Is there a reason why while donating blood,I felt excruciating pain and did not give the full amount of blood?

Answer It could have been because you were dehydrated. You need to drink 3 full cups of water 30 minutes before a basic blood draw. If your donating your giving a lot more.. Try that and see if it helps.

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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 »

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 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 »

What can i eat a before donating blood?

I've always eaten perfectly normally before and after donations - I've made over 70 plus some platelet donations. No special diet is required.