A 68-year-old male asked:
I have osteoporosis and had a dexagram done. the result says there is considerable damage in my right femoral neck. i experience pain in my right hip for some days now. please advise which doctor i should consult. we have the classic smart plan?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Neurology 52 years experience
Ortfhopedic surgeon: You may require surgical repair or even total hip arthroplasty. Find a doctor with lengthy experience and a positive reputation
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Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Start with GP: Start with your GP that can examine, review your results and discuss with you options going forward. Your GP can further refer if needed and surgery may be considered.
23 viewsReviewed Nov 28, 2020
Last updated Nov 28, 2020
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