Frequently Asked Questions about Osteoporosis1. Which doctor should I consult if I suspect osteoporosis?
You should see an orthopedic surgeon.
2. How do I know I have a fracture?
There will be severe pain and swelling at the site of fracture. An x-ray will help in confirming the fracture.
3. What can I do to prevent osteoporosis?
A healthy diet which includes a sufficient amount of calcium, phosphorous, and vitamin D is very important, along with regular exercise to reduce the risk of osteoporosis and fractures.
4. Will estrogen replacement therapy help to prevent osteoporosis?
For patients with hormone deficiency, estrogen replacement therapy is given to reduce the bone loss.
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