Patient Comments: Osteoporosis - Symptoms

What were your symptoms at the onset of your osteoporosis disease?

Comment from: Sammie, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: February 17

I was diagnosed with osteoporosis, 6 years ago and have had no treatment till just now, I used to be so athletic, exercise everyday, now I can't stand, sit or walk for more then 10 minutes at a time. I get sharp pains through my back all time my side, my hips ache continually, my knees give out.

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Comment from: Subramoni, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: February 17

One month back I started getting very severe pain on my left knee inside. I have taken X-ray and consulted ortho pedic surgeon. He says it is starting of osteoporosis given me pain killer medicine and a medicine called rejoin. Still I am getting very severe pain once the pain killer medicine effect is wears of and I find very difficult to walk. I appreciate any remedy is there to reduce the pain so that I can walk normally.

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Comment from: milbru, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: September 17

In my left hand and wrist there has been swelling and stiffness of my fingers and lots of pain. I carried my hand in my right hand like a baby till I went to a doctor and with medication it got better, but some of my fingers are still stiff and I cannot grasp a pot handle. There is always puffiness in the palm of my hand and the skin feels strange.

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Comment from: Laurie, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 17

I was waking up in the middle of the night with leg pains. More leg pain in the day time, but not as noticeable because I was focused on work that needed to be done. The pain would seem to be in the bone on the front below the knee and often my feet would hurt too. The pain was a dull ache like a toothache but with increasing intensity after standing or walking for any length of time.

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Comment from: Lostpoet, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: August 27

With my osteoporosis, I had back pain for months and also hip pain. I had to wear heating patches and a back brace at work.

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Osteoporosis - Lifestyle Changes Question: What lifestyle changes (diet, exercise, quitting smoking or alcohol), have you made to manage your osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis - Hormone Therapy Experience Question: Have you been prescribed hormone therapy to treat your osteoporosis? What was your experience?
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