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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?
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
Have MG. Severe Osteo. Finally started Forteo, 4th shot, IF I was to react orMG flare would it happen by now? People say can happen after mnths of use
Forteo and Osteo: Unlikely to be caused by Forteo but you must discuss this with an Endocrinologist. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shell teeth: Dentinogenesis imperfecta (hereditary opalescent dentin) is a genetic disorder of tooth development. This condition causes teeth to be discolored (most often a blue-gray or yellow-brown color) and translucent. Teeth are also weaker than normal, making them prone to rapid wear, breakage, and loss. Type iii shows thin dentin and extremely enormous pulp chambers and are known as shell teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a T-score of -3.7 osteo in the spine almost at the end of the score chart, and how dangerous is it? It was at -2.5 two years before ooph & meds?
Yes!!: Nonoperative: weight control, physical therapy/exercise, activity modification (less running more bicycling/swimming), analgesic medications (e.g. Acetaminophen), occasional injections with cortisone (for more advanced arthritis) or hyaluronic acid (for more mild knee arthritis), possible a 'neutraceutical' (e.g. Glucosamine 500 mg three times a day for 3 mos). Operative: joint replacement surger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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