A 40-year-old female asked:
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can osteopenia cause achy bone pain, like in the hips and lower back, i was recently diagnosed with this and been having this kind of pain for awhile?

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Dr. Kent Willyard
22 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Osteopenia is simply a decrease in bone mineralization, which could progress to osteoporosis and associated increased fracture risk. Neither condition is painful by itself.
Answered on Feb 1, 2016
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