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  • 29 days ago

    Fragility fractures with osteoporosis

    I am 29 and have severe osteoporosis caused by chronic anorexia Nervosa. Just in the past two months I have fractured 2 vertebrae and 2 ribs, plus other older fractures. But it’s getting worse. One fracture was from trying to pick up a toddler, and the most recent rib I broke by leaning gently on my kitchen counter. My body is crumbling for no reason. I’m scared to do anything anymore. I know I’ll just keep breaking bones. I’m starting nursing school but I can’t have my bones snapping there so I....
  • 29 days ago

    Upset about the diagnosis of osteoporosis

    I just turned 72. Until last year, my bone density tests revealed osteopenia. Last year for the first time it revealed age related osteoporosis with some bone loss in my left hip...but not in my spine or right hip. My doctor wanted me to start on Boniva, but I decided to wait until my next test, which is coming up this Saturday. I am generally in good physical health. I am thin, exercise regularly and lead an active life style. I have decided that if the next test shows additional bone loss, I will....
  • 3 months ago

    Diagnosed with Osteoporosis at 40, now 46. Scared of treatment.

    Hi. I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis (DEXA) at 40. I'm now 46 and did not follow any treatment. Always scared of side-effects of medications and stuff I read on the Internet. Results were: Region, DMO (g/cm2), Adult-Young %, Adult-Young Z-Score L1-L4, 0.817, 67, -3.4 Left Femur, 0.686, 62, -2.9 Left Forearm, 0.868, 87, -1.3 That was 6 years ago. I have not repeated the DEXA exam. During the last 6 years, I started to take Vitamin D supplements, since blood tests showed that I had vitamin D deficiency....
  • 3 months ago

    Is it safe to get pregnant with osteoporosis?

    Hi, I'm a 29 yrs old woman with osteoporosis and I was diagnosed at the age of 21. My t-score is -3.4. Is it safe for me to get pregnant with my condition? Will I be able to carry the baby full term?
  • 3 months ago

    grateful

    God is be really good to me in my life, before people said there is no cure for Herpes, but today many people have now believe that there is a cure FOR HERPES can be cured through Africans root and herbs, our great doctors have finally found the cure of Herpes, many have get cured with the help of a great spell caster known as Dr.usman he's the one of the great spell herbal doctor in Africa and he has the cure on this disease H.P.V/TYPE 4 TYPE 1 TYPE 8 AND TYPE 10. TYPE 913, human papilomavirus....
  • 8 months ago

    HAS ANYONE TAKEN PROLIA

    My mom is 78, has had osteo for 20+ yrs. She takes D3 & calcium & tests have been o.k but last year it show great loss. She saw an Endocrinologist & she wants her to go on Prolia (says she is at VERY high risk of fracture). She is very afraid of the side affects. When she was first diagnosed she went on one of the daily Rx but stopped because of side affects. It is so hard to decide what to do? I would love to hear from anyone good or bad that have taken it.
  • 9 months ago

    Help...I'm freaking out over bone density test!

    Help...I just had a bone density test and it's showing I'm osteoporotic (score of -3 according to the radiology tech....my ob-gyn has not reviewed it with me yet). I'm only 53 and otherwise in perfect health!. I am completely freaking out now, afraid I'll be labeled as osteoporotic (with no idea what implications that will have) and doomed to a life of cifosis and compression fractures. I have absolutely no fracture history. I was drastically underweight for a brief time as a teenager....
  • over 1 year ago

    Osteopetrosis tarda??

    Im a radiography student and came across this radiograph (which is not taken by me), had a hard time resolving what this bone disease is. any ideas, except the inguinal scrotal hernia?
  • over 1 year ago

    Orthopeadic question

    My question is my grandfather has tripped and suffered a fracture in the pelvis which is he's suffering cause its too painful and his toe is already numb and squishy can feel them but he can feel the other parts except his toe which is already swollen
  • over 1 year ago

    Dexa bone density scan and VFA, 2 spinal compression fractures

    I am 60 yo, post-menopausal woman. Long time RA (possible AS?) patient and long time prednisone user, plus lung cancer survivor. Had a bone density scan and results were osteopenia (-0.9, -2.1, -1.1 for total femur mean, femur hip, and AP spine). The tech said I was a candidate for the new VFA and it showed two fractures - grade I in T5 and grade II in T6. I have had neck, back and hip pain for more than a year. Cervical MRI done 9 mos ago showed bone spurs and compression in C5-6 and C6-7. I am....