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Who's decision to allow teen to make a blood donation (child or parent)?
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Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Parent
Up until 18 y/o the parent generally is the one to grant consent.

In brief: Parent
Up until 18 y/o the parent generally is the one to grant consent.
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
Dr. Douglas Curtiss
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Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
In some States if you are 17 or older you do not need consent from parent. If a 16 y/o wants to donate he/she will need written consent from one parent on the day of donation.
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