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Blood Donation - Glossary

Last Updated on Sep 23, 2020
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Thalassemia - a genetic disease that causes the reduced synthesis of one of the globin chains of hemoglobin.

Hemophilia - An inherited bleeding disorder.

Leukemia - another name for blood cancer which affects the leucocytes or white blood cells.

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Hypovolemic - a state of reduced blood volume.

Hypocalcemia - reduced calcium in blood.

Cyanosis - Blue color of skin /mucous membrane.

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Shazidamain

According to a recent survey conducted by World Health Organisation, 52.42% of all blood donated in India is through voluntary blood donation camps. The figure was 45% in 2002. This shows that nearly 47.58% of all blood donated is either from paid donors or from family members.

sriharsha.d

i have donated my blood on 22 feb 2013. can i donate it again on 24 april 2013? i'm of 19 years

purnima.rajput

kya jb koi physical ho to last night kya woh blood de sakta hai.....

Michael48

Can I donate at a childrens' hospital if i am taking balsalazide disodium fo colitis?

Dominik

Can I donate blood if a smoked weed ?

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