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Anyway for the doctor to tell from exam and age or do I need a special test for osteoporosis?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: DEXA

The best test for osteoporosis is a dexa or bone density scan.
It is a simple and non painful test. It should be done similar to the timing of mammograms so early bone loss can be found and potentially treated before osteoporosis even occurs.

In brief: DEXA

The best test for osteoporosis is a dexa or bone density scan.
It is a simple and non painful test. It should be done similar to the timing of mammograms so early bone loss can be found and potentially treated before osteoporosis even occurs.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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