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A 28-year-old female asked:

Can giving blood trigger mania in bp type i? 5 yrs w/o mania. 48 hrs after donating feeling off kilter. last manic episode followed blood donation.

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Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
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Not to my knowledge.: One has nothing to do with the other. other factors may have contributed to the manic episode. Unless you have a big reaction to Blood, this is a no.

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Last updated Jul 12, 2016

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