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I contracted hepatitis a when I was a teenager. Why can’t I donate blood as an adult?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Misinformed

There is no chronic infection of hepatitis a and more over, hepatitis a is not transmitted through blood or blood products.

In brief: Misinformed

There is no chronic infection of hepatitis a and more over, hepatitis a is not transmitted through blood or blood products.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Ted Bader
Internal Medicine - Hepatology

In brief: Statements unrelated

These two statements are unrelated.
Previous hepatitis a doe not prevent bloood donation. There is another reason.

In brief: Statements unrelated

These two statements are unrelated.
Previous hepatitis a doe not prevent bloood donation. There is another reason.
Dr. Ted Bader
Dr. Ted Bader
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