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Posted by: tokkie | 2007/05/07

osteoporosis

My sister has it in her right ankle. What can she do to make all the pain go away? She can not even pick her baby up or walk when it swwells?? Please give advise

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Dear Tokkie
She does not have osteoporosis in the ankle, but more probably osteoarthritis. She needs to see her doctor who can prescribe some anti-inflammatory drugs and first do a physical examination to make sure what it is.

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