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Can I Donate My Organs If I Have Hepatitis
Organ donation requires surgical techniques that preserve the blood vessels and vital structures (e.g., ureter-kidney, bile duct - liver) and keeps the cells of the organ happy enough to function after blood flow is stopped and the transplant conducted. A living person may choose to gift an organ (or piece of an organ) through such an operation. A deceased person may gift multiple ...Read more
Yes: Yes, you can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: HPV is a localized issue like a wart (it's cousin).It does not travel in the blood. There would be HPV antibodies in the blood, but these would protect, not harm a potential recipient. In a donor center you would be asked to read through information about donor exclusions.The will also usually have you answer a computer assisted quiz about infection exposure, etc.HPV is not in these questions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i donate blood if i had hepatitis a? When i was a child my grandfather had hepatitis and passed it on to my aunt, over the time she passed it to myself but now that I am older and i want to donate blood i want to know if i can or if i will not be able
I was told I could donate a kidney to my aunt and then found out I have type 2 diabetes, can I still donate it?
No: Kidney donation from patients with diabetes is not considered as the quality of organ is suboptimal because of diabetes induced damage and more importantly patients with diabetes have high incidence of end stage renal disease and dialysis and may need transplant in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Litter box far away: We worry about the infection toxoplasmosis with cats. This is transmitted by "oocysts" in their stool. So, please keep your cats indoors (to decrease risk of new infection picked up outdoors), keep them away from food surfaces, and wash hands carefully before food preparation. Your dad should not clean the litter box. This info is supported by the cdc (centers for disease control + prevention). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would like to know if i can donate plasma even though i had chlamydia 10 years ago. I took antibiotic for the chlamydia im trying to donate plasma for my mother
In : In order to donate plasma, most centers will have you fill out a health questionnaire and test you for transmissible viruses such as hepatits b and c and hiv. Contracting chlamydia 10 years ago which was treated should not be a problem. For additional information on plasma donation, i attached a website with good information. Good luck to your mom. ...Read more
No: Selling organs is illegal in the United States and in most other countries as well. ...Read more
What to do if I have been donating blood for 12 years. just recently they said What to do if I have hla antibodies,?
Nothing to do: These antibodies will not cause any disorder in you. However, transfusing blood with these antibodies can cause lung disease in the recipient. You do not need to do any thing other than not donating blood. ...Read more
Yes if: Plasma donors should be at least 18 years of age and weigh at least 110 pounds (50 kg). Must pass two, separately administered medical examinations, a medical history screening, and testing for transmissible viruses, before their donated plasma can be used. Neurofibromatosis does not have infectious etiology. Usually genetic or spontaneous mutation causes neurofibromatosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You can conceive if you have autoimmune hepatitis. But you need to have close follow-up with your hepatologist and gynecologist, since it is considered high risk pregnancy. Your medication/medications for autoimmune needs to be adjusted or replaced. Certain medication/medications for autoimmune hepatitis may have risk to the baby, although overall risk is low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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