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Blood Transfusion And Arthritis
What is a warm auto antibody? All ways to receive it? How likely is it to get an antibody without blood transfusion?
If your friend whith type o+ blood needs a blood transfusion, can your type a+ blood be given safely to him?
It deoends: It depends what you need for? For example some people need it because they are bleeding from some were, if the bleeding continues they have to give blood transfusion tell the bleeding stop and your blood level get high enough to support your system. That could one time or 10 times. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need of blood : Blood transfusions are required when a patient's body can't maintain adequate oxygenation for tissues due to decreased red blood cells. Usually if hemoglobin levels are below 6 g/dl and there are symptoms of anemia or active bleeding, a transfusion maybe required in order to save his or her life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i gave blood then got in an accident and needed a blood transfusion, could they give me my own blood back?
No: Chances are that your blood was already used. For you to get your own blood back as a transfusion, you probably would have had to stipulate a direct donation to yourself. ...Read more
Should have none: Your transfusion experience should be relatively painless; with most of the discomfort from getting an intravenous line put into your arm. You should have no other sensations such as the feeling of hot, cold, etc. ...Read more
65 death in 2012: Acute reactions include: hemolytic;febrile, non-hemolytic;bacterial contamination;allergic / anaphylaxis; ransfusion-related acute lung injury (trali) transfusion-associated circulatory overload (taco) chronic reactions include: hemolytic; transfusion associated graft vs. Host disease (ta-gvhd);platelet refractoriness;post transfusion purpura;infectious disease;iron overload. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have a blood transfusion how long will it take to process the foreign blood out of your body?
Probably 120 days.: The foreign blood is not really processed out of your body as much as it is reconverted as it is used. It also depends on what is transfused in the first place be it packed rbc's, fresh frozen plasma, or cryoprecipitate, etc. At any rate, the average life span of a red cell is 120 days, and depending on how old the cells are when transfused it can take up to that long for them to die off. ...Read more
It depend: It depends what you mean by being active, for example playing sport, or up and around. For the sport , i think one week because after you give you loose volume of your blood and it needs some time to adjust for that loss. For minor activity if do not feel dizzy or weak, do it as far you feel okay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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