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Are osteoporosis and cppd related? My lumbar spine t-score is -3.2 and I recently had a bad episode of cppd at base of thumb.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Cppd and osteoporosi
Not they are not related.

In brief: Cppd and osteoporosi
Not they are not related.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Not directly
The only way i can see a direct connection is that patients with cppd may be treated with a steroid to decrease inflammation and that could lower bone density if steroids are used on a constant basis.
I would get treatment for your osteoporosis and treatment for your cppd.

In brief: Not directly
The only way i can see a direct connection is that patients with cppd may be treated with a steroid to decrease inflammation and that could lower bone density if steroids are used on a constant basis.
I would get treatment for your osteoporosis and treatment for your cppd.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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