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Columbus, TX
A 44-year-old male asked:

What's the health ricks of white blood cell donation? should i have any concerns with donation of 10 or more consecutive days in a row?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Yes: That is excessive and i don't think your bone marrow will keep up with replenishment.
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Colony stimulating factors can help (Neupogen). In our program we do not give WBC transfusions unless we think the process will improve in 7 days. Supporting an infected neutropenic patient longer than that is not practical. 10 days seems long
Mar 4, 2013
Last updated Mar 4, 2013
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