Can i take ibuprofen before giving blood?

Answer No, you should not take ibuprofen for 48 hours before donating blood. Aspirin should be avoided for 72 hours before blood donations. Be prepared to fill out a registration form and have proper iden... Read More »

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Giving Blood vs. Giving Plasma?

Blood and its components cannot be manufactured or harvested. People who need blood or plasma transfusions must rely on others who have chosen to volunteer their time to donate their blood or plasm... Read More »

Is ibuprofen safe to take with high blood pressure?

On One Hand: Ibuprofen FactsAccording to experts at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, who did a study of painkillers and their effects on the body, ibuprofen is not safe for patients with... Read More »

Is giving blood bad for you?

Actually, it is just the opposite.......'making' your body regenerate blood is a healthy activity for the body and everyone should be encouraged to do so. The volume is restored rather quickly whi... Read More »

Does giving blood hurt?

There is no pain in actually donating the blood. Its only the initial sting of the needle going in that can be uncomfortable. It only lasts for 3-4 seconds, but if you don't like needles, that ma... Read More »