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. The first step is to know your blood group and to which blood group your blood matches for donation.
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 not already be donated blood or have been treated for malaria within the last three months.Maintain your blood donation eligibility:-
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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