In the early stages of
osteoporosis, you probably won't have symptoms. As
the disease progresses, you may have symptoms related to weakened bones,
- Back pain.
- Loss of height and
curved upper back (dowager's hump).
bones (fractures) that might occur with a minor injury,
especially in the hip,
spine , and wrist.
- Compression fractures in the spine that may cause severe back pain. But sometimes
these fractures cause only minor symptoms or no symptoms at all.
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine
November 6, 2012
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