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Is a bone biopsy painful? I'm nervous about my upcoming bone marrow biopsy. Is it painful? What sort of pain medication is used? .

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Yes

It is painful, but your doctor will use local anesthetic and pain relief, as needed.

Wish you good health.

In brief: Yes

It is painful, but your doctor will use local anesthetic and pain relief, as needed.

Wish you good health.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Carl Spivak
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: It

It depends where the biopsy is done and what type of anesthesia is used.
Anesthesia may range from local anesthetic like lidocaine, conscious sedation or general anesthesia. Post operative pain maybe treated with narcotic pain medication. Good luck!

In brief: It

It depends where the biopsy is done and what type of anesthesia is used.
Anesthesia may range from local anesthetic like lidocaine, conscious sedation or general anesthesia. Post operative pain maybe treated with narcotic pain medication. Good luck!
Dr. Carl Spivak
Dr. Carl Spivak
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