A 31-year-old member asked:
Can you donate blood if you have alpha thalassemia minor?
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Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 34 years experience
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Possible: It mainly depends on the status of anemia at the time when the individual with Alpha thalassemia minor present at donation (hemoglobin higher than 12.5 or hematocrit at 38 or higher). You also need to comply to other criteria as qualified blood donor which vary between states in the us.
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Last updated Jan 29, 2017
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