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Does Osteoporosis Cause Back Pain
I am on percoet 10-325, 4 per day. I don't take anything else for pain. My pain is getting worse. I have chronic back pain. I have osteoporosis, b?
Need options: Percocet doesn't treat the cause of the pain. Especially if they are no longer working, you need to seek options for treatment. First must diagnose the underlying cause then a better treamement plan can be employed. Injection therapy, physical therapy, other medications to help with other symptoms should be considered. Longer acting and stronger meds are only options if you don't respond to tx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Currently it is better to think of osteoporosis as a condition where the bone is weakened, and can be managed or treated rather than cured. This is usually performed by dietary modifications, ingestion of supplemental calcium, vitamin d and a class of agents notice the bisphosphonates. These are usually delivered via oral or intramuscular injection on a weekly or monthly ...Read more
I have osteoporosis with lower back pain. A recent vfa test reports, "l-4 moderate biconcavity; no compressions noted". Do I have a l-4 fracture?
My family having history of osteoporosis,knee pain ,back pain ,Joint pain Im 28years and I worried I get bone pain when getting older how to prevent?!
I have osteonecrosis in my hip. I also have bone spurs on my spine, middle back pain, curved spine & osteoporosis. What are my expected treatments?
Total hip: You will need to have a total hip replacement for the hip osteonecrosis.Osteoporosis need to be treated with the proper medicines(biphosphonates, orally o parentally.Parathyroid hormone subcutaneosly and vit d4000u daily.You will find out that after the total hip the back pain will improve and good pt program to strenghtening the core muscles will olso help with the back pain. ...Read more
What supplements can my grandmother have? she often lays in bed, poor appetite, complain of back pain, xray shows she has fracture due to osteoporosis
Many symptoms: 1: Has anyone begun treatment for her fractures? 2: Is she able to get out of bed and see her primary doctor? If not you should seek a doctor who will make house calls. ...Read more
I was on steroids for prescription of ezema for 5 years and i stopped it since 1 year, i feel backpain & tremor in my hands, tired, is it osteoporosis? Whats rx
Depends on your age: Generally at young age you are not expected to have any pain. As you get older and tissues are not as strong will cause pain, sneezing, such as cough the produces a lot of force within the chest cavity, and within the spine. This produces stress on the ribs or back and causes pain, with osteoporosis. However the most common cause of back pain is bulging disc which is pushed out more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having severe lower back pain made worse when i bend over. Do you have any idea what caused this?
Disc pain: Pain in the low back made worse with bending forward is typically a problem with the lumbar disc (because more pressure is put through the disc in this position) or just simply the muscles in the lumbar spine (as they contract to keep someone from falling over). A vertebral compression fracture is also possible, but is more common in patients over 55 secondary to osteoporosis. ...Read more
Steroid: Too much steroid can cause osteoporosis no matter where it is placed. Oral, IV or epidural steroid may increase chance of osteoporosis. The amount of steroid used in epidural injection for a herniated disk is less than the amount of steroid consumed as a Medrol dose pack taken orally to treat the same symptoms. Generally, though, we do not recommend more than 3 steroid injections in 6 months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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