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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: The biopsy would not be expected to harm the pregnancy.
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
27 years experience Podiatry
Bone biopsy: If an anesthetic that will not harm your baby is used then it should be safe to do the bone biopsy. Your doctor (that wants to do the bone biopsy) sho ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Mani
19 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: It will likely be part of how you are monitored over time.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Neither is common: None of these procedures are common and even less common together, however, that does not mean that there was any thing inappropriate in doing the two ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Bone marrow: Bone marrow cellularity refers to how much of the marrow is making blood cells, and how much is fat. As people age, it tends to decline and move more ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Not likely: A standard blood draw, with CBC and differential--especially with comparatives over time should help accomplish your diagnosis. See your doctor for re ... Read More
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic anemia: Not uncommon, in normocytic anemia if they want to see how the cells are generating RBC, whether it is making cells or not making cells. Have you ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Might be needed: Here is some general information on spinal tap: http://www.webmd.com/brain/lumbar-puncture#1 And bone marrow biopsy: https://guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/r ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
You have to check: In the local area , unfortunately it is so variable for the same service , if you can not afford , speak to your doctor will do at reduced cost , e ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes and no: Any biopsy will be painful but in the hands of an experienced doctor and proper sedation (local novocaine) it can be a much more tolerable process. Pa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bone marrow biopsy?: I am not clear what you are asking--do you want to know how much bone marrow is removed during a bone marrow biopsy? Generally, 5-15 cc's of marrow is ... Read More

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