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What are the warning signs for osteoporosis in the back?

Harris H. McIlwain, MD
Rheumatology
While other back problems may have early warning signs, often osteoporosis is not detected until a fracture happens. Osteoporosis can be detected early - before fractures - with a simple bone density test.
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