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Monday, May 20, 2013
Would Osteoporosis Cause Pain that Would Spread From Feet to Knee?
I am 50 yrs old, have always had good health and have been very active, but all of a sudden a year ago, my joints hurt. I feel like all my bones hurt, especially my ankles and the bottom of my feet. The bottom of my feet get really hot and a pain shoots up my left leg and goes up my leg all the way up to my knee. This started happening occasionally, but now it is all the time. I was not too concerned since my job required thay I be on my feet all the time, but now this is not the case, and that is why now I am very concerned. Thank you for your help.
What you describe is not osteoporosis. You need to see your primary care physician for an evaluation of all of your symptoms.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati