A 52-year-old female asked:
During the first year after oopherectomy and taking arimidex, (anastrozole) what amount of bone loss can i expect if not on any treatment to prevent loss?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frederick Singeranswered
Endocrinology 60 years experience
About 1-3%.: A bone density test would be helpful in deciding whether you should take a medication to prevent bone loss.
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Dr. Kathryn Wagneranswered
General Surgery 33 years experience
None: Hopefully no bone loss! DEXA scan needed at baseline or start of ai then as needed after that.
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Last updated Feb 19, 2015
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