Dexa

What is Dexa?

Dexa or dexamehasone is a corticosteroid hormone and is used as a life saving drug .It is also used in allergic and inflammatory disorder.

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Blood tests show my calcium level at 10.8; at 70 yrs old should I be thinking about establishing at DEXA scan level basis? Would I need a...

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Test available without prescription at a number of centres

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The calcium level...

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I am recovering from breast cancer. I had 6 weeks of radiation treatments and finished the last one approx 7 months ago. I am currently in...

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Hello dear. Yes it is safe

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Hello dear. I have gone through the details. So a dexa scan to look for your bone...

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4-30-16 Hi Dr. Wachsman, Thanks for the F/U about my D.I.S.H. condition. As per your advice, I am scheduled for a bone density scan Monday May 2 at...

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65 is really variable these days///

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....said the person whose grandparents 3 of whom didn't live past 65 and one...

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