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Can people with hemoglobinopathy donate their blood?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Some can

For example , those with sickle cell trait can give but not sickle cell disease.
For an extensive listing of doner information and qualifications go to www.Redcrossblood.Org

In brief: Some can

For example , those with sickle cell trait can give but not sickle cell disease.
For an extensive listing of doner information and qualifications go to www.Redcrossblood.Org
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Donald Alves
Or right to the eligibility criteria page at: http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements/eligibility-criteria-topic
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Depends

Thalassemia minor, hemoglobin E, sickle trait, C trait are mild enough to make it safe for the donor.

In brief: Depends

Thalassemia minor, hemoglobin E, sickle trait, C trait are mild enough to make it safe for the donor.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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