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Is it painful to give bone marrow?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Mild to moderate

It may be mildly to moderately painful to donate marrow depending on the method used, depth needed to penetrate into the marrow, pain tolerance, other medical conditions, and anxiety.

In brief: Mild to moderate

It may be mildly to moderately painful to donate marrow depending on the method used, depth needed to penetrate into the marrow, pain tolerance, other medical conditions, and anxiety.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: It can be

If bone marrow is collected the standard way by retrieving it directly from a bone, it can be painful due to pressure when the needle is inserted into the bone.
If the cells are collected from the blood, it can be mildly painful after you get the medication to mobilize the marrow cells from within the bone to the blood circulation. The method used depends on the situation at hand.

In brief: It can be

If bone marrow is collected the standard way by retrieving it directly from a bone, it can be painful due to pressure when the needle is inserted into the bone.
If the cells are collected from the blood, it can be mildly painful after you get the medication to mobilize the marrow cells from within the bone to the blood circulation. The method used depends on the situation at hand.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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