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how long do i have to wait to donate plasma after donating whole blood

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Disclose to Blood: Bank. Blood Bank will not test your plasma for Norco, but you should tell them about all the medications you are taking. Why are you taking Norco is ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Disclosure: If you are no longer on the medication, and are otherwise healthy, it is okay for you to donate plasma. Be sure to disclose all of your health issues ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
56 days: Whole blood donation starts the 8 week donation time-out. Plasma or platelet donations have much shorter intervals, but whole blood is 56 days.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Check website: For the american red cross at: http://www.Redcrossblood.Org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements -- for specific information on donor requirem ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Hematocrit : Hematocrit info: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/hematocrit hematocrit (hct) and hemoglobin (HGB) are correlated measures of red blood cells (rbcs) in th ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See your doctor: A total serum protein level of 9.5 does need to be investigated. It may just because you were dehydrated. However, a more detailed history, physical e ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes, MinimallyButNot: without water overload, edema & associated problems. While usual lab data is concentration of something within water (most commonly water outside ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Betts
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes you can: You can donate blood and plasma and i think that is a great thing to do. The only thing that the blood bank might be concerned about is a potential l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe...: If your blood clots too easily, it can cause you to have miscarriages. Also pregnancy increases your risks of blood clots. Best wishes!
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Of course...: Everything human will have mistakes. So, the answer to the question, "Do people make mistakes?", is always yes. The real question is, "How likely wo ... Read More

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