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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help u?
User :   hello sir , this is reguarding my mother
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hello
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please proceed
User :   she was suffering from seviour joint pains,
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i had shown her to dcter
User :   and he advice me to do dexa spine and hip
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and i have done it and got results
Doctor :  
ok
User :   can i type results hear
User :   so u can advice me
Doctor :  
sure
Doctor :   andara?
Doctor :   sorry
User :   Z score for spine was -0.7
Doctor :   ok
User :   she was 52 years
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and can i sacan and send it
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yes
User :   mail id
User :   please
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are u there?
User :   1 minit
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ok
User :   i had sent it please check
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ok
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please gimmie some time
User :   k
User :   did u got it
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yes
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it takes time to see and give opinion regarding dexa scan
User :   ok
Doctor :  
can u wait or else logout and login after some time
User :   how much time sir, can i wait for some time.
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sure
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i have got two images
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thats it or anything else?
User :   yes only 2 images with some report
User :   only 2
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i dint get report
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'yes got it
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she is suffering from osteopenia
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are u there?
User :   what is it
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are u there?
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yes
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it is reduced minerals and calcium from bones
User :   how to treat it
Doctor :  
this happens more in females especially after menopause
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calcium and vitamin d supplements
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and take food which is rich in vitamin d
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this is not a disease ,this is ageing process
User :   Jr.Do wrote some tablets for it as the main doctr was out of station
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ok
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what are those tabs?
User :   Tab Neurobin Fort
User :   Tab RootCal Ct
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ok
User :   Tab Flexilor 8mg
User :   are they ok for it
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yes
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she can use it
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they are nothing but vitamin supplements
User :   and what is Flexilor
User :   is it a pain killer
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yes
User :   were they enough and how many days should she take
Doctor :  
it is lornoxicam
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it is a pain killer
Doctor :   to be specific she should take vitamion d and calcium supplements
Doctor :  
neurobin
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is vitamin b
User :   and for D
User :   vit
Doctor :   vitamin d we can get abundant amount in natural sunlight

User :   out of Root Cal CT and GEMCAL which one is good
Doctor :   both are good
Doctor :   only difference in brand
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she should take milk regularly
User :   But Gem Cal has Calcium carbonate 500mg and Root cal has 1000mg
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yes
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dosage again differs
User :   inaddition Root cal has Magnesium also
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yes
User :   if gemcal we have to take 2 tablets?
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but too much of supplementation is also not desirabl
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then rootcal should be taken only once
User :   Taking of Regular calcium tablets has any side effects
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regularly no problem but overdose
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will cause problem
User :   how many per day
User :   and what time is the best time to take calcium, means in morning or night
Doctor :  
rootcal only one per day
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anytime
User :   ok
Doctor :   but consistency is more important
User :   for how many days should she take to getride of osteopenia
User :   tablets
Doctor :   life long
User :   ok
User :   both calcium and vitamin b
Doctor :   there is no permanent cure for osteopenia

User :   ok
Doctor :   as i already told u osteopenia is not a disease
User :   yes, ok sir
Doctor :  
it is an egeing pprocess
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ageing process
User :   ok sir thanks for your advices.
Doctor :  
welcome
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Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
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