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how long does it take for the hole in the bone to heal up after a bone marrow biopsy

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Months: The small hole in the bone left by a bone marrow biopsy will heal over a period of a few months. However the size and location of the bone defect wil ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Typically: 2 to 3 working days. A rapid preliminary result can be available in hours with a concern for acute leukemia. If a reference lab is used it can take 7- ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Typically: 2 to 3 working days. A rapid preliminary result can be available in hours with a concern for acute leukemia. If a reference lab is used it can take 7- ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Less than 1 week: The general results from a bone marrow biopsy are usually available in less than 1 week. This will depend on the lab/pathologists reviewing the bone ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Short term: Should be no more than a few days; and that is on the longer side of the estimate.
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A member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
A few weeks usually: Normally- you may feel some tenderness for a week or more after your bone marrow exam. Ask your doctor about taking a pain reliever, such as Acetamino ... Read More
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Dr. Franklyn Farrell
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It Depends: Everybody is different. You must keep in mind that your body heals as fast as your genes and diet will allow. If you eat unhealthy food, smoke and d ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Not long: See my previous answer. Usually a day or so unless there were complications. If longer than a couple of day, i would call the doctor and discuss. T ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Talk to your Doctor: This procedure is under the control of the doctor how perform it.Follow his instruction.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Just a few days: This may cause some soreness at the site and bruising, swelling and tenderness. Usually this will resolve in a couple of day. One could understand u ... Read More

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