Bone density test
I have osteoarthritis and a few days back had suffered from trigger finger. Am taking vit D and calcium supplement. Want to go for a bone density test. What are the pros and cons of the test? Thank you.
Doctor Answers (1) on Bone density test
Hello....... On the day of the scan you may eat normally. You should not take calcium supplements for at least 24 hours before your test, dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is an enhanced form of x-ray technology that is used to measure bone loss... You can undergo this test .pregnancy is contraindication.
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