Tony K asked in HealthOther - Health · 1 decade ago

What does it mean when doctor wants to do a bone marrow?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    A bone marrow aspiration is used to check for blood/bone marrow diseases like leukemia.

    The doctor will numb an area, likely on your hip, and then insert a special aspiration syringe to take a sample of bone marrow for testing.

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