A 19-year-old female asked:
i donated blood yesterday and yesterday & today i am feeling nauseated and my arm keeps tingling/falling asleep along with shoulder pain, this normal?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 51 years experience
Not normal: go back
Specializes in Family Medicine
See md: donating blood may make you anemic a bit as a 19 year old female which may cause the nausea/I'll feeling but the arm and shoulder issue is not typical. I would have someone look at your arm. Was the blood donation difficult for the phlebotomist?
Last updated Sep 4, 2019
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