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Dexa Scan Results
Oct 13, 2009
... femoral neck I have gone from osteopenia into normal range so that is pleasing for me. My osteo specialist knows that I take strontium and told me to continue doing what I am doing with supplements and strontium etc. ... (4 replies)
... A great many bone specialist do not recommend drugs such as Foxamax for osteopenia, which appears to be what you have given your scores. ... (4 replies)
... She only has the osteo in her lower spine. Hips and other bone parts have some osteopenia so they are not too bad. ... (12 replies)

... Thanks Ladies, for your supportive replies. Definitely not going back-I've been shown the door so I'm not welcome back anyway, but even if I was I wouldn't. This guy was younger, but I'm not sure age matters. My very first experience with a specialist for BMD-it was an old rheumatologist a few months from retirement-wasn't good either. At the time, I only had osteopenia, and... (10 replies)
DEXA scan
Oct 11, 2007
... If you have the type of insurance that allows a specialist or second opinion, I would take advantage of that. There's no reason to panic, but you do need to take some form of action to prevent further bone loss. ... (3 replies)
... t will actually stretch your spine and supporting muscles, however, there are many that will make the situation worse. Two yrs ago when I had osteopenia, my back specialist recommended pilates. Unfortunately, I have just found out in the last 3 months that I may have made things worse. ... (19 replies)
... zable blood results, and that my calcium must just run a little high from normal. I find this ridiculous, but am in the middle of trying to figure it out with a specialist at a Univ Hospital tomorrow, right near the fire in CA, so we'll see if I make it. If I can gain any good info I'll pass it along. ... (7 replies)
... a very short period of time. I developed GI problems that were very severe. I felt like I was being poisoned, which was probably pretty accurate! I was sent to a specialist who queried me as to what I had been taking and then ordered me to stop the Fosamax immediately. ... (7 replies)
... sjde, I think alot of us are in this same boat and no one has the proper answers. I am 50 and was diagnosed six years ago with osteopenia during a free bone density scan which my doctor even asked me "Why are you bothering to go? ... (5 replies)
... I assume you originally went to see a GI specialist for acid reflux related symptoms. GERD is a symptom. ... (1 replies)
... Confuse me, it is a natural state of affairs for me. But - isn't there some slight improvement in this year's scores over last years?? Isn't -1.4 better than -1.5 and -1.2 better than -1.3??? And like, Taape, I wonder why the devil the spine wasn't done as well? Since you have had foot fractures why aren't they scanning the feet? There are smaller scanners used for just the... (8 replies)
... vit D supplements etc. to increase my bone mass. Am arranging a second opinion with an osteoprosis specialist that I found myself. ... (19 replies)
Forteo
Aug 27, 2004
... I should of placed this Post before now, sorry. My hip has gone from osteoporosis to osteopenia. Will definitely stay on this schedule. Seeing my Specialist in Sept. ... (121 replies)
... Well, here I am again, perplexed as ever. About two months ago, I had a dexascan with the medical system across town. Result: No osteo. This new Dr. I'm with wanted another one done, as he routinely does and they claim I have osteopenia! Anyone have a coin? I don't know who I should believe on this one. The first clinic that did it, is associated with the major... (6 replies)
... I just wonder if weight loss is common with osteopenia and r.a.? ... (2 replies)
For My Wife
Sep 11, 2003
... My doctor had referred me to an endocrinologist to get a second opinion on my osteopenia, and whether or not I needed Fosamax. The endocrinologist is a specialist in this area as well as with glandular and hormonal diseases such as thyroid disorders, diabetes, etc. etc. Hopes this helps! ... (14 replies)
Osteoporosis
Aug 12, 2003
... your doctor knows nothing about improving your condition, or even stopping it for that matter as you have suggested, maybe your first step ought to be finding a specialist who can help, perhaps an endocrinologist. ... (11 replies)
... Someone please help me answer some questions. Through a bone biopsy and bone dexa scan I was diagnosed with full blown (high turnover) osteoporosis and osteoarthritis.My lumbar spine results were a -2.7 and a -3.2 in the L4 region (lower spine). The only reason I took the tests was because I have broken many bones (9) in my 23 years. The last one was when I was 18 I broke... (8 replies)
... This information was at an osteoporosis specialist's clinic (the doctor running it is an orthopedic surgeon who does nothing but osteoporosis work and to whom the doctors in our area refer patients) and came from a paper that he had comparing the BMD values for DEXA and QCT, and had figures comparing women at age 25, 35, 45, 55, 65, and 75 years of age who had both scans done.... (12 replies)
Am i at risk?
May 24, 2002
... You may not be too bad off with no menstrual periods for just nine months - it's really hard to say. It might be a good idea to make a list of your concerns and discuss them with your OBGYN or another health care specialist. If they think it's necessary then you can have a bone density test and put your mind at ease. It's always good to start thinking about osteoporosis at a... (2 replies)




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