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Will I be put to sleep for a bone marrow aspiration or biopsy?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: No

You will get local anesthesia.
General anesthesia is used under rare circumstances.

In brief: No

You will get local anesthesia.
General anesthesia is used under rare circumstances.
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Some practices utilize conscious sedation if a patient has had a "bad" prior experience
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Bone Marrow

Most likely, unless otherwise specified by your doctor who discusses the procedure prior to it.

In brief: Bone Marrow

Most likely, unless otherwise specified by your doctor who discusses the procedure prior to it.
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