blood: The gold standard for osteoporosis is DEXA scanning. Other options for evaluating severe osteoporosis are blood tests which can measure bone breakdow ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cabry
30 years experience Sports Medicine
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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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Need treatment: Exercise, diet and supplements are not enough. You need to be on a med that will help rebuild bone mass
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
What have you done?: Weight bearing exercises, proper diet, and supplements may be of help. There are also medications which can prevent further bone loss. You should di ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Strontium will help: A little, but if u have severe osteoporosis u need a script med, Prolia is a twice yearly sub q injection that works great. Please ask your doctor. A ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
No: I suspect you're talking about Prolia . Prolia does not cause a memory problem. There is another reason for her memory problem.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Many things: Hi. There are many things (and I mean MANY), genetic and acquired, that can cause osteoporosis and fracture in young people. You need a good endocrino ... Read More
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