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Can a person with aids still get a blood transfusion?
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Dr. Daniel Lee
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
A person with hiv/aids can receive a blood transfusion and this is done if the person is very anemic and has lost blood.
However, a person with hiv/aids cannot give blood for concern of spreading HIV infection to uninfected people.

In brief: Yes
A person with hiv/aids can receive a blood transfusion and this is done if the person is very anemic and has lost blood.
However, a person with hiv/aids cannot give blood for concern of spreading HIV infection to uninfected people.
Dr. Daniel Lee
Dr. Daniel Lee
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology
In brief: Yes
They can get blood but not donate blood for the regular pool.

In brief: Yes
They can get blood but not donate blood for the regular pool.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Yes
If medically needed.

In brief: Yes
If medically needed.
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
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