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Headache After Donating Blood
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Not likely: Only connection i can see is the distant possibility of developing a clot in a vein in your calf. If there is tenderness in your calf itself, you should be checked out, but this is unlikely unless it took a very long time to get your blood. ...Read more
Headache for 3 days with no relief. Blood clotting disorder and haven't taken my blood thinner in months.
Massive transfusion.: You were probably transfused with a lot of blood without the time to properly crossmatch it. Although blood units that are donated are typed, screened, and checked for infection, not all infections are always readily apparent. Since this was an emergency and a lot of units might have been given, infection risk goes up, especially if units were not crossmatched yet. ...Read more
Donate WBC: I would think so.Check with the place you are going to donate to. ...Read more
What causes bleeding behind the eye ? He's having blood transfusions, he ran out of red blood cells, no high blood pressure, no hiv, and no diabetes
Bleeding : Bleeding behind the eye is a relatively rare problem. Possible causes could include a ruptured aneurysm or trauma of some sort. If instead this is bleedin inside of the eye, in the back, a careful examination by an ophthalmologist woudl help. I would suggest that you ask your doctor for the cause of this problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Re-phrase question: I am not sure what you are asking. Please re-ask more specifically. If you are having a severe headace, ha assoc. With fever, ha that is the worst in your life, ha that is like a gong going off or gun shot in the head, or weakness or numbness in one part of your body or changes in vision, go to the er immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Likely 20th century.: The era of modern blood transfusion likely started in 1901, when the austrian karl landsteiner discovered human blood groups and made them safer. The first non-direct transfusion was done on march 27, 1914 by the belgian doctor albert hustin, though this was a diluted solution of blood. Since then many improvements were made to result in the modern system of today, including autologous methods. ...Read more
I am experiencing headache & severe dizziness after molae extraction. Lower than usual blood sugar?
Many problems: Your symptoms are concerning and may or not be related to your molar extraction. It is important to make an appointment with your family physician as soon as you can, for an examination to sort out the possible problems of which there may be more than one or two or three. ...Read more
Why would BP stay low for 5+ weeks after thr? Red blood cells were filtered and returned during/after procedure. Not anemic or dizzy.
THR: Can you elaborate on this term thr? ...Read more
Non compliant for few weeks of blood pressure med. CARTIA. since morning till now blood pressure 190/120 HR 110. Headache.
I'm recovering from gum surgury. No exercise (raising blood pressure) for 7 days. Does sex raise blood pressure?
No, unless you did: not drink enough water. Drink enough water so that your urine is colorless. If the symptoms persist tomorrow, consult your doctor. I commend you for doing your civic duty by donating blood. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
How long should my hemoglobin be normal after donating blood? Since monday i been having headache, weakness, fatigue & dizziness is that normal?
Abdominal pressure+rumbles. Small amount blood in saliva once. Don't eat after gallbladder removed. High stress, headaches, dizzy upon standing.Ideas?
YES: Shut your computer down and proceed to the nearest ER, uC clinic or private medical physician-NOW! ...Read more
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