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Should you drink the night before a bone marrow biopsy?
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Yes.
Unless its being done under general anesthesia, you should eat and drink (including alcohol) as you would as part of your normal routine.
If you are having a general anesthesia, you should take nothing by mouth for 8 hours prior to the procedure. If you are on blood thinners, check with your prescribing doctor to see if its okay to stop these to avoid excessive bleeding at the biopsy site.

In brief: Yes.
Unless its being done under general anesthesia, you should eat and drink (including alcohol) as you would as part of your normal routine.
If you are having a general anesthesia, you should take nothing by mouth for 8 hours prior to the procedure. If you are on blood thinners, check with your prescribing doctor to see if its okay to stop these to avoid excessive bleeding at the biopsy site.
Dr. John Ayres
Dr. John Ayres
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In brief: No
No, this would be from a safety standpoint of the surgery.

In brief: No
No, this would be from a safety standpoint of the surgery.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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