How does bone marrow relate to one's immune system?

Bone marrow. Makes blood cellualr element: red cells, white cells, platelets. Immunity is provided by lymphocytes that either are activated directly, or specialized to make antibody.

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Will the immune system be suppressed by bone marrow biopsy?

No. No, not by biopsy. A biopsy means simply taking a very small sample of the bone marrow. Nothing that is significant enough to suppress immune function in any significant fashion. Read more...

I've get through bone marrow transplant about 1 and a half year ago. But why my body still get sick easily and my immune system getting worst?

Bone marrow. It is a tough procedure to receive. Your body is still recovering from all therapy you received in the past. Perhaps your WBC are still low too- that makes you prone to have infection. If you had an allogeneic transplant and are taking medication for gvhd for instance- that can also affect your white blood cell and makes you immunocompromised. I recommend you to f/u with your transplant team. Read more...

Are the lungs, spleen, lymphatic vessels and bone marrow all part of the immune system?

Yes and more. The major organs that produce cells key for the immune system are the bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes and thymus. However, there are very active immune cells in most tissues including the skin, GI tract including liver and lungs. Read more...