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... ink I at least grasp some of what you're saying. In fact, it kinda helps me understand what my Endocrinologist is up to in insisting that we treat with vitamin D for osteomalacia before we start Forteo for the osteoporosis. A little bit anyway. Maybe. ... (9 replies)
... I know that osteomalacia is demineralization of the bone. does anyone know if osteomalacia can affect just one bone or would you see it throughout all the bones in your body? ... (1 replies)
... n and if my Endo finally starts me on the Forteo which she says is her intention. I'm getting both discouraged and impatient. I've been reading all I can find on osteomalacia and the gist seems to be that complete healing with treatment takes place in about 6 months. ... (28 replies)

... lly at our hospital's outpatient infusion center. Duh. Anyway, I decided it would be best if I went to an Endocrinologist. The first one I saw figured that I had osteomalacia in addition to osteoporosis so put me on a high dose of script vitamin D. ... (1 replies)
... I wrote a lengthy reply very early this morning ... and much to my chagrin just as I tried to submit the reply the site went down for some maintenance work. ... (21 replies)
... I posted a while back regarding unexplained bone loss in my jaw. I was able to push my GP for a Dexa scan and referral to an endocrinologist. The endocrinologists also ordered additional bloodwork for PTH and Vitamin D. ... (2 replies)
... osteoporosis does not cause pain. However, osteomalacia DOES cause pain. An accurate Dx of osteomalacia requires a bone biopsy but there are blood tests that can be very indicative of it. ... (4 replies)
... Anyway, the kypho was successful, but the neurologist said my bones were so soft, like sponge almost, and this was very concerning. I'm wondering now if I have osteomalacia and if this is what's been causing my pain. The pain started in my ribs years ago and radiated around to my back. ... (10 replies)
... Thank you for the follow up. I saw an expert in the osteo field, he is mostly involved in research, and he said that the flaw with the dexa is that it didn't test quality. He said bone quality testing is the next development in the diagnostic field and it isn't too far out that it would be available. ... (33 replies)
... me that since our PTH levels effect calcium, d 25, d 125, and phosphorous the same way, could you try rewording you search query by substituting the word Forteo for parathyroid gland. ... (33 replies)
... Regarding osteomalacia v's osteoporosis. ... (19 replies)
Feb 17, 2005
... Jacque, you have me totally confused! In your earliest post you said that you started Forteo in March 2003 and had significant improvement in DEXA scan by December 2003. ... (121 replies)
... I have taken Fasamax for few years it does not help. I have severe osteoporosis and osteomalacia. I took Forteo it did not help with Dexa. ... (2 replies)
... er one thing I noticed is that I should never have been put on boniva in the first place. In fact, in my case, it's actually contraindicated. There's no excuse for me to be hurting like I do now. ... (13 replies)
... fat link holds hope for osteoporosis. Shucks, now we've gotta worry about our bone marrow cells having too much fat!!!! ... (10 replies)

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