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can you donate blood if you have herpise

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
31 years experience Radiation Oncology
Give blood withCA Hx: Not actually a straight forward answer on this one...Needs to be at least a year since youve been treated, no recurrence, no diagnosis of blood cancer ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually...can check:: Depends on the exact shot. Can call the American Red Cross for advice on such things at: 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
In general, yes: As long as no open / big flare, and no other disqualifying health conditions, generally accepted per fda guidelines.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes: This is not in your blood.
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
No : I font believe that you are an acceptable candidate for donating blood because of your thalassemia trait.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
I would: Not recommend that.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
33 years experience Pathology
Depends: Depending on the type of cancer you have, how long you've had it or if you're actively being treated for it, you may not be allowed to donate. If you ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Donate blood: Since cabergoline is in your blood please do not donate it!
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Bacteremia risk: There is a transient introduction of bacteria into the blood stream when you brush/floss--a dental procedure exacerbates this. While it might not be e ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Up to a point: Blood donations are acceptable as long as your blood pressure is below 180 systolic (first number) and below 100 diastolic (second number) at the time ... Read More
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