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Osteoporosis is a condition of low bone density that can progress silently over a long period of time leading to an increased risk of fracturing of bones. Discuss topics including osteopenia, the effects of menopause, low density prevention, symptoms, treatments, and how to deal with fractures.

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By fntn Blank
I'm new to this group but active in a couple others. I have a lower leg plate with 8 big screws that was inserted due...
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By AspiringCarbon Blank
It's been 6 months since I had a run-in with a revolving door. The result was bilateral sacral fractures and a commin...
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BouncingBellaMay 10, 2014
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On a daily basis I take Vit. K-2 with calcium, mag and D3 supplement. Does anyone know if the K-2 which is ferment...
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By KarolR Blank
Hello, i don't speak natively english. In order for my mother to get money from the state she has to have worse than...
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By bluecells Blank
Hi I have a 55 years old mother and she has Osteoporosis. she is taking Calcium tablets daily. and doctor prescrib...
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hsum4Apr 19, 2014
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S. Kaul, MD Sep 22, 2012
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By Ruthiejb Blank
My Mother was on Fosamax for 15 years. Even though her bone density tests were normal, her doctor told her to stay o...
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By TheMadMan Blank
How long before you know results if this medication is working? What is the procedure to find out that this medicatio...
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By dolphins4life Blank
About 4 months ago I had mild pain in both my thighs. I originally thought it was from the gym. However, after a mont...
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By merrymarietta Blank
I had open reduction and internal fixation surgery in Dec .for an incomplete subcapital fracture. For the last 6 week...
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By adelle55 Blank
I took Boniva Last Thursday morning, Monday morning, I woke up with severe muscle pain from my neck down to my lower ...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Feb 17, 2014
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By Chypre Blank
Went to the doctor the other day and had my height measured for the first time since high school, more than 40 years ...
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By merrymarietta Blank
What are the advantages and disadvantages of taking Prolia or Forteo. Also, what are possible side effects? I recent...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Jan 21, 2014
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By summer22 Blank
I had my total hysterectomy in 2006. had a bone density done in 2008 (showed borderline osteopenia) T score -1.0 ...
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By merrymarietta Blank
I fell and fractured my hip in Dec. Had open reduction with internal fixation (3 screws). I am depressed because all ...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Dec 19, 2013
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By foozie Blank
On Warfarin and experitmenting sever bone loss. 13% in the last 2 years. All the testing the doctor did (specialist) ...
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By AGGCAN Blank
My wife has been started Co-Etidrocal (Etidronate Disodium &Calcium Carbonate), to take Etidronate Disodium for first...
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mkh9Nov 08, 2013
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merrymariettaApr 03, 2012
S. Kaul, MD Apr 02, 2012
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By merrymarietta Blank
Does drinking milk cause calcium to be leeched from my bones? I am very confused by the conflicting information regar...
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plainjane3Oct 04, 2013
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By plainjane3 Blank
My doctor just prescribed Etelvia, a new drug for my severe osteoporosis. I would appreciate any info.
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SkatDaddySep 26, 2013
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S. Kaul, MD Apr 05, 2013
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By Hazellynn50 Blank
I had been on Arimidex and had an oopherectomy for 1mm of grade 3 breast cancer. Two years ago I had a dxa scan and ...
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Sanjivani Wanjari, MD Sep 23, 2013
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By nimi99 Blank
my friend has bone/spine tb it has been almost 2 years now he is suffering terribly from the side-effects of tb, his ...
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