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233 4 Tue, 24 Feb 2015
I have osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, degenerative disk disease, sciatica nerve damage. I have terrible pain in my neck, lower back and knees. I have had four surgeries on both knees which included knee replacements in both knees as well as knee revisions in both. I have also recently had a radio...
1804 4 Mon, 1 Sep 2014
I am 60 and just dx with osteoporosis in the neck and spine. Spine: T= -2.9, hip is only T= -1.8 My mom had a bilateral mastectomy at age 47. She is 85 now. My doctor wanted to put me on Evista. I asked about Fosamax, I was told I could go on either or both. I am confused.
1237 4 Wed, 13 Aug 2014
My mother is 75 and has osterporsis of the spine which she had 2 fractures 2 years ago, she has ongoing problem with her walking her legs seem to cease up and now cannot walk for very long she has been given exercises to do to strengthen her legs what do you think is causing this.
269 4 Sat, 8 Sep 2012
I have had nerve compression at c5, 6, 7 and bone spurs for 30 years. My right hand shakes when I type and I do not have adequate control of my fingers. I get severe pain in my right shoulder and numbness and tingling in my middle and index finger and thumb , forearm and upper arm. To top it off...
262 4 Wed, 13 Nov 2013
Hi Doctor, I lives in New Delhi. My mother facing a problem of osteoporosis please suggest me what i should do?
595 4 Wed, 31 Aug 2011
good morning doctor, i had a pain in my left knee mri report showed loose bodies cartilage doctor suggested for arthroscopy to remove the loose cartilage at the same time to take the sample for regenerating the cartilage in the laboratory and the surgery again after 6weeks to insert the same in...
446 4 Fri, 18 Nov 2011
Hello: My anckle is hurting everytime I start to walk. It feels like it does not have the strenght to hold the step, but it goes away while walking. What could it possible be? the muscle weakness or bone loss or what? I have never had any problems like fractures or anything. thanks for your help.
585 4 Sun, 5 Jun 2011
I am a 30 years, male, working in a IT company, having pain over the wrist joint since a year. It had followed an injury a year ago. There was no fractures then.. It has already been a year and I am still having pain. I was wondering what might be the cause? what has to be done??
1112 3 Thu, 19 Feb 2015
oh thats great I am in red with osteoporosis,bad condition cannot work or walk properly.spine too compresses. I am a lady of 56 and I come across trueosteo and I am looking for a ood combination of supplement to get my spine ok. I usued to do ballroom dancing which I dream to start again. Can you...
234 3 Fri, 3 Jun 2011
my wife had fractures 4 times during this year. it is said that she is suffering from ostioporosis. she had a dxa test and the result is -2.73 stating that she is in high risk of fractures. we are in visakhapatnam (AP). please advise me the best hospital for early improvement of bone strenth to...
123 3 Mon, 22 Apr 2013
my dad,40, has stiffness in his back and pain in the elbow on twisting it. he also has pins and needles near thighs and near palms. the doctor said he had osteopenia , but even after having 40 calcium supplements , he didn t improve. please help.......
426 3 Fri, 25 Feb 2011
Hello Its regarding X-Ray report for right side ribs. findings from X-Ray report. there are slightly displaced fractures through the lateral aspects of eighth and ninth ribs. remaining ribs appear intact what is the treatment for this problem ?
1114 3 Thu, 29 Oct 2009
Electrical burns: First aid An electrical burn may appear minor or not show on the skin at all, but the damage can extend deep into the tissues beneath your skin. If a strong electrical current passes through your body, internal damage, such as a heart rhythm disturbance or cardiac arrest, can...
3 2 Fri, 5 Apr 2019
I have been diagnosed with osteoporosis and the doctor suggested zolendronic acid infusions . After some research I decided not to take that injections because of side effects. What are my options as far as medications. I also have Barrett’s asophogus!
89 2 Mon, 23 Mar 2015
I have a knee problem. Because of Osteoarthritis, my knees are bone on bone , hardly any space left. However, I can still walk. MD prescribed Mobic 15 mg daily x 2 mos. I have a pacemaker because of Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Tachycardia that causes lightheadness. My question is: What effect...
125 2 Tue, 27 Jan 2015
I have just been prescribed by my doctor Actonel EC Bombi Ec tab+35mg 1.25g(equivalent to 500mg Ca one weekly. I have just read the reviews and I am now very averse to taking this medication, I have just been diagnosed with Osteoporosis, I am 70, a diabetic and take tablets, plus Karvea, and...
769 2 Mon, 6 Apr 2015
I have osteoporosis and am having severe pain in my lower back running down both legs. I am feeling numbness in my toes on right foot. I have gone to my cardiologist who assures me my circulation is good. my blood pressure tends to run high even though I am on Lisinopril 20 mg,twice a day. Lately...
855 2 Fri, 26 Sep 2014
My doc recommends I begin prolix injections but the possible side effects are worse than the osteoporosis diagnosis! I ve tried both actonel (5 years) and Fosomax, which gave me severe muscle pain, so I stopped it. Taking calcium, Vit D etc. any advice?
122 2 Thu, 28 Aug 2014
I have had numbness in 3 &4 finger on right hand, which is my dominant side. Hx cervical fusion with last mri showing no acute fx, normalmposition ofmplate and screws. Have noticed weakness with dropping items and tender fingers and toes which are not in the same fingers or toe bilaterally....
29 2 Mon, 7 Jul 2014
Hello and thank you for assisting. My Aunty has Scoliosis/Osteoporosis. I have noticed recently that she is always either getting over a cold or coughing after a bout of laughter quite a lot. She is on Actonel 35mg. Could this drug be affecting her lungs or is it a combination of Actonel and her...