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How is Paget's disease treated?

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There's no way to fix the changes that have already happened, like hearing loss or deformed bones. But you can get help with the issues caused by Paget's. Options include:

Your doctor may suggest surgery to fix a broken or deformed bone, replace a hip or knee, or treat severe arthritis.

  • Physical help, like wedges in your shoe, a cane for walking, physical therapy, and other ways to build muscle
  • Medicines to prevent bone loss or control your calcium level
  • Medicine to help with the pain

From: What Is Paget's Disease of Bone? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: "Paget's Disease of Bone."

American College of Rheumatology: "Paget's Disease of Bone."

Mayo Clinic: "Paget's disease of bone."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What Is Paget's Disease of Bone? Fast Facts."

NIHSeniorHealth: "Paget's Disease of Bone."

National Organization for Rare Diseases: "Paget's Disease."

Mount Sinai Hospital: "Paget's Disease."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 28, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: "Paget's Disease of Bone."

American College of Rheumatology: "Paget's Disease of Bone."

Mayo Clinic: "Paget's disease of bone."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What Is Paget's Disease of Bone? Fast Facts."

NIHSeniorHealth: "Paget's Disease of Bone."

National Organization for Rare Diseases: "Paget's Disease."

Mount Sinai Hospital: "Paget's Disease."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 28, 2018

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