How long after typhoid can I donate blood?

How long after typhoid can I donate blood?

If you are suffering from typhoid, you may need to wait for a year post your recovery to be fit to donate blood. Any person who has recently done a course of antibiotics, as a result of infection, is not acceptable as a blood donor.

Why do you have to wait 6 months to donate blood?

The waiting period helps to ensure that your body has enough time to replenish plasma, platelets, and red blood cells before you make another donation.

Can you donate blood if you have had rheumatic fever?

Must not donate if: Rheumatic fever can cause damage to the heart and this could make it unsafe to give blood. Part of this entry is a requirement of the Blood Safety and Quality Regulations 2005.

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Can I have fever after blood donation?

Contact the blood donation center or your doctor if you: Feel pain or tingling down your arm, into your fingers. Become ill with signs and symptoms of a cold or flu, such as fever, headache or sore throat, within four days after your blood donation.

What tests are done when you donate blood?

After you have donated, your blood will be tested for syphilis, HIV (the virus that causes AIDS), hepatitis, and HTLV (human T-lymphotropic virus), which can cause a blood or nerve disease.

What happens if you donate blood while on antibiotics?

You cannot give blood if you currently have an infection. If antibiotics are taken for the treatment of an infection, you must be fully recovered for at least 14 days and have completed the course of antibiotics at least 7 days before donating.

Can you give blood if you have an infection?

If you have a fever or an active infection, wait until the infection has resolved completely before donating blood. Wait until finished taking oral antibiotics for an infection (bacterial or viral). Wait 10 days after the last antibiotic injection for an infection.

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Can you give blood while taking antibiotics?

You must be completely healed or recovered from any infection for at least 14 days before you give blood. If you are taking antibiotics you may need to wait a period of time after your last tablet.

What is the minimum hemoglobin required for blood donation?

To help ensure that it is safe for you to donate, females must have a minimum hemoglobin level of 12.5g/dL and males must have a minimum level of 13.0g/dL. A donor’s hemoglobin level cannot be higher than 20.0g/dL to donate.

Can I donate blood if I have a bacterial infection?

Some infections are transmissible in blood. Anyone suffering from an acute bacterial infection must not donate for at least a month. Similarly, if you have taken rabies vaccination, you will need to wait for at least a year to be eligible as a blood donor.

What are the conditions that prevent you from donating blood?

Persons with the following conditions are not allowed to donate blood anyime: Cancer. Cardiac disease. Sever lung disease. Hepatitis B and C. HIV infection, AIDS or Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) High risk occupation (e.g. prostitution) Unexplained weight loss of more than 5 kg over 6 months. Chronic alcoholism.

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Can I donate blood if I am taking any medications?

Certain medications may delay your ability to donate blood. If you are taking any medication, even if it is not listed here, please call the Blood Donor Room at 212-639-8177 or email [email protected] to determine your eligibility. Accept if benign, if malignant accept one year after treatment completed

Who is not eligible to be a blood donor?

Individuals who are physically small, are not acceptable as blood donors. It is because their blood volumes are not very high or sufficient to be a blood donor. A donor must be in the age group of 18-60 years in India.