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how long should i wait after having sepsis before donating blood

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Feel full strength: When you feel strong enough, essentially. If you had anemia associated with your episode of sepsis, you may need to wait several weeks or months befo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Two days!: Minimum time to increase plasma volume which determines cardiac output. However, your bloods oxygen carrying capacity will be diminshed for several w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
18 years experience Family Medicine
Not long: It might be recommended to wait a few hours to let the puncture site heal a bit and rehydrate, but usually no more than that needed for light exercise ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually next day OK: The phlebotomist / nurse will instruct you as you are being bandaged at the end of the process to avoid tobacco for a few hours, alcohol for the day, ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Who knows?: No one knows the exact timing for your question. But, two weeks to pass by is decent ; reasonable for uti-related inflammation to subside. Besides, ir ... Read More
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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
It's up to you: I would at least wait until you leave the center where you gave blood. Best wishes.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Common sense: After you've driven home and settled down for the day. Hoping you feel better
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No need to wait: There is no need to wait. You can donate plasma any time..
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Most routine...: ...Fasting blood tests are not affected by recent antibiotics. For the few that are, overnight should be fine.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on the: Test concerned. Blood alcohol will dissipate in about 24 hours or less. Other changes in blood components, e.g. Carbohydrate deficient transferrin may ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Most : Most recommendations say that you can donate plasma 6 weeks after delivery, though some companies will require that you wait 6 months. You may want t ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
About one week.: Bruises/hematomas are caused by a ruptture of underlying blood vesses with subsequent release of blood contents. This often happens during blood test ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Curren
13 years experience Cardiology
Doesn't matter: You can take Aspirin immediately after donating blood.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CATH : You should ask your doctor. It is possible sexual activity can resume immediately but there could be complicating factors not evident here.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Next pregnancy: I recommend waiting 18 months before attempting pregnancy after a ceserean. This will allow time for the uterus to heal.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
24 hours: Would wait at least 24 hours and that is if you are not having any other symptoms.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
When no longer sore: You might like to try some local anesthetic lubricant gel for 1 or 2 times having sex first time after the procedure. Good Luck
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Particular time needed unless you plan to put it over a surgical scar. Then you need months for it to completely heal.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Possibly not to drin: You shouldnot be mmixing medicines with alcohol.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Really?: Don't waste our time!

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