Osteoporosis

Updated 09 July 2014

What is a bone scan and will it hurt?

A bone scan is an X-ray that can show bone loss in the spine and hip area. The test takes about 10 – 20 minutes. It does not hurt at all.

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A bone scan is an X-ray that can show bone loss in the spine and hip area. The test takes about 10 – 20 minutes. It does not hurt at all.

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