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How is one tested for brittle bone disease if pregnant?

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Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Generally avoided

Testing for bone problems such as osteoporosis is generally not done in pregnancy because testing bone density involves radiation.
Instead, we would recommend getting adequate calcium in your diet and exercise.

In brief: Generally avoided

Testing for bone problems such as osteoporosis is generally not done in pregnancy because testing bone density involves radiation.
Instead, we would recommend getting adequate calcium in your diet and exercise.
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