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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Greenfield
41 years experience Rheumatology
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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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Alan
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
51 years experience Rheumatology
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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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles March
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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A female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
Upset stomach.: The most common side effect of anti-osteoporosis drugs is an upset stomach from bisphosphonate (fosamax, actonel, (risedronate) boniva) drugs taken by ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Greenfield
41 years experience Rheumatology
Mostly heartburn: Alendronate is generally well tolerated. Reflux is the most common side effect. It can also cause bone pain, esophageal ulcers or narrowing. The gener ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
There are several: A diet rich in calcium (dairy, dark green vegetables, fortified foods) and vitamin d (fish, eggs, liver, fortified foods) can help. A little sun expo ... Read More
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