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Can You Donate Blood Before A Surgery

Can You Donate Blood Before A Surgery. If you have surgery planned within 84 days (that’s about three months) of your donation, you may need to wait before donating. Unless otherwise directed by a physician, you may safely donate blood every four to seven days and up to three business days before your surgery as long as you meet the donation guidelines.

If you have surgery planned within 84 days (that’s about three months) of your donation, you may need to wait before donating. Donors are deferred until their surgical wounds have healed. It’s not usually surgery, but the condition which made surgery necessary that requires consideration.

Viral Infections From Blood Transfusions Are Very Rare.

In those rare occassions, it can be a very helpful to have donated your own blood before the surgery. Your body may not have enough time to replace the blood you banked before surgery. Donors are deferred until their surgical wounds have healed.

 

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Unless otherwise directed by a physician, you may safely donate blood every four to seven days and up to three business days before your surgery as long as you meet the donation guidelines. It’s not usually surgery, but the condition which made surgery necessary that requires consideration. If there is a labeling or reading error, you may not receive the blood you banked.

Talk With Donor Center Staff About Specific Requirements.

Your surgeon will be very careful during surgery to limit the amount of blood you lose. Generally the hospital won't let you donate the week before surgery, so plan carefully. You can donate more than once a week, but the last should occur not less than 72 hours before your surgery.

Wait At Least 6 Months After Bypass Surgery Or Angioplasty.

 

It's the safest blood you can get. Not banking blood not banking blood. Your relatives and friends will have to donate their blood weeks before surgery, so it can be checked and stored for you.

How Long After Surgery Can You Donate Blood?

O anaesthetists may request that these drugs are given before surgery but this will be requested on an individual basis. Not banking blood not banking blood. You may avoid a viral infection from a blood transfusion.

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