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Osteoporosis Hip Fracture
No doc knows whats wrong: HOW am I 38 years old, with severe osteoporosis, hip fracture, hashimotos, arthritis, etc?
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
Increases new risks: Women with hip fractures and osteoporosis are at higher risk for another fragility fracture in the future. Work on balance, strengthen your leg muscles with weight bearing exercise, take your calcium and vitamin d, ask your doctor about bone stimulating medications. ...Read more
Can anyone read my xray of my hip? I have osteoporosis with a high risk for fracture I am a 39 year old female can somebody please help
Ask your doctor: Whoever ordered the hip radiograph should have the radiologist's interpretation or reading, and relay the results to you. A bone density exam is indicated for osteoporosis assessment. Unless you are a heavy smoker or have a congenital condition associated with bone loss, and as long as you are physically active you should not have a concern for osteoporosis for a couple of decades. ...Read more
Would a person suffering from osteoporosis be more likely to suffer a broken hip than a broken shoulder?
Osteoporosis: It depends on the amount of energy that goes across the bone, the quality of the bone, and the direction of the forces. ...Read more
Is raloxefene the only breast cancer treatment that helps the bones against osteoporosis and does it build new bone, & prevent hip and spine fractures?
One of it : Evista (raloxifene) or Raloxifene is a selective estrogen modulating drug , used in post menopausal breast cancers, is slightly better than tomaxifen in certain aspects, like reducing osteoporoses, reduce the incidence of fractures, has to be used with caution , in presence of vascular , renal & heart diseases may cause lethal thromboembolism. Speak to your oncologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hip groin pain: Hip symptoms are felt in the groin. But a fracture can occur in a variety of areas in the hip and can be felt in general in different areas. A lot of people complain of pain along the outer pelvis. This is usually not where you feel hip pain and more often bursitis of the hip. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
The hip joint is a ball and socket joint where your femur meets the pelvis. Most hip fractures occur with falls in the elderly or motor vehicle accidents. The most common would be fractures of the top part of the femur bone and the femoral neck or intertroch region. Less common fractures are socket or acetabular fractures. Avulsion of muscle ...Read more
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