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Spokane, WA
A 28-year-old female asked:

All blood work looks good but have a t-score of -6 and 5 spinal compression fractures! what else can we look for to figure out why bone loss?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Compression fracture: Do you have irritable bowel ,Crohns ,celiac, autoimmune ,thyroid disease,amenorrhea,irregular periods, low estrogen, chronic steroids( even consider inhaled),smoking? Intestinal diseases can lead to osteoporosis because of malabsorption. Would check ESR,CRP, thyroid, B12, Vit D levels, celiac panel, ANA.Also see a nutritionist and review your diet and exercise program as both affect osteoprosis
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Last updated Mar 12, 2015

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