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If you began donating blood at age 18 and donated every 90 days until you reached 60, you would have donated 30 gallons of blood, potentially helping save more than 500 lives! www.blooddonors.in

BLOOD CANNOT BE MANUFACTURED IT CAN ONLY COME FROM GENEROUS DONORS



FACTS ON BLOOD DONATION

  • Every year our nation requires about 4 Crore units of blood, out of which only a meagre 40 Lakh units of blood are available.
  • Every two seconds someone needs blood.
  • More than 38,000 blood donations are needed every day.
  • Blood cannot be manufactured – it can only come from generous donors.
  • The number one reason donors say they give blood is because they "want to help others."
  • Two most common reasons cited by people who don't give blood are: "Never thought about it" and "I don't like needles."
  • One donation can help save the lives of up to three people.



FAQS ABOUT BLOOD DONATION

Who can give blood?

Most people are eligible to donate blood, however following disease conditions can be a contraindication

  • Hepatitis B, C
  • AIDS
  • Diabetes (are you under medication currently?)
  • Fits/ Convulsions (are you under medication currently?)
  • Cancer # Leprosy or any other infectious diseases
  • Any allergies (Only if you are suffering from severe symptoms)
  • Hemophilia/ Bleeding problems
  • Kidney disease
  • Heart disease
  • Hormonal disorders
  • Any other type of Jaundice (within 5 years)
  • Tuberculosis (within 2 years)
  • Chicken Pox (within 1 year)
  • Malaria (within 1 year)
  • Organ Transplant (within one year)
  • Blood Transfusion (within the last 6 months)
  • Pregnancy (within the last 6 months)
  • Blood Donation (within the last 3 months)
  • Major Surgery (within the last 3 months)
  • Small Pox Vaccination (within the last 3weeks)
  • Hemoglobin deficiency / Anemia (recently)
  • Drastic weight loss (recently)


What is the age-group for blood donors?

What is the ideal weight for a donor?

Are there any contraindications for any medicines?

What precaution needs to be taken before blood donation?

What to expect before blood donation?

How long will the procedure take?

How much blood does an adult body have?

How much blood is taken during donation?

What steps to be taken to follow after blood donation?

What precautions must one take after donation?

Can I develop AIDS, Hepatitis or any other disease by donating blood?

What happens to the blood once it is donated?

What are the tests done on the donated blood?

How often can one donate blood?


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