Does it hurt donating blood?

Answer no, it doesnt really hurt. the feeling is a little weird.... but afterwards you are really light headed. It's kind of cool.

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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 »

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.

Does blood type matter when donating white blood cells?

On One Hand: Standard GuidelinesDonated white blood cell products may contain small amounts of red blood cells. According to FDA guidelines, if a blood product contains more than 2 mL (milliliters)... Read More »

Does donating blood affect blood test results?

On One Hand: Iron LevelBlood tests done after blood donation show partial depletion of red blood cells and iron. After donating blood, expect your iron level to drop about 250 mg, according to the ... Read More »