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Dec 19, 2012
"Hi sanantokat -- You should discuss this with your Ob/Gyn physician or your family care physician. Many things can cause difficulty with breathing and I recommend that you be evaluated soon. I'm sorry, I'm an adult bone marrow transp..."
Oct 03, 2012
"Hi Kimmie_Girl13, Either an inner cheek swab or a blood sample will be requested from siblings and occasionally from parents. We start off with checking whether a sibling is a possible match. Each sibling has 25% chance of being ..."
Sep 29, 2012
"Hi koneofthree, There are primary immune deficiencies of agammaglobulinemia (x-linked agammaglobulinemia, autosomal recessive agammaglobulinemias, etc) that are present from childhood. There are acquired causes of agammaglobulinemia..."
Sep 29, 2012
"Hi Wobbly, It is uncommon to find granulomas in the bone marrow. When we do see them, there can be many different potential causes including: various types of infection, autoimmune diseases, medications, or malignancies. In the m..."
Sep 29, 2012
"Hi 06121971, I'm sorry I can't help with this. I recommend you look for a rheumatologist, this is the physician specialist who would best treat anklylosing spondylitis. Good luck."
Sep 29, 2012
"Hi little_miss_Lois, It is great that you are interested in becoming a bone marrow donor. The first step is to sign up and register - it's very simple to do and you can do so on line or find the nearest Registry drive. You can visi..."
Jul 30, 2012
"Hi JBG5162, Many patients feel the same anxiety you have about asking family members to be tested as potential donors. While there can be uncomfortable and sometimes painful side effects from donating stem cells, these symptoms ..."
Jul 30, 2012
"Hi sk123, The Be The Match website (http://marrow.org) website is a great resource and will give you all the information you need about what is involved with registering to be a donor. It's simple to do so on-line or to find a Regis..."
Jul 30, 2012
"Hi Snowwhite_0704, So happy to hear that you are interested in becoming a bone marrow donor. The first step is to sign up and register - it's very simple to do and you can do so on line or find the nearest Registry drive. You can v..."
Aug 10, 2011
"Dear Byfield, It is wonderful that you are interested in registering to become a bone marrow donor! There is a definite need for generous people like you. I would recommend you visit the National Marrow Donor Program website at www..."