If aplastic anemia, who can I ask if marrow transplant question?

Transplant Physician. You can ask a bone marrow transplant specialist where the transplant will take place. For a general question about marrow and stem cell transplant you can ask a bmt specialist (including me) on healthtap.
Hematologist. You need to see a hematologist/oncologist specialist.

Related Questions

How does aplastic anemia and bone marrow transplant relate?

Aplastic anemia. Aplastic anemia is a condition where for some unclear reason the bone marrow fails to produce normal blood cells. It could be due to underlying genetic mutation plus environmental -i.e. Drugs, chemical agent, infection, etc. Immunosupressant agent has been used to treat aplastic anemia with some response. Allogeneic bone marrow transplant will be the treatment of choice to cure the disease. Read more...

What is a good treatment for aplastic anemia without bone marrow transplant?

Depends on the cause. Some immune suppressants can be used if the cause is an autoimmune disorder, removal from exposure to chemicals might suffice, of course blood and platelets transfusions help momentarily, but the final decision rests on many factors and the judgement of the treating team including the patient's preference after education on all risks, benefits and alternatives, good luck. Read more...

I'm probably getting a bone marrow transplant soon, I have aplastic anemia. Will I lose my hair?

Yes, temporarily. The conditioning or preparatory treatments using chemotherapy and total body radiation given before the transplant do cause hair loss. But the hair will grow back within 2-3 months. There are, at present no satisfactory means available to prevent hair loss due to chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The cold cap is in clinical trials and may be available at some of the cancer centers. Read more...

Can any doc tell me what's the best treatment for aplastic anemia without bone marrow transplant?

Aplastic anemia. For severe aplastic anemia the main therapies are bone marrow/stem cell transplants or immunosuppressive medications along with transfusion support as needed. Typically medications such as cyclosporine and anti-thymocyte globulin are used to treat this disorder. Stem cell transplants are also used and can cure the aplastic anemia. The choice of therapy is based on many factors. Read more...

Period 3 weeks, went away and came back 2 weeks later with cramping (not norma)l, Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) (3 yrs) aplastic anemia (marrow tans 2009) cause?

Normal depo effect. Irregular periods are the norm on depoprovera. Many patients have no periods at all. Others will experience irregular menstrual bleeding. This is how depo works. If you are not satisfied with the bleeding pattern on depo then consider using a different birth control method. Aplastic anemia needs to be evaluated by a specialist. Read more...
Dysmenorrhea. You really should get in to see your obstetrician and/or rheumatologist sooner than later. Especially need to be seen with some blood work evaluation. Read more...