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Reply: Worried About Starting Prolia
Still waiting for that T-score number from my Dr but at this point it doesn't matter. I'm going on Monday...More
Posted by woofiesmom
I am 56, in excellent health and have osteoporosis. I was on Forteo injections for two years. My T score is a...More
Posted by clerkie
Reply: Treatment options for 86 year old woman
If she's continuing to lose bone mass, Forteo may be the best thing for her to do. If her insurance doesn't...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: ache in knee joint
Take supplements to lubricate and support damaged joints. I would suggest taking deer velvet. It is a...More
Posted by alicejackson
Reply: Pre-Menopausal and Osteoporosis - Physician Commen...
Hi bonebabe: Thanks so much for your feedback. I don't have any pre-disposing factors for the osteoporosis;...More
Posted by kobirot
Reply: Diagnosed with Osteoporosis
So sorry to hear this. If the doctor noticed frail bones on a regular x-ray, you did indeed have something...More
Posted by bonebabe
It won't. Sorry. If for no other reason than bone does not respond to change that rapidly. That's why bone...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Newly diagnosed
You're the best! How true, my first DXA is my baseline & what happens from here forward will tell the...More
Posted by terryannh
Good luck...
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Who do you recommend for a PCP in Bartlesville?
Posted by vad0r
new hip
What is the very newest replacement hip on the market now?
Posted by An_260089
Reply: bump on bones?
It could be a bone spur or an arthritis bump. Next time you see your doctor, ask him to check it out.
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: osteoporosis
No. Osteoporosis doesn't cause pain unless you fracture. Sounds more like arthritis or bursitis.
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: ulna and radius fused together
I have the same issue and was considering surgery. How are you now? Where was your surgery done? I want to...More
Posted by agelsfy3
Reply: Prolia vs Reclast
I did hormones for about two maybe three years. Bio mom then diagnosed with breast cancer so doc took me off...More
Posted by beachts
Noisey Knees
My knees pop and make a lot of noise when I bend them. Is this normal?
Posted by An_260006
Reply: Dont know what to do.
Thanks for your responce. I just felt so over whelmed. Going to see my doctor in a couple of weeks. Wants me...More
Posted by monall123
Reply: Reclast vs. Prolia
Mush??? How old are you? Have you had a fracture? Height? Weight? Other than the synthroid, are you on any...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Any good home remedies for Bursitis?
Only thing that helped with my hip bursitis was a steroid injection and physical therapy. Turns out my pelvis...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: knee replacement
How are you doing now?
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: Bone density loss of 1.2 % in a year
Men with particular risk factors are recommended for DXA earlier than age 70. A DXA is recommended for all men...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Dr. wants me to have reclast-NOW. I have alot of m...
Do the Reclast. You have waaay too many risks going on. Do you know half of the people who have an...More
Posted by bonebabe
I took oral meds (fosomax) for about 4 years. It became known as my 'Saturday pill' as I had to take it on...More
Posted by Dewey3135
Reply: Osteoporosis at 55 plus excess calcium in urine
Your body can only absorb 500-600 mg of calcium at a time. Anything more than that would be excreted in the...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: what to do?
What are your T-scores? Have you fractured before? Do you have a parent who had a hip fracture? The fall you...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: How can osteoporosis happen so quickly?
Age is not the only determining factor in getting a DXA. We often do women your age and younger, if...1) they...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: osteo
You have osteoporosis. The diagnosis is made by the lowest score. So sorry about your pain; however, it...More
Posted by bonebabe
Just wanted to check in and see how you are doing. Did you see a doctor for the shooting pains? I hope all...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: Osteoporosis keeps getting worst!
Sounds like a good plan. Yes to educating your girls. We have to start them young now in building up bone...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Osteoporosis: Male in his 40's.
Yes, to a lot of your questions. There can be a HUGE difference in T-scores when changing machines. This is...More
Posted by bonebabe

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