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how long does it take to treat pregnancy associated osteoporosis?

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Dr. Rodney Alan
Orthopedic Surgery 21 years experience
6-12 months: Pregnancy associated osteoporosis is usually transient and resolves spontaneously. There's no standard treatment. Symptoms begin in the last trimester of pregnancy. It may persist six months to a year after pregnancy. After you have delivered you may take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories for it. Make sure you are getting adequate nutrition during and after pregnancy.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What is the treatment for pregnancy-associated osteoporosis?

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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Rheumatology 51 years experience
Calcium: This osteoporosis is short term and not usually treated with potent medications, unless very severe. The diagnosis warrents a bone density exam and consultation with someone versed in osteoporosis. Bone density exams have less radiation than a dental xray and you can be shielded as well.
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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Pregnancy associated osteoporosis?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
See below: Osteoporosis is a condition in which the density of the bone is decreased leading to a weakening of the bone and predisposes one to fracture. There is a type of osteoporosis that is associated with pregnancy and is known as pregnancy associated osteoporosis.

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