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Doctor insights on: Osteoporosis Cause Compression Fracture Spinal Vertebrae

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Dr. Douglas Linville II
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Compression Fracture (Definition)

This is usually used in describing vertebral fx tho any bone can b fx by a compressive force as in fingers in a door. Spine is the usual. Can b from a fall, mva or in the osteoporotic by a sneeze or cough. The force downward on a vertebra exceeds its strength 2 resist $ & it collapses on itself. Measured by loss of height. There can b many more complicated types, these above ...Read more


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I'm a 31-year-old male with osteoporosis and compression fracture L4 disk spine?

I'm a 31-year-old male with osteoporosis and compression fracture
L4 disk spine?

Unusual : It is very unusual for a 31 year old to have osteoporosis and so a full endocrine workup would be indicated to find the underlying cause.; otherwise you might be at high risk for further fractures. ...Read more

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Compression fracture of L1 L3 kyphoplasty no good bad osteoporosis chronic pain. Ms continue little to no relief any other pain med better for this?

See details: Are you under the care of a pain specialist? If not, consider seeing one. Morphine is very effective and it may be just a matter of altering the daily dose. Are you taking anything for the osteoporosis. Forteo is the drug of choice for severe osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Will a t12 spinal burst fracture cause reproductive failure for me, unable to conceive since accdent had L1 compression fracture also.Not paralyzed.

Will a t12 spinal burst fracture cause reproductive failure for me, unable to conceive since accdent had L1 compression fracture also.Not paralyzed.

Look for other cause: According to the national spinal cord injury assn, "many women who receive spinal cord injuries are in their childbearing years. Following a spinal cord injury (sci), there is no evidence that a woman's ability to conceive is affected.". Pain and other symptoms from the fracture can produce stress that adversely affect fertility and conception. Work with your doctors to identify other causes. ...Read more

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Osteoporosis (Definition)

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


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more