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I broke my ankle in December sprained the other two weeks later now I broke my elbow a free days ago. Does this mean I need to take calcium vitamins?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
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In brief: Osteoporosis?

You may need to get a DEXA scan to measure bone density.
In general, this testing is recommended for women 65 and older along with younger postmenopausal women who have further risk factors for osteoporosis. After that your doctor can decide if you need calcium or vitamin D, etc. If you have more questions contact me on my Virtual Practice at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan

In brief: Osteoporosis?

You may need to get a DEXA scan to measure bone density.
In general, this testing is recommended for women 65 and older along with younger postmenopausal women who have further risk factors for osteoporosis. After that your doctor can decide if you need calcium or vitamin D, etc. If you have more questions contact me on my Virtual Practice at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan
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