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... I don't understand my Dexa scan scores. ... (5 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with severe osteoporosis even though I had a Dexa scan done which came back as excellent. Didn't even show any osteopenia. According to my T and Z scores, my bones were fine. ... (6 replies)
... t my bones in my neck were extremely soft and he recommended supplements as well as for me to contact my pcp and get a script for fosamax and get scheduled for a dexa scan. Well i had the dexa scan today, they just scanned my pelvis and left hip. My T and Z scores were excellent!!! ... (6 replies)

... This most recent DEXA Scan was done on a different machine than before. ... (9 replies)
... This is a huge difference. Can someone tell me what these results mean. All the Dr said was that its good and did not explain what the change meant or why the difference was so big. ... (3 replies)
... HI, the best way to get started would be to talk to a physical therapist who could get you started on a safe routine. Or you could go to a gym, explain your osteo concerns and see if one of the trainers there could help you. ... (3 replies)
DEXA scan
Oct 11, 2007
... Hi Chloe welcome... Below is a good link from the Univ of WA on Osteoporosis that should explain, t-scores, fracture risk, medications/ treatment, and risk factors for bone loss. All predictors have several variables, so look through the list of things that cause bone loss and see which apply to you. Your scores are in the Osteoporosis range, which you can read about... (3 replies)
... CT's do emit a large amount of radiation, so some Drs don't like them for that reason alone. If you want more info on it, do a search on QCT or quantitative cat scan and see what you find. ... (6 replies)
... an MRI. It showed that I had a fracture in my left hip and a smaller fracture in my right hip. I was referred to a bone and back specialist in my area. I had to explain that I didn't fall, didn't have a vehicle accident, wasn't in an abusive relationship, etc. ... (4 replies)
... the last time it was checked and I'm on forteo, which I hope is working well. According to my NTx test, my bone is increasing so hopefully my next dexa will be much better. ... (14 replies)
... I just finished the full 24 months on Forteo, and had a new Dexa scan a couple days ago. My doctor called yesterday to tell me the results are really good and I met with him this afternoon and got copies of the results. ... (32 replies)
... I have yet to meet a doc that didn't know about the 24 mo rule on dexa scans, so I've never had that problem with such a lack of knowledge. ... (4 replies)
... Heel test give an idea of how your bones are , but to get a better picture of their denstiy your would need to have DEXA scan done. At your age and with that score you can do several things to help your bone density without seeing a dr. at this time or spending alot of money. ... (2 replies)
... and I hope it heals real soon. Could you explain what you mean about calcification, I'm not sure I understand unless your referring to the bone not being in a solid state yet? ... (5 replies)
... l all be figured out. If you want to read about Osteoporosis, even though your doc says you don't have it, there are many good govt. websites that could help to explain this, if you do indeed have it. National Osteo Found, Foundation for Osteo Research and Education, National Inst. ... (7 replies)
... I'm 31 years old and had a heel scan 2 years ago as part of a general medical which put me at high risk category. ... (19 replies)
For My Wife
Sep 6, 2003
... Never heard of a Dexa scan. ... (14 replies)
T Score
Feb 29, 2012
... Osteopenia is T Score between -1 and -2.5. Anything below -2.5 is Osteoporosis. (4 replies)
T Score
Feb 29, 2012
... The consultant said I didnt need any treatment as yet. So no osteoporosis, but does the first score mean I have osteopenia. The letter didnt explain anything, bit confusing the T scores etc, anyone help please? ... (4 replies)
Dexa Reports
Nov 13, 2008
... worth the effort to continue doing the good things. Did they make adjustments to scores or did you do like i did and stop the strontium for 30 days prior to the scan and then make your own guesstimates as to how accurate the scores were? ... (14 replies)


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