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i am a fiftyone year female with underactive thyroid gland

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i am a fiftyone year female with underactive thyroid gland ...suffering lately with aches and pains in my hips...would i be wise to have a blood test for oesteropis...
Submitted: 3 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Thanks for this question
I'm sorry about this problem
It would be a good idea to get calcium and parathyroid tested. This could be a parathyroid problem
Also getting tested for osteoporosis is a good idea as well
I would recommend that.