After effects of donating blood?

Answer When you donate blood you can't do anything strenuous for 24 hours. So if you had plans to go jogging or play basketball that would be out. However, if you're just going to hang out with friends ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: After effects of donating blood

How long after donating blood does it take to get a blood donor card?

I donated a while back and it took a good three or four weeks. I guess it might depend on where you live too.

Will veins look the same after donating blood?

Giving blood won't change your veinsIt is probably a bit of swelling or something

Is it normal to be sick and have nausea, a day after donating blood?

I had the same, drink plenty of water and eat a lot of high sugar food, if the problems continue, then inform the nhs, they will have given you a leaflet with a number to call.

Lets try this again, Why does my arm hurt after donating blood?

You should have put cold packs and/or pressure on the site right after giving blood. You can still put cold packs on to reduce the pain. Next time hold pressure on the site for at least 5 minutes... Read More »