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Treatment for osteopenia in right femur - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   I hane osteopenia in right femur. what is the treatment
Doctor :   Since when is the problem
Doctor :   Mostly the osteopenia treatment depends on the cause
User :   i fell on the floor slipping o wet surface fracturing my lefy arm ( between shoulder and elbow one month ago . underwent surgery and a metal plate was fixed. noticed twodays ago durinf bone scaning og hip and lumber
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What is your age
User :   i am 64 years of age moderately built, weing 64 to 65 kgs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The treament maily depends on the BMD report
Doctor :   Bone densitometry
Doctor :   The T levels
User :   can emil the report or simply type out the parameters. i can not do it today since i have left the report at home and i am using cybercafe
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   You can always scan or type it to our id
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   Please note down this ID
Doctor :   and please explian in brief
Doctor :   the symptoms
Doctor :   Let me give some facts
Doctor :   Osteopenia is usually in Older individuals or post menopausal women
Doctor :   hence every adult after 60 and every women
Doctor :   after menopause are started on Calcium tablwtas
Doctor :   tablets
Doctor :   and if the BMD
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please mail the report and I shall guide you with the management part
Doctor :   What is the treatment you are on
Doctor :   now
User :   i am taking cacium tablets,steriods and vitamins.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Steroids are they
Doctor :   advised
User :   yes only for 30 days since one of the nerve in my left hand is damages and if it does not help physiotherapy or accupuncture is advised
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Steroids sometimes can cause bone loss
Doctor :   if given over long time
Doctor :   so use them judicioulsy only for 30 days
Doctor :   or the doctors advice
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok thanks once again
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