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What Is The Difference Between Type 1 Osteoporosis And Type 2 ? My Doctor Didn't Tell Me About Different Typs

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I was diagnosed and sent on my way with painkillers which don't help much at all and no further information.

A MyOsteoTeam Member

Same here Lynette with painkillers I only take paracetamol 🌈

Has Any One Took Bonivia?

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I had a t-score of -6.4 in lower back. I been battling 3-5 broken ribs for 3 years, and only one has healed a long with
a lung hernia that keep getting larger. I took Forteo for 2 yrs and now my Doctor wants me to take Bonivia
I already have jaw bone loss, gum problems, acid re flux, have had bleeding ulcers in the past, and was told
I had the makings of barrettes esophagus all of which Bonivia can cause. I am going to have to discuss this with
my Doctor. I had a spine Dr. tell me he only… read more

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In 2017 I ended up having 5 ribs to break all at different times, after the first 3 breaks is when the did the test and told me I had osteoporosis.The pain was bad. A lot worse at 60 than in my teens… read more

Has Anyone Had Success With Prolia? Has Anyone Had Side Affects?

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I have just had a bone density test after 2 years on Prolia. I have had no side affects and now my bone density in my spine has increased 14.5 percent. Seems good to me. I understand bone quality may… read more

I'm Wondering How People Feel About Prolia. Has It Proven To Prevent Fractures? Does It Build Bone? Are People Suffering Side Effects?

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I just had my 3rd Prolia injection two weeks ago I have had no side affects and feel great. Hope it’s working. Will not have bone density until the Fall. I do wonder what is next after next year as… read more

Hip Fracture While On Treatment

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I had been taking Forteo injections for two years and did have an increase in my T-score, especially the hip area. Then once off for a few months for some dental work before starting Prolia, I fell and broke my hip. Now I experience anxiety, experience thigh pain when I am up for an extended period of time.

Has anyone else ever had a fracture while on treatment?

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I am very sorry to learn of your hip fracture. Having broken both femurs, 4 years apart, I was referred to my Endroconogolist who put me on Prolia in 2007-2009. The only problem I am experiencing… read more

Is There Anyone On Here On Fosomax To Increase Calcium For Osteoporosis? How About Side Effects?

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Hi buttons91. Was dosage of Fosamax are you taking?

Fosamax: What Have Your Experiences With This Drug Been? Positive Or Negative?

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My mother took Fosamax for over 8 years and still broke her hip. I have friends who have tried the shots and still broken bones. What have you found the most effective treatment for osteoporosis? I am also trying the exercise program by Margaret Martin. I already exercise daily and this helps me focus on a program particular to osteoporosis; including tips on what not to do. I have also heard that your diet is also a factor? Has anyone found this to be true? Thanks so much.

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I was put on Fosamax by Kaiser for 12 years. i developed GIRD. I kept telling them that my stomach was bad, and I had trouble eating. They would not listen. Finally, they took me off and I have had… read more

Wondering The Experiences Others Have Had Using Prolia Injections.

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I have recently had a mysterious pelvic hip fracture so my dr has recommended Prolia injections. Just seeking some info on your experience with this treatment. Did it increase bone density? Did you experience side effects? Do you think it is an effective treatment? Would really appreciate your comments! Thanks!

A MyOsteoTeam Member

Scary Do some more research with a knowledgable physician

Spinal Surgery When On Alendronic Acid And Adcal D3

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I wonder if anyone has had spinal surgery when suffering osteoporosis.
I possibly need (or will need sometime in the future) a spinal fushion.
Is the fact I've had a wedge fracture to T!1 and am on medication for this make a difference
have spinal stenosis and will need to
have a spinal fusion to my lumber spine.

Fortes Injections

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My Endocrinologist wants me to take Forteo for 2 years by injection everyday as a bone builder. I am eligible through the Government as I had A femoral fracture due to the medication I was taking. My Doctor has to make application on my behalf to put me on the program. Side effects dizziness, leg cramps, soreness due to the injections. I would like your input on this program. Thank you.

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I don’t have any private insurance only what is covered the the Government. If I am warranted coverage it free other that that I have to pay out of pocket $1.000.00 a month. So far I’m holding my… read more