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Osteoporosis Arthritis Treatment
My grandaunt has severe knee and feet pain.She doesn't have arthritis but has osteoporosis.Is there a treatment and cure for it.She can hardly walk.
See details: The pain she experiences is not related to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis only causes pain if there is a fracture involved. I would doubt an 81 year does not have some degree of arthritis. Have her see a rheumatologist. There is no cure for osteoporosis but there are very effective therapies. ...Read more
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
depends: Not sure what you mean by arthritis osteoporosis. Rheumatoid arthritis and its treatment with steroids decreases bone density and strength (osteoporosis) and increases risk of fractures. Being elderly, having low sodium, family history of hip fracture and excessive alcohol intake also increase risk of osteoporosis and broken bones. ...Read more
Doc says the MRI shows loss of cartilage due to severe arthritis he says i hve osteoporosis the pain is severe to where i can't bare weight on my legs?
There are 2 problems: While osteoporosis can cause leg pain it sounds like your pain is due to osteoarthritis with the loss of cartilage - ?Hip or knee. These are 2 separate problems and need to be addresses. Both unusual in someone only 32 years old. Suggest seeing a rheumatologist to sort it out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doc thinks i hve osteoporosis in my right knee from the MRI all my cartilage is gone due to arthritis do I hve to hve a knee replacement ?
Let me explain : I see you are 32 years having osteoporosis on the knee reflect to me you are not using your knee properly? Why you cartilage is gone must be a reason for that? Ask the doctor? As far the knee replacement unless you have sever arthritis i would not recommended it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can severe osteoporosis and arthritis come from the same root cause or are they both independent of each other?
I know that smoking is a strong risk factor for osteoporosis. Does smoking also make me more likely to develop arthritis?
Yes it can: Smoking in a genetically susceptible person can cause rheumatoid arthritis. Smoking has also be associated with arthritis of the spine smoking can also cause a variety of health problems including heart disease, lung disease and cancer. Why do you smoke? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Osteoporosis.?: Yes on that, but maybe on the arthritis, since estrogen levels drop and many women develop male dominant spondylitis at middle age. I did notice you take tamoxifen. Evista would be better for bones and equally effective in breast ca prevention, although not fda approved! ...Read more
Can you tell me how can common disorders such as arthritis, osteoporosis etc affect our mobility and locomotion?
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