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  • Lion Blood Bank
  • Lion Blood Bank
  • Lion Blood Bank
  • Lion Blood Bank
  • Lion Blood Bank
 

Who Should not Donate

A donor is unfit to donate blood if he/she:

    Medical Conditions:
  • Is not feeling well for any reason.
  • Is suffering from condition like hemophilia, Thallasemia or any other blood disorder.
  • Has had hepatitis any time after their eleventh birthday.
  • Has multiple sclerosis.
  • Has cold, sore throat, respiratory infection, or flu.
  • Has difficulty of breathing, shortness of breath, asthma, etc.
  • Has had Measles, mumps, chicken pox in the past three weeks.
  • Has had Tuberculosis (T.B.) and is under medication since less than two years.
  • Has had a vaccination in the last 24 hours.
  • Has taken alcohol in the last 24 hours.
  • Has had a miscarriage in last 6 months or has been pregnant or lactating in the last one year.
  • Is menstruating. It is safer to donate a week after it.
    Drugs:
  • Has been taking drugs like antibiotics, Aspirin, anti-hypertensive, anti-diabetics, hormones, corticosteroids etc.
  • Has ever taken narcotic drugs by intravenous route.
  • Sniffed cocaine or any other restricted drugs within last 12 months.
    Surgeries:
  • Has had open heart surgery in last three years.
  • Has had surgery for a serious injury and the wound hasn’t healed as yet .
  • Has undergone dental work like root canal or extraction of tooth within seventy-two hours.
  • Has had blood transfusion in last one year.
    Sexually transmitted disease:
  • Has had venereal disease, Chlamydia, genital herpes, syphilis, gonorrhea.
  • Has had sex with a male or female prostitute.