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Bone Marrow Disease Signs And Symptoms
Bone marrow disease: The symptoms are related to the abnormality of the bone marrow function -i.e. Decrease production of the blood cell counts-or increase level of blood cells counts if something supresses bone marrow function-anemia, decrease WBC and platelet can happen. -symptoms will include fatigue, infection, fever, bleeding. If the cell count is too much-clots, fatigue, feeling sluggish can happen.
Bone marrow is the flexible tissue found in the interior of bones. In humans, red blood cells are produced in the heads of long bones, in a process known as hematopoesis. On average, bone marrow constitutes 4% of the total body mass of humans; in an adult weighing 65 kilograms (140 lb), bone marrow accounts for approximately ...Read more
It varies greatly: Bone marrow has lots of reserve, so it can be partly diseased, yet the body has no effect. But once the bone marrow is completely diseased or damaged, then the body will have all kinds of effects in the form of anemia (low hemoglobin), low WBC and low platelet counts and the complications of infections and bleeding as a result of low blood counts.
No.: The very definition of a disease is that it is a condition which adversely affects health. So if you really have a disease in the marrow it's likely to make you feel sick sooner or later.
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Can they do a bone marrow biopsy even if the platelets seem fine but their is signs and symptoms of chronic leukemia?
Yes/No: Bone marrow biopsy can be done in anyone provided there is a good reason to do so and it has possibility of giving useful information. Leukemia is best diagnosed with CBC first and then doing bone marrow only if there is something wrong in the peripheral blood counts (cbc).See 1 more doctor answer
I had a bone marrow examination showing an increase of plasma cells, 5.5%, with signs of anaplasia but no symptoms of any sort.
D/w your hem/onc: There's a condition that is called mgus- monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significant - which is essentially presented with presence of low level of monoclonal protein and abnormal plasma cells that are < 10%- and the absence of symptoms and myeloma related organ or tissue damage (predominantly renal, skeletal or bone marrow impairment.). From your limited info- it's perhaps a mgus. D/w your md.
What is the prognosis for someone whose cold agglutin disease is suspected to have been caused by a virus, with negative for lymphoma bone marrow test?
Is myelofibrosis a terminal disease? Does it just keep progressing until all bone marrow is replaced by scar tissue that can't produce blood?
Progressive: Yes, you described it well. New treatments are becoming available all the time, and they could extend your life! Get treated!See 1 more doctor answer
No clear results.: There is not level 1 evidence to show bone marrow transplant increases survival in patients with sickle cell disease. Although there are several reports with success a systematic randomized trial remains to be done. Bone marrow transplant is a procedure with multiple complications. After the procedure the recipient has to take meds for life. Cost/effective therapy analyses are not present.See 1 more doctor answer
What diseases cause bone marrow to produce the right cells but not fast enough in a 8 year old boy with low red/white cells, low platelets + neoutroph?
Viral: Viral diseases often. Blood disorders can cause the same in early stages. Some conditions are inherited.
I do not know.: Most patients with sickle cell diseaes have a very benign manifestation of the diseas (trait) and they can live close to a normal life. E few percentage of this people has severe disease. I do not have experience with bone marrow transplant for sickle cell disease.See 2 more doctor answers
Will my bone marrow test show up for leukemia lupus etc, while I am on these IV treatments for my blood platelet disease?
I was wondering is a 25% increased ring sideroblasts in bone marrow a sign of bone marrow failure?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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