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can u donate blood after taking alcohol

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Likely : Concentration in serum. Red cells are incidental.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
When you're done: Once the high / buzz is done and you feel good, we would love to have your donation. It would be very illegal for us to look to see if thee is a bit o ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience General Surgery
1 week: 1 week should be enough time.
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Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Blood donation: Blood banks have local variability about donations. Best to check with your local blood bank on this specific question. They likely have a website.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Blood banks: Have their own set of standards that may differ from one place to the other, refusing to accept blood donation from you while on epilizine (valproate ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Beta blockers: Usually they don't take blood from people taking vasoactive drugs.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
Stress / procedure: might just be stress from the procedure...lots of pts get scared when giving blood...incl me! If pressure is constantly that high, would see your doc ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes: You wont be able to donate platlets until drug stopped for several days but shouldnt affect whole blood donations.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possibly: Because of its impact on blood clotting, you should ask the Red Cross directly, even though I did not find it on its deferral list of medications, sin ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Probably Not: Ideally, blood donors are not on any prescription meds that could potentially cause problems or interactions with the recipient.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Donate blood: Since cabergoline is in your blood please do not donate it!
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