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Doctor insights on: Osteo Imperfecta

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Please tell me what causes osteogensis imperfecta?

Please tell me what causes osteogensis imperfecta?

Osteogensis imperfec: Osteogensis imperfecta is a genetic disorder which is associated with inadequate collagen. ...Read more

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T-3.7 osteo diagnosed last month, ginocologist wont see me for another six months. It was -2.4 2 years ago. What can I expect the score to be in 6mth?

T-3.7 osteo diagnosed last month, ginocologist wont see me for another six months.  It was -2.4 2 years ago. What can I expect the score to be in 6mth?

Crystal ball broken: Very concerning that your T-score became even more negative over last 2 years. Are you eating enough calcium? Taking vitamin d supplement (confirmed levels are adequate)? Stopped smoking? Looks like you're already on bisphosphonate (fosamax). Time to review how to take it properly: on empty stomach, wash down w/8oz water only (no juice, milk, coffee, tea etc), then wait 30min before eating. Thyroi. ...Read more

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What is osteo arthritis?

What is  osteo arthritis?

Osteoarthritis (OA): Is a "wear and tear" arthritis, degeneration of one or more joints. It can have many causes such as an injury, biomechanical abnormalities and more which cause progressive joint damage over time. Treatment is largely symptomatic at first, but it is also wise to look into the underlying cause to help treat it effectively. ...Read more

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Is dentinogenesis imperfecta permanent?

Is dentinogenesis imperfecta permanent?

Yes, but: Yes, but see a dentist for recommended treatment options to restore teeth to the healthiest state possible. ...Read more

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How common is dentinogenesis imperfecta?

About...: 1 in 6000 to 8000. The number varies because there are types I, II, and III and some belief that forms of type II and III may be a variant of other abnormalities. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what amelogenesis imperfecta is?

Can you tell me what amelogenesis imperfecta is?

A rare genetic cond.: Due to genetic issues affecting the cells that produce dental enamel, said enamel is abnormal. People afflicted with amelogenesis imperfecta have teeth with abnormal color: yellow, brown or grey;. Permanent and deciduous teeth can be involved teeth have a higher risk for dental cavities and are hypersensitive to temperature changes as well as rapid attrition. ...Read more