Medical History for Osteoporosis
During a medical history for
osteoporosis, your doctor will ask
- Your overall health.
- Any family
history of osteoporosis.
- Risk factors for
- Any pain or tenderness in your bones or
- Any decrease in your height.
- Any broken bones
- What medicines you take.
- What type
of exercise you do regularly.
- Your history of smoking and alcohol
If you are a woman, your doctor will ask questions about
changes in your monthly menstrual periods and whether you have signs of
If you are a man, your doctor will ask questions about
changes in your sexual desire or your ability to function sexually.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 10, 2010
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