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Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in 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

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience in 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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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
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 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cabry
29 years experience in 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 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in 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 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in 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 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
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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