A 46-year-old member asked:
I have hemochromatosis - can i donate blood?
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Gastroenterology 28 years experience
No: Unfortunately, the red cross does not allow this blood to be donated even though there is nothing wrong with the blood. However, certain bacteria thrive on iron and that may be the red cross's rational.
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Pathology 44 years experience
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