A 44-year-old male asked:
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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?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: That is excessive and i don't think your bone marrow will keep up with replenishment.
Answered on Mar 4, 2013
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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

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