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Swollen Bone Marrow
Bone marrow results blast cells 6.0 /6% and Tdt 15:su67642, has swollen Liver and spleen should I wait two months to follow up what might this mean?
Not enough information: Cannot tell the diagnosis or the condition of the patient, complex cases as such need to be followed closely and judgement is with treating team. Please ask the Hematologist or the primary physician responsible for the case, wish you wellness ...Read more
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
Can you feet be swollen with plantar faciatis? Gets worse when I walk or stand on them. I also have bone/marrow sarcoidosis if that makes any diff.
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
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
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
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 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