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Homestead, FL
A 24-year-old female asked:

I gave blood, since then i am, dizzy, chest discomfort, high heart rate and fever &low bp. is this normal after giving blood? i have svt and afib.

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
blood donation: The low blood pressure and increased heart rate are not unusual post blood donation. Fever is unusual and if you aren't cooking up a cold and it isn't gone promptly, i'd consult your dr.
Last updated Sep 7, 2014


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