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What happens if I remove myself from the organ donor registry but still have dot indicating I want to be a donor on my card?
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Dr. George Loss
Surgery - Transplant
2 doctors agree
In brief: Be clear
The best approach is to make your wishes clear to both the registry and your family/loved ones.

In brief: Be clear
The best approach is to make your wishes clear to both the registry and your family/loved ones.
Dr. George Loss
Dr. George Loss
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Let family know
If you really do not want to be an organ donor after you die, let your next of kin know of your wishes.
You can remove the donor affirmation from your driver's license in most states if you wish to do this.

In brief: Let family know
If you really do not want to be an organ donor after you die, let your next of kin know of your wishes.
You can remove the donor affirmation from your driver's license in most states if you wish to do this.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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Dr. Rodrigo Vianna
Surgery - Transplant
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No problem
In most countries including the us the family has to give formal consent.

In brief: No problem
In most countries including the us the family has to give formal consent.
Dr. Rodrigo Vianna
Dr. Rodrigo Vianna
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In brief: You won't be a donor
If you are listed on your state's registry as agreeing or disagreeing to be a donor, then your wishes will be honored and your family can't override them. The "dot" on your license will prompt a check of your state's registry.
If you have not explicitly stated your wishes, your next-of-kin will make the decision for you.

In brief: You won't be a donor
If you are listed on your state's registry as agreeing or disagreeing to be a donor, then your wishes will be honored and your family can't override them. The "dot" on your license will prompt a check of your state's registry.
If you have not explicitly stated your wishes, your next-of-kin will make the decision for you.
Dr. Barry Browne
Dr. Barry Browne
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