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Posted on Thu, 3 Dec 2015
Question: I was told yesterday I have osteoporosis a decade score of minus 1.9 hip spine neck I'm 58 I have had two fractures in eight months in my spine one I didnt even know until severe pain I'm going to my primary care doctor Tuesday what meds will bring up my score and avoid fractures
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Answered by Dr. Karl Logan (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Vit D, Calcium and bisphosphonates

Detailed Answer:
hi,

thanks for your question.

you should be taking vitamin D, calcium and a bisphosphonate medication to strengthen and protect your bones.

if you are in pain then analgesics and a orthotic back support may help.

best wishes


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Brief Answer: Vit D, Calcium and bisphosphonates Detailed Answer: hi, thanks for your question. you should be taking vitamin D, calcium and a bisphosphonate medication to strengthen and protect your bones. if you are in pain then analgesics and a orthotic back support may help. best wishes