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How does osteoporosis affect people who have it?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

In the early stages, there might not be any symptoms.
Symptoms in late stage of the disease include: bone pain, loss of height, stooped posture or pain from fractures that occur because of the osteoporosis (hip, wrist, vertebra-lower back, neck pain..) you need to be treated if you were diagnosed with osteoporosis. The condition will not get better on its own.

In brief: Depends

In the early stages, there might not be any symptoms.
Symptoms in late stage of the disease include: bone pain, loss of height, stooped posture or pain from fractures that occur because of the osteoporosis (hip, wrist, vertebra-lower back, neck pain..) you need to be treated if you were diagnosed with osteoporosis. The condition will not get better on its own.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Frederick Singer
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fractures

Fractures are the main complication of osteoporosis.
Prior to a fracture there are usually no symptoms.

In brief: Fractures

Fractures are the main complication of osteoporosis.
Prior to a fracture there are usually no symptoms.
Dr. Frederick Singer
Dr. Frederick Singer
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