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Is there treatment for a 79 year old person with compressed vertvrea

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I'm taking Fosamax and butran patch for pain

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

I have had the pain for about six months and I have had kyroplasty surgery. Standing without support makes the pain worse.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have diabetes, anemia, and I take metformin, glimepiride, meds for hypertention, locastatin, and salt pills three times a day (low sodium).

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 9 months ago

do you mean a compression fracture?

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 9 months ago

just click send to reply

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