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Osteoporosis Hip Pain
I am having extream hip pain . I am only 16 and resently I have been diagnosed with osteoporosis. What could be causing my hip pain?
Unlikely: Your are kind of young for hip pain related to osteoporosis. I would be more concerned about avascular necrosis of the hip which typically effects young people and athletes. A high lumbar disc herniation eg l12/l23 can give hip pain. Mri of the hip and lumbar spine would be a starting point for the work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Male 30, diagnosed with osteoporosis. Started ibandronic acid 150 mg tab yesterday. Have back, left hip pain from midnight. Can't waIk. Is it normal?
Hip pain. Can't put weight on my right leg. Extreme pain. Only 41. History of osteoporosis in my family. No trauma to the area. Outside right hip pain?
Hip pain: Hip pain can be caused by injury to the hip joint, sacroiliac joint or the low back. Often the pain arises without obvious cause. Crutches or a rolling walker can help reduce pain by limiting weight bearing. It is important to see a hip or back expert and obtain imaging studies to determine the location of the pain and to establish a treatment regimen. ...Read more
Yes: Osteoporosis affects all of the bones in the body. The areas that are affected more are the areas prone to breaking and areas that hold the most weight. The hip and the wrist are prone to breaking, so they are often involved in osteoporosis injuries. The spine holds the most weight, so they can fracture or collapse even without a fall or accident. The shoulder sees less weight and is less injured. ...Read more
Maybe: A very important question is why do you have severe osteoporosis at such a young age and what can be done about it. There are new developments in osteoporosis treatment including a new understanding regarding vitamin d deficiency, and newer medications for building bone (forteo). Osteoporosis and running will require a fine balance. You are at increased risk of stress fx or pathologic fx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have osteoporosis in my hip, been diagnost. I like to walk at least three miles a day, but for the past few months, I have pain after my walk.
Elderly with osteoporosis breaks shoulder. Will it be down hill from here like when elderly breaks a hip?
My husband is 33 years old and was told he has osteoporosis in his hip, his number was 2.54. What could be causing this? Any natural treatments?
Osteoporosis : Premature osteoporosis could occur as a result of disorder of calcium metabolism, poor vitamin d levels, low sun exposure, thyroid and parathyroid disorder, inactivity, certain medications, genetics, caucasian or asian decent. Smoking and alcohol use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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