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... of my Lumbar spine. My pcp send me to specialist who was shocked because I don't fit the profile of an Osteoporosis patient. I'm half American Indian and have dark hair and skin, My doc said this happens to thin white blonds, not dark women like me! ... (9 replies)
... I just went through the same thing. I'm post menopausal and have been taking a low dose of Prempro for several years. I told the doctor I had aching in the left hip. ... (16 replies)
... Geez I'm sorry that Fosamax isn't helping you more. My last NTx was 44, and the Dr said she would like to see it around 30. ... (4 replies)

... After going off tamoxifen three years ago after breast cancer, (1993) doc put me on Evista - extreme bone pain within 30 days, tried calcitonin nasal spray for 30 days-same results. I could barely walk or use my hands. Doc said other meds for bone density would probably have same results. Symptoms, including multiple attacks of bronchitis, uti's, sinusitis, blurred vision and... (9 replies)
... Snowmelts......You are soooo right. Seems like every drug has some sort of side effect. Nothing is ever entirely safe. I really....really hope the Evista helps you. Hopefully you can find something that will stop the vertebrae fractures so that you won't have the oh so painful curved spine that your mother has. ... (72 replies)
... tor thought it would be much easier for me to switch to actonel instead. Before this, I was taking Evista, but a bone density test revealed it wasn't helping my hip area. When going on the actonel, my Gyno thought it would be a good idea for me to keep on taking Evista as a double measure of protection against bone loss. ... (14 replies)
May 22, 2003
... i have osteopenia in both my spine and hip..the evista slowed the loss of bone in both places...since starting the evista my weight has stayed basically the same..i vary between 118 and 122 ..ive not noticed any joint pain...just a warning ... ... (12 replies)
... I am so glad to hear from you. I apologize for the long post and many questions and hope you are doing OK. ... (7 replies)
... I hope you are doing ok. I hurt my back by pushing a shopping cart with the comp in it. I had to push it about 10 feet and turn the cart into the check out aisle, so I had to pivot with my rt hip to get it to turn. When I turned the cart I heard a loud pop in my hip and lower back. ... (32 replies)
... gist recommended kyphoplasty the last time she this happened, but she turned down surgical recommendations of any kind for any reason. This time she's in extreme pain and I'm trying to get her to consider kyphoplasty for pain relief. ... (1 replies)
Ostiopenia at 41
Jan 3, 2006
... I'm so sorry you've had all these painful problems. The doctor who said you'd be in pain for the rest of your life should be ashamed. ... (8 replies)
... n your case....I am not sure when it was discover it was tough on bones......but there was really nothing proven to help the bones other than taking more calcium and vit d until the last 8 ish years or there was not much to help undo or counter the bone issue. ... (4 replies)
... I'm 24 years old and have osteopenia. ... (11 replies)
... Hi I am a newbee to this board and to osteopenia. I am having alot of hip pain. I am taking evista and it seems to have harsh side effects. what do you take? ... (9 replies)
... the Dr agreeded to prescribe Evista to attempt to help my osteoporosis since I tole her I was leary of the Fosamax. I will start the Evista this weekend. Yes, I looked it up.. worst problem it can cause is blood clots.. everything can have a "possible" situation it seems. ... (72 replies)
... Before you know it, you'll be a pro at it. Hopefully, you'll find that Forteo works for you, and it will all be worth it. ... (14 replies)
... Peregrine, thanks for the reply. No, I haven't read the book the Myth of Osteoporosis, but it sounds like I should. My last bone density was 2.6 at the spine and 2.7 at the hip. It's time for me to get tested again, but this past year has been so bad with my joints etc.... ... (14 replies)
... hardening plastic cement to keep it there. People experience almomst immediate pain relief from the procedure, but there's a time limit when you can have it done. ... (17 replies)
... Joint pain isn't a symptom of low bone mineral density. ... (4 replies)
... called Actonel or Fosomax. Some of us take Evista or Miacalcin due to the fact that we were unable to tolerate the bisoprophens. Usually, you will increase your calcium intake to about 1500mgs. daily. ... (1 replies)

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