Bone Marrow Harmful to Heart?
Dec 24, 2001
If bone marrow enters your bloodstream, can it cause the heart to stop beating, and kill you?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
Not likely. There is the remote possibility, particularly when bones are broken that bone marrow and fat from within the bone can cause clots to form in the lungs leading to respiratory problems and very rarely death.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- When You Have Genital Herpes How Often Will I Break Out?
- What Does The Discharge From Chlamydia Look Like For Men?
- What Are Your Chances Of Getting Herpes If You Have Sex With Someone That Has It?
- What Are The Long Term Effects Of Herpes?
- What Are The Long And Short Term Problems With Genital Warts?
- Symptoms Of Genital Warts In Throat
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.