Top
20
Doctor insights on: Woman With Osteoporosis

Share
1

1
Can woman in their thirties have osteoporosis; before menopause?

Can woman in their thirties have osteoporosis; before menopause?

Yes: Estrogen deprivation (you've had your ovaries removed or they don't work) or exposure to certain medicines (eg, anti-psychotics, seizure medicines, steroids) can cause osteoporosis in women in their 30's. However, if you haven't been estrogen deprived or exposed to toxic medicines it's unlikely. Most women lose maximal bone mass within 3 years of after menopause. An xray test can determine risk. ...Read more

Dr. PHILIP WALLER
1,579 doctors shared insights

Osteoporosis (Definition)

A condition in which bones ...Read more


2

2
How does a hip fracture affect women with osteoporosis?

How does a hip fracture affect women with osteoporosis?

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

3

3
Does older women with pcos have increased fertility compared to older woman without pcos?

Does older women with pcos have increased fertility compared to older woman without pcos?

No: Pcos can disturb ovulation & fertility. The woman free of this condition would have better chances. By "older, " though, i hope you don't mean post-menopause? Pregnancy would not happen for either woman after that point. ...Read more

4

4
With women over 50 with menopause, what can cause breast pain?

With women over 50 with menopause, what can cause breast pain?

Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common after menopause. Breasts feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cause the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. ...Read more

6

6
Hi! can a woman with pcos and secondary amennorhea be pregnant with unsafe sex?

Hi! can a woman with pcos and secondary amennorhea be pregnant with unsafe sex?

Yes: If you truly have 2 amenorrhea, which means no periods for 6 months or more, the chances are probably quite low - but not impossible. ...Read more

7

7
Is vagifem helpful or otherwise a negative factor for a 67 yr. Old woman with osteoporosis?

Neither: The amount of estrogen that is absorbed into your circulation (and therefore helpful to your bones) is quite minimal with vagifem. That is both it's benefit (the estrogen stays local) and the limit (it doesn't get into the circulation). So - vagifem will neither help nor hurt your osteoporosis. Good luck! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Does any doctor knows some case of a young and athlletic women with osteopenhia?

Does any doctor knows some case of a young and athlletic women with osteopenhia?

See a doctor: It is unusual for you to develop osteopenia at such a young age. I assume that you have seen your doctor already for the diagnosis of osteopenia. Do you have blood work done to rule out hormonal problems, vitamin D deficiency, or abnormal phosphorus level? ...Read more

9

9
Any pregnancy problems in thin women with thyroiditis?

Any pregnancy problems in thin women with thyroiditis?

Several.: Preterm birth, small babies and preeclampsia are all more common among women with thyroiditis. Seek maternal-fetal medicine care to avoid/minimize such complications and optimally manage your thyroid function throughout pregnancy and postpartum. ...Read more

10

10
Should women on HRT with cardiac risk factors take calcium supplements?

Should women on HRT with cardiac risk factors take calcium supplements?

Controversial: Researchers in a large study found that "... Increasing calcium intake from diet might not confer significant cardiovascular benefits, while calcium supplements, which might raise [heart attack] risk, should be taken with caution." the increased risk may be due to high levels of calcium from 1-2 doses of supplement as opposed to the small amounts absorbed from diet. Ask your cardiologist on this. ...Read more

11

11
Can a woman with kidney transplant get pregnant?

Can a woman with kidney transplant get pregnant?

Yes: It happens a number of times every year, and can be done safely. However, the potential mother should discuss this closely with her transplant team. There are certain risks to the mother-recipient as well as the child (small for gestational age). This is characterized as a high risk pregnancy. The decision to go forward should be weighed against the actual kidney function of the mother. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
13

13
Should a 65-year old woman with a family history of breast cancer continue estrogen?

Should a 65-year old woman with a family history of breast cancer continue estrogen?

Probably not.: This can increase the risk for some breast cancers and endometrial cancer. Having a family history does not help. However, low dose hormone replacement therapy may be possible. It would be wise to see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Does a woman with osteoporosis also have a more breakable skull?

Does a woman with osteoporosis also have a more breakable skull?

Not necessarily: Although osteo affects all bones, the spine and extremities are at higher risk for fracture. ...Read more

15

15
Can a woman with spinal bifida get pregnant with a prolapse ?

Can a woman with spinal bifida get pregnant with a prolapse ?

Depend: it really depend on how bad the prolapse is and what degree. my advice ,go and see GYN physician,they can evaluate you, well,and give you the proper advice you will have the peace of mind,and the proper instruction about what to do to get pregnant. good luck ...Read more

16

16
Is there any case of a pregnant women who suffers by pneumonia with hypoprotinemea and survive with healthy child?

Is there any case of a pregnant women who suffers by pneumonia with hypoprotinemea and survive with healthy child?

Certainly: the pneumonia should be treated with antibiotics that will treat the pneumonia and be safe for baby. The hypoproteinemia also treated with baby in mind. ...Read more

17

17
Is the paleo diet risky for a 50 year old woman with a significant family history of osteoporosis?

Is the paleo diet risky for a 50 year old woman with a significant family history of osteoporosis?

Potentially but..: This depends on what type of paleo diet you do. Some versions are really high in meats/animal foods and such foods appear to increase risk of osteoporosis. A diet rich in fruits ; vegetables protects against osteoporosis. Before starting the paleo diet see http://bit.Ly/18dbggr ; http://bit.Ly/1cpscua for a great article on osteoporosis ; diet see http://huff.To/j97q64 ;. ...Read more

18

18
Normal range for hemoglobine and hematocrit is the same for 30yo woman with regular periods and 30yo woman in surgery menopause (in therapy with HRT)?

Normal range for hemoglobine and hematocrit is the same for 30yo woman with regular periods and 30yo woman in surgery menopause (in therapy with HRT)?

Yes: The expected ranges of hemoglobin and hematocrit will be about the same for a woman on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as for one with natural periods, assuming the latter has adequate iron intake and is not iron deficient. Men have slightly higher expected values due to effects of testosterone. ...Read more

19

19
Dental implants women in 40s during perimenopause/menopause, is there special considerations, risks with hormonal fluctuations? Not postmeno.

Dental implants women in 40s during perimenopause/menopause, is there special considerations, risks with hormonal fluctuations? Not postmeno.

Consult needed: If you are considering dental implants, then you should have a consultation with the surgeon who will actually be placing the implants. He\she will go over your complete medical and dental history, examine the area in question, both clinically and radiographically and discuss everything that you need to know. What you describe is not necessarily problematic. ...Read more

See 6 more doctor answers
20

20
Should estrogen therapy be given to patient with senile osteoporosis ?

Not typically: Estrogen therapy is no longer the treatment of choice for post menopausal osteoporosis, due to an increased risk for cardiovascular events. Estrogen-like medications called serms can be used. The major class of medication for osteoporosis are bisphosphonates such as fosamax, actonel, boniva (ibandronate). However, short term estrogen treatment can be consider for severe postmenopausal symptoms. ...Read more