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Who should have a bone density test?

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Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine

In brief: Screening

All women near menopause and then every 2 years.
Men should start bone density testing at age 70. Patients on corticosteroids should undergo bone density testing irrespective of age. Several other risk factors should be taken into account as well.

In brief: Screening

All women near menopause and then every 2 years.
Men should start bone density testing at age 70. Patients on corticosteroids should undergo bone density testing irrespective of age. Several other risk factors should be taken into account as well.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine

In brief: DEXA

Women over the age of 65, men over 70 and certain high risk categories.

In brief: DEXA

Women over the age of 65, men over 70 and certain high risk categories.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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