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I had surgery and anesthesia for a nerve block was injected into my femoral artery causing a seizure.  the question? Can I donate blood after this?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: Yes
I am sorry this happened to you.
The medication that caused the seizure is gone from your system and will nit impact the ability to give blood.

In brief: Yes
I am sorry this happened to you.
The medication that caused the seizure is gone from your system and will nit impact the ability to give blood.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. James Hargan
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Should be fine
Local anesthetics are relatively quickly metabolized after administration.
Unless you plan on giving blood at the same time that you might have local anesthetic inadvertently injected into a vessel, it should be fine to donate, provided you meet all pre-donation criteria.

In brief: Should be fine
Local anesthetics are relatively quickly metabolized after administration.
Unless you plan on giving blood at the same time that you might have local anesthetic inadvertently injected into a vessel, it should be fine to donate, provided you meet all pre-donation criteria.
Dr. James Hargan
Dr. James Hargan
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Dr. John Stork
Anesthesiology
In brief: Yes
The drug will disappear from your bloodstream over a few hours.

In brief: Yes
The drug will disappear from your bloodstream over a few hours.
Dr. John Stork
Dr. John Stork
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