A 36-year-old female asked:
2 distal femur stress fx in 7 months. ortho dx. docs at a loss for causes. any ideas? bone density normal. normal labs except vit. d
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Dr. Tso Chenanswered
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Any ovary issue?: Although it's uncommon to have menopause at your current age, have you had any ovarian surgery? Low vitamin d can decrease the amount of calcium being absorbed. It is the building block for bones. How low is your vitamin d level?
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