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What are the symptoms of pregnancy-associated osteoporosis?
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Dr. David Greenfield
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Fracture
Osteoporosis in anyone is silent until there is a fracture.
Even many spine fractures are silent insofar as the person didn't know they had osteoporosis until an x ray showed collapse of a vertebra or even multiple vertebrae. The classic " doweger hump" can be the only clue to the the diagnosis. In pregnancy this would not likely occur.

In brief: Fracture
Osteoporosis in anyone is silent until there is a fracture.
Even many spine fractures are silent insofar as the person didn't know they had osteoporosis until an x ray showed collapse of a vertebra or even multiple vertebrae. The classic " doweger hump" can be the only clue to the the diagnosis. In pregnancy this would not likely occur.
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