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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
I broke metatarsal bone nondisplaced & is healing well. If osteoporosis caused break would it be evident on x-ray. Orthopedic Dr. didn't mention it?
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.
What are our bones made of? And when you have osteoporosis what part of the bone is gone? How do u replenish what's gone?
I have a sharp pain in my thigh. I have been diagnosed with osteoporosis of lumber spine. What is the treatment?
All osteoporosis blood and urine work up from endocrinologist normal any other ideas on what would cause T-score of -6 in a 28 yr old female?
T-score at -6!: That is an extremely high T-score for any person, independent of age. Are you sure that the T-score was correct as reported? If so, please immediately see an Orthopedist. He/she will be stunned by the result and will carefully look at the data. There is almost certainly an error somewhere. If the bone density data is indeed correct you must very quickly see an Endocrinologist. Let me know result ...Read more
I am 22 yrs old,my mom has osteoporosis.Hips are sore walking and using stairs.I havent changed daily activities.Knees crack,crunch,hurt when i bend ?
Knees: If you have that much pain and discomfort with your limbs please see your Primary doctor who may be able to help directly or perhaps send you to an Orthopedist. ...Read more
Disease: Osteoporosis is a disease where the affected person has low bone mass and deterioration of the bones. This results in fragile bones and and increase in susceptibility to fractures and broken bones. Risk factors: gender (female) and age (post-menopausal). Excercise and calcium supplementation... In children (fortified milk) and young ladies are important, life-long preventive measures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
To some degree: Once the diagnosis of osteoporosis is made, we first hope therapy will slow down and stabalize bone density. We then hope we will add bone density back. We may not be able to get someone out of the osteoporosis range but with proper treatment, weight bearing exercise, and supplements bone denisty should rise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Risk factors?: Menopause is a major risk factor since the loss of estrogen leads to increased bone loss. Other important risks include increasing age, family history, personal history of a fracture, cigarette smoking, use of steroids, low body weight, or alcohol. The frax risk analysis will help you calculate your risk of a fracture within the next 10 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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