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A 32-year-old member asked:

is there other options than a bone marrow to find what we need?

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Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
Hematology and Oncology 19 years experience
No: Most of the time we need, but all depends why getting a bone marrow, sometimes we could skip.

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A female asked:

My mom in law bone marrow report says low grade unclassified b cell lymphoproliferative disorder what does it suggest nd what is the treatment available?

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Hematologist: See an heme-oncologist to diagnose, explain and treat these and similar disorders. Lymphoproliferative disorder: lymphocytes are produced in excessive quantities. They typically occur in patients who have compromised immune systems.
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A female asked:

Wat is the normal percent of lymphoctes present in the bone marrow aspirate?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
It is probably a : Relatively wide range. This was studied in healthy bm samples in the 1980s. The reference is blood 1986 jun;67(6):1600-6. They found about 10% on average.
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A 20-year-old female asked:

Is it dangerous to give bone marrow? I just turned 20

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Bone marrow donation: Is both safe and life saving to recipient.
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A 25-year-old male asked:

Ihc right tonsil-fnhl grade 3a stage 1(bcl2, bcl6, cd20:+ve). Bone marrow ihc(bcl2&bcl6: -ve, cd10: focal +ve, reactive aggregates).Is it stage 4 or 1?

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Dr. Rupesh Parikh
Medical Oncology 26 years experience
Stage 1 but: Sounds like stage i disease , but a pet scan to eval other nodal area may cahnge the stage of the nhl.
A 38-year-old member asked:

How should I go about donating bone marrow and how would this happen?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Talk to the folks wh: The person who needs your marrow can guide you. There is a national marrow donor program(nmdp) who is deeeply engaged in seeking donors. They would love to get hold of you. Your local blood bank would know more about it and can connect you with the nmdp.

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