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When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor immediately if you:
Call your doctor for an appointment if you:
If you are nearing age 65, have osteopenia, or think that you are at high risk for osteoporosis, talk with your doctor about your concerns.
If you do not have any risk factors for osteoporosis and you are already taking preventive measures, such as taking adequate calcium and vitamin D, you may only need routine screening.
Who to see
Health professionals who can evaluate your symptoms and risk of osteoporosis include:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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