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Can severe osteoporosis and arthritis come from the same root cause or are they both independent of each other?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Independent: These are generally indpendent except both can occurs more frequently as one ages and some meds used to treat arthritis such as Prednisone can cause osteoporosis.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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