Does donating bone marrow hurt?

Does donating bone marrow hurt

Does donating bone marrow hurt?

Bone marrow donation is done under general or regional anesthesia so the donor experiences no pain during the donation procedure. Discomfort and side effects after the donation vary from person to person. Most marrow donors experience some side effects.

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Common side effects of marrow donation include:

. Back or hip pain

. Fatigue

. Muscle pain

. Headache

. Bruising at the collection site

Some donors said the experience was more painful than they expected; others said it was less painful. Some donors describe the pain as similar to achy hip bones or falling on their buttocks. Others say it feels more like a strained muscle in the back. The ache may last a few days to several weeks.

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