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15 Feb 2006

Osteoporosis at a young age
I went for my first bone density test when i was 27 and they picked up that I had signs of osteoporosis. By the age of 29 my bones was in such a bad state that the doctor told me to use melcalsic. The medical aid does not want to cover this, and it is to expencive to buy. Is there something else i can use? I also get a hormone replacement every 3 months.
Hope you can help me.
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hi Ronell,
Ask your dr if you can use something like Fosamax or Evista which the medical aid may cover.
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