Is giving blood dangerous?

Answer On One Hand: Giving Blood is Safe if You Are EligibleThe American Red Cross screens people before they give blood to make sure it is safe. Blood donors must be healthy, which means that you must fe... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Is giving blood dangerous

Why is giving blood while pregnant dangerous?

When you are pregnant your body creates more blood because of the added blood vessels. When your heat is already working that hard to pump that increased blood flow, it's not a good idea to give bl... Read More »

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 »

I had a blood test my red blood cell is 4.83 and platelet count 421 is that dangerous?

To the person above, if you've only got 4 million RBC in 1/10 of a liter, you are not alive.Normal RBC is approximately 4 million per microliter. That's 400 trillion per deciliter.Anyway, the coun... 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 »