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A 23-year-old male asked:

Cortisol causes bone resorption, would it resorb my cheekbone implants made from rib cartilage?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Rib: You should see the doctor who did the cheekbone implants and see if there is any change. A baseline bone density study would be in order but you would only need worry about your bones if the density T-score is more than -2.5.
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