Blood Donation Eligibility

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Blood donation is a wonderful way of giving back a life, but to ensure the safety of both donors and recipients there are few requirements you should keep in mind.

Know Your Blood Group : –

 

The first step is to know your blood group and to which blood group your blood matches for donation. See the blood donation chart below

 

Blood Donation Chart

  1. Blood O can donate red blood cell to anybody its the Universal Blood Donor.
  2. Blood group AB can recieve red blood cell from anybody its the Universal Recipient.
  3. Blood A and give blood to A’s and AB’s only
  4. Blood B can give blood to B’s and Ab’s only

In addition to the A and B antigens, There is a third antigen called the Rh factor, which can be either present (+) or absent ( – ). In general, Rh-negative blood is given to Rh-negative patients, and Rh positive blood or Rh negative blood may be given to Rh positive patients.

 

A healthy person:-

  • You should be healthy, fit and not be suffering from any transmittable diseases can donate blood.
  • You must be 18 -60 years old and have a minimum weight of 50Kg can donate blood.

 

Check when did you last time donated blood or suffered from any serious diseases:-

You should not already be donated blood or have been treated for malaria within the last three months.

 

Maintain your blood donation eligibility:-

  • Don’t consume Alcohol or caffeine beverages before donating blood.
  • Have a healthy meal before your donation – avoid foods with high fat just before donation.
  • Maintain Hemoglobin level 12.5% minimum.

 

To be careful:-

You should not be suffering from Cardiac arrest, hypertension, kidney alignments, epilepsy or diabetics. if so you must consult the doctor before donating the blood.

Ladies with a bad miscarriage should avoid donating blood for the next 6 months, or if you have been involved in some serious accident.

 

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Want to know Some Myths about blood donation? Read Here Myths And Facts About Blood Donation.

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lachu

i donat blood before 3 month and again i donat blood,………..?

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Satyaranjan Rout

I want to donate Blood every 3 months….

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Akhil Suresh

Sure.. can you plz mention your blood group and your contact number. Will can you

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Naina

Day before yesterday, I joined the event of blood donation and I was eagerly waiting for donating blood from 2 days but on 30th January the Doctor rejected me for donated blood because i haven’t eaten anything from morning.

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Sarikarani

I want to donate blood….

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chayan

Can i donate after smoke

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sivagnanam

blood is presious and they are willing to donate means they should be honoured also.

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Deepak

Does Lipoma patient can donate blood