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Doctor insights on: Bone Marrow Spicule

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What is. a bone marrow?

What is. a bone marrow?

Bone marrow is: tissue in the center or hollow part of the bones. It makes red blood cells. Eventually white blood cells are manufactured. All of this is helps our immune system protect us from infection. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Bone Marrow (Definition)

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


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Any benefit from eating bone marrow?

Any benefit from eating bone marrow?

No: No, no health benefit. But, if prepared well as in osso bucco, it can be delicious when spread on little toasts. ...Read more

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What does bone marrow consists mostly of?

What does bone marrow consists mostly of?

Blood cells and fat: Bone marrow is a mixture of developing and mature blood cells and fat. The precursors of white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets start in the bone marrow and mature into their final forms before entering the circulatory system. ...Read more

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For what reasons bone marrow test is conducted?

For what reasons bone marrow test is conducted?

The list is too long: Her's a link that answers your question in detail http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/207575-overview. ...Read more

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Donating bone marrow, where would I have to go?

Donating bone marrow, where would I have to go?

Your doctor can guid: You will need to be guided by the folks who have asked you to give bone marrow. Most often the procedure is done with help from a blood bank located in a hospital. The national marrow donor program(nmdp) is an organization with whom you can connect on the internet and seek further guidance. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of 'bone marrow suppression'?

What are the symptoms of 'bone marrow suppression'?

Many: Bone marrow makes red cells that carry oxygen , white cells that protect you from infection, and platelets that stop you from bleeding. If bone marrow suppressed you will have anaemia-low red cells cause fatigue, infections since low white cells, and bleeding caused by low platelets. It can range from no symptoms-mild to severe. All depends on severity of the suppression. ...Read more

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What will happen if you have bone marrow suppression?

Anemia: It cause anemia ,low white cell and low platelet,so may need blood and platelet transfusion and some time infection treatment ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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How much pain is expected from giving bone marrow to someone that needs it?

It is not too bad: There are 2 different ways bone marrow(stem cells) can be given to someone. One is quite simple and has literally no pain(it is called peripheral stem cell collection by apheresis). The other, more commonly used in the past, is true bone marrow donation which requires general anesthesia in order to draw the bone marrow from the hip bones and does cause more discomfort than the blood stem cell coll. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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