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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   I am aged 77. I have suguar for the 25 years also B.P. which are under conrol. 22 days back i have faller in ground level. I have taken xray L.S.spine and A.P. Spine density (BMD) shows the result and comments as
" t-score value suggesting of osteo porosis" = Problem: unable to walk , sit and stand. Can I have opinion of this.
Doctor :   Hi
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Let me read it
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With your presentation osteoporosis is a likely cause
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and is common with aging
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what you shall need to do is to take maximum care and rest
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along with calcium supplements
User :   we had 2 options wen consulted, surgery/ rest. now i am under rest. but there are no improvements as such.
Doctor :   Ok

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But surgery, what was suggested?
User :   verty bro plastry
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But with osteoporosis
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and the considering the age factor
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You shall need to take a second opinion for the same
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before going for surgery
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   He is our esteemed orthopedic surgeon
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whom you can take a second opinion from
User :   since she is a sugar and BP patient wont surgery lead to any other misconceptions
Doctor :   Yes, that is concern along with age

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and hence I suggested you the specialist opinino
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Are you getting it?
User :   yes
User :   how many days will it take for her to recover after the surgery?
Doctor :   Around 4-5 weeks, minimum

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