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A 26-year-old male asked:

Can your skin color change if you got a blood transfusion before a hemorrhoid surgery? especially blood from a different race

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
It may: Race isn't a factor. If you've turned a bit yellow, your physician may want to work you up for a delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction. And of course if your anemia is corrected you look better. Best wishes.

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