Who can Donate Blood and Who can’t Donate Blood?

Last updated on October 30th, 2017 at 10:37 am

If you are going to donate blood or known is going to donate blood then you should be aware about following things:
Who can Donate Blood: 
  • A person in the age group of 18 to 60 years
  • Person should have weight more than 45 kilogram
  • Good in health, mentally alert and physically fit
  • Body Temperature and pulse should be normal
  • Person’s blood pressure should be normal without any medication
  • Blood Haemoglobin should be equal or more than 12.5 gram
  • Person should be free from any acute diseases
  • Person should be free from any blood transmissible disease
  • 12 months after recovery from Typhoid
  • 12 months after delivery
  • 15 days after immunization (Cholera, Typhoid, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Plague, Gammaglobulin)
  • 1 year after Rabies vaccination
  • Arms and forearms of the donor shall be free from skin punctures or scars indicative of professional blood donors or addiction of self injected narcotics. 
Who can’t Donate Blood:
  • Person has been donated blood in last three months. 
  • Having skin infection at site of phlebotomy
  • Person having inmates of jail can’t donate blood 
  • Having multiple sex partners
  • Drug Addicts
  • Abortion history in last six months
  • History of blood transfusion in last six months
  • Surgery history in last 12 months
  • Tattoo history in last six months
  • Breast feeding
  •  History of Hepatitis in family or close contacts in last 12 months
  • Immunoglobulin history in last 12 months
  • History of malaria and duly treated. For Endemic it is 2 months and for non endemic area it is 3 years.

Diseased conditions when a person can’t donate blood:

  • Cancer 
  • Heart disease 
  • Unexplained weight loss 
  • Diabetes-controlled on insulin 
  • Hepatitis infection
  • Chronic nephritis 
  • Signs and symptoms, suggestive of AIDS 
  • Liver diseases 
  • Tuberculosis 
  • Polycythemia Vera. 
  • Asthma 
  • Epilepsy 
  • Leprosy 
  • Schizophrenia 
  • Endocrine disorders etc.
Hope above information is helpful to you…
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