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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.

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 am 4 months in taking Fosamax. I started have severe shoulder pain on the right side. Then I started having the pain on the left side but nit as severe. The doctor said quit Fosamax for 2 weeks. The… read more

Why Is Osteoarthritis Worse In My Spine Making Some Days Harder To Walk
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I have osteoarthritis all over my body but now my spinal pain is getting worse some time it hard to walk as my spine raises up

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Today I had terrible pain in the bones in my spine. I had to lay on my back in bed and I litterally could not move. Pain was off the charts. I tried to sit up and my back went into many spasms and… read more

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.

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Same here Lynette with painkillers I only take paracetamol 🌈

Is There Any Connection Between Osteoporosis And Spinal Stenosis?
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I agree. Exercise done correctly is key to helping with so
Many issues and is good for your mental health. Diet is also very important and keeping a good weight

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

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

Best Ideas For Handling Osteoporosis, Spinal Stenosis, Scoliosis And Breast Cancer?
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I Had A Lumbar Fusion Last Year And It Is Not Healing As Quickly As I Expected. Does Osteopenia Affect Healing?
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My last MRI was in August and there is no bone growth, but the screws are stable. Have not had a new DEXA scan, but due at the end of next year. It has been exactly one year now. Still have some symptoms, but managing.

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Hi Denise - I am taking vitamin D, and a calcium/vitamin D/Magnesium pill. The doctor talked about Prolia, but said I could wait. I am getting another MRI next week. It should show what is… read more

Has Anyone Experienced Vertebral Fractures And Scoliosis?
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I refused bone meds out of fear of side effects and have suffered four vertebral fractures and scoliosis. I am miserable and now my oncologist says they probably can’t be fixed by Kyphoplasty because I have discs involved. But I need an MRI and to see a neurosurgeon. I’ve been in a recliner for seven months and I feel my life is over. Can anyone relate or help me?

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I cant have OPmeds and was diagnosed at 32 I also have OA and other illnesses I recently fractured 2 vertebrae and multiple fractures in both hips and cant have any surgery so I've been out of… read more