Early diagnosis and treatment can help improve your outcome. Treatment can help curb symptoms and may encourage positive growth and development.
The main goal of treatment is to get more phosphate into the blood. Traditionally, this has been accomplished through daily phosphate supplements. Your doctor may also prescribe or recommend vitamin D supplements.
A newer medication, burosumab (Crysvita), works by targeting the excess hormone that affects phosphate levels, FGF23. This medication is an injection administered by a doctor every few weeks.
In some cases, your doctor may recommend surgery to help correct bone deformities.
Maintain your oral health by brushing your teeth and keeping them as clean as possible. Regular dentist visits can help with this as well.