Facts About Blood Donation

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Blood Donation


Person above 18 years of age and over 50 Kgs. in weight can donate blood once in three months.


* A normal adult has five to six liters of blood in his/her body of which only 300 ml is used during blood donation.



* This blood is replaced by your body within 24 to 48 hours!



* No special diet, rest or medicine is required after blood donation.



* The donor should not have taken any medicine in the last 48 hours.



* The donor should not have contacted jaundice in the previous three years.



* Every donor is given a medical checkup prior to donation to see if he/she is medically fit and doesn't suffer from anemia, high blood pressure etc.,



* The donor cannot contract AIDS or any other disease by donating blood.
Make Blood donation a habit .



* There are many persons

including females who has donated blood more than 10 -20 times in their life

Start with your B'day or from just today. Your little contribution can save someone's life.

2 comments:

{ goooooood girl } | 8:13 AM said...

your blog is very good......

{ Josie } | 10:10 AM said...

yes it is wise to test the blood before donating any to a blood bank

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