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how much of the body is plasma

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Blood Plasma: is the liquid component of blood. It carries blood cells and other important components(e.g. hormones) throughout the body via the circulatory system. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Within an hour: If you've been drinking fliuds, it only takes about an hour.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Verapamil: After prescribing this medication for hypertension, I would expect improvement in bp after taking the increased dose for a day or two. I would ask you ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Plasma: They only want the liquid part of the blood where the antibodies can be harvested. The cells are useless and actually cannot be injected into someone ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Serum sicknesses: Probably this is what you meant by your question. Serum sickness is simply a type of immune reaction when immune complexes in plasma fight other prote ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Platelet rich plasma (prp) is a component of your own blood so it is unlikely that you would be allergic to something that came out of you - it's a pa ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unhealthy?: Platelet rich plasma (prp) is created by spinning blood in a centrifuge and drawing off the heavier, platelet rich, component to use for medical purpo ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Plasma transudate: It would help to understand what you are trying to figure out so that we can help with an appropriate answer.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Just a needle poke: Same as with whole blood donation, big pinch with needle insertion, then on draw, don't notice much at all. On return, arm will feel cool as your plas ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Usually nothing: You stated "donate" which means you give without expecting payment. There are exceptions, if you have an unusual antibody or protein that will be used ... Read More

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