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Do I need a blood transfusion after bcir?

Do I need a blood transfusion after bcir?

It depeds: You may need transfusion if your blood level low to, you may not if you blood level is adequate? ...Read more

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Transfusions (Definition)

Sometimes babies are given whole blood to supply what they are lacking, and sometimes only components of blood, such as platelets or ...Read more


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How often do I need a blood transfusion

How often do I need a blood transfusion

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 more

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Will i need to get tested after a blood transfusion?

Will i need to get tested after a blood transfusion?

Not necessarily: Unless there is a specific concern, then there is no real need, as the blood banking system is very careful in testing the units it receives prior to release, with most infectious diseases having about an 1:1, 000, 000 risk. For more information, see: http://www.Redcrossblood.Org/hospitals/infectious-disease-testing. ...Read more

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Need i get tested after a blood transfusion?

Need i get tested after a blood transfusion?

Maybe : The only test the physician may want is a CBC to follow the level of hemoglobin after the transfusion. Or if the patient develops a possible reaction due to the transfusion itself, like hemolysis or bacterial contamination. ...Read more

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Do I need to bank blood before having surgery?

Do I need to bank blood before having surgery?

No: You do not need to bank blood before surgery but if you are medically able to donate blood shortly before surgery, that is better. If you end up needing blood during or after surgery, you can be sure that the blood transfusion you get is safe since it's your own. If you don't need it, then you get to help someone else who needed blood. ...Read more

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My blood group is b+ and I should do ceasaran section should I recevie o+if i need blood transfusion?

My blood group is b+ and I should do ceasaran section  should I recevie  o+if i need blood transfusion?

B+: You should receive a matching blood type. You would only use o+ if it was a dire emergency or if you were bleeding to death on the battle field. Luckily, elective transfused can usually be matched better! ...Read more

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Do I have a choice of whether I wish to receive a blood transfusion before a surgery if things were to go wrong and I lose lots of blood during????

Do I have a choice of whether I wish to receive a blood transfusion before a surgery if things were to go wrong and I lose lots of blood during????

Yes: You are free to refuse blood transfusions if you want. In this situation, your will pay for your bad decision with your life. Jehovah's Witnesses do this stuff. They die. Most surgeons would refuse to operate until you wise up. Blood component therapy has risks but today they are nothing compared to the risks of believing international scare stories and refusing needed health care. ...Read more

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After receiving a blood transfusion and developing a fever, what do you do?

After receiving a blood transfusion and developing a fever, what do you do?

Watch: Could be either a reaction, an inflammatory response of your body or else just watch if low graded & transient is ok. If persist get your doctor. ...Read more

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Tomorrow i hv a blood transfusion at 8:00am may i eat and drink a lot before blood transfusion?

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Yes sure: There is no contraindication about drinking water and eating prior to blood transfusion. Blood transfusion does not cause nausea nor vomiting usually. ...Read more

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Dr, if my hemoglobin is 11, do I still need blood transfusion for a myomectomy fibroid surgery -after surgery i mean?May you please help.

Dr, if my  hemoglobin is 11, do I still need blood transfusion for a myomectomy fibroid surgery -after surgery i mean?May you please help.

Probably not: Depends on how much blood you lose during the surgery, but if you are starting at a healthy 11, chances are you will not need any. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do I prepare for a blood transfusion?

How do I prepare for a blood transfusion?

Recently eaten: Make sure you don't have an infection currently and eat as normal. Don't go in starving; otherwise, you may faint. There are other medical issues that could preclude you from donating but this will be discussed with you at the pre-donation screening interview. ...Read more

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I'm anemic and prefer an autogolous blood donation. Am I eligible? Having surgery that may require a blood transfusion. I do not want someone else's!!

I'm anemic and prefer an autogolous blood donation. Am I eligible? Having surgery that may require a blood transfusion. I do not want someone else's!!

Impractical: If you are anemic, you cannot donate blood for your surgery. If the surgery is elective, you should get the anemia treated first. Depending on the type of surgery you need, you may not need a transfusion. It would be prudent to discuss all this with your doctor who knows more about your health. ...Read more

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Can i donate blood after blood test, what do you recommend?

Can i donate blood after blood test, what do you recommend?

Usually...: Depending on why you had the blood test, it might be wise to wait for the results, if routine and not high volume, then usually not a problem. Red Cross can counsel you on this: 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). ...Read more

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Do I need to wait after having a colonoscopy before I can donate plasma?

Do I need to wait after having a colonoscopy before I can donate plasma?

Yes: Having a colonoscopy is safe, but some patients can be dehydrated afterwards. In addition, there is a risk of low grade fevers after the procedure. Waiting a few days is all that is likely needed. At that point, if one feels well and has no signs of illness one can donate. ...Read more

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Do i need a blood transfusion if my iron saturation is 7?

Do i need a blood transfusion if my iron saturation is 7?

Depends on: Iron deficiency is treated with oral ferrous sulfate or IV dextran. However etiology of iron deficiency should be established. Blood transfusion will be determined by hemoglobin level, symptoms and speed of decrease. ...Read more

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I will be getting blood transfusions for leukemia. I am scared to death. What can I expect from a blood transfusion?

Leukemia means your: Marrow has been hijacked by cells that crowd out normal products produced there: red cells, white cells and platelets. Treatment aims at destroying the bad guys, but you may need transfusions of any or all of the healthy cells until your normal marrow function is restored. There are transfusion reactions, but usually a lot less scary than leukemia and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have colostomy bag. Recently had some blood in stool. Does doctor have 2 wait till blood is absent to give me reversal operation to remove bag?

I have colostomy bag.  Recently had some blood in stool.  Does doctor have 2 wait till blood is absent to give me reversal operation to remove bag?

Probably not: Obvious gross bleeding would delay things until cause of bleeding is found. Minor bleeding from edge of stoma or stoma itself should not be of concern, nor should test for "occult blood" which is usually positive in colostomy patients. ...Read more

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