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Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience in Anesthesiology
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Disease prevention: Some times, though rarely, infections may be transmitted through transfusion. Blood banks defer people who may have been exposed to infections for a ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
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Transfusion: After a transfusion your blood count goes up and within 12 hours will be actual number. As for the iron supplements it will depend on the cause of the ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not needed: Irradiation of blood is not needed in the circumstance you described. Irradiating blood adds to expense and may shorten the life span of transfused re ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Transfusion/infusion: Blood ( pack red blood cells) transfusion is usually given in the setting of significant anemia due to blood loss. Intravenous iron infusion is given ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Sensitized: She'll make antibodies against D (the main Rh antigen) and these will cross the placenta and damage Junior if he/she is Rh positive. Generally, we don ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Ruma
45 years experience in Pathology
Call the JW: In our hospital we have a good relationship with jehovah's witnesses. They have specially trained people that will advise you about blood transfusion ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
?Puzzle? Medi-check: Your Puzzle can not be guessed by any doctor. Doctors give blood transfusion when a person is Anemic(low blood amount). This can be caused by blood lo ... Read More
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Dr. Angelica Balingit
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Very safe: Blood donors are screened for diseases and medications. Blood products are screened for infectios agents, bacteria, viruses and parasites. Blood banks ... Read More
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