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bone marrow

MRI shows red marrow conversion in rigth shoulder , but blood test shows that I am not anemic.Oncology/ Hematology doctor has ran blood work that is negative for all types of cancer. but a fingerstick blood test shows
hct at 44.0 and rdw at 15.7 they tell me thats to much blood, they have no idea of whats going on please help!!!!!!!!
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Bone marrow is divided into red marrow mainly constituted of hemopoietic cells and fatty yellow marrow. As you age, red marrow converts to yellow marrow. In some situations, yellow marrow may be converted into red marrow and this process is called marrow reconversion.   Although the cause of red marrow reconversion may be do to a pathologic process, it may also be triggered by stress or acute blood loss.  If your work up is negative to date, your doctor will likely recommend observation with a repeat work up in approximately 6 months.
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