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12 Dec 2002

Blood donar: continued bleeding the next morning
Hi
What could be the problem... I donated blood yesterday, but this morning it started to bleed again when I took a bath. What do you think the possible cause could be.
I donated in September the last time, then it took a long time to stop bleeding as well, but luckely I was still at the centre that time. it took about 5 minutes to stop then.
Most of the time I use my left arm. Yesterday was my 4th time this year. Do you think I should use the other arm when I go again
thanks
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Donar, you might have a bleeding disorder, but it is more likely that you’re a bit anaemic after having donated 4 times. You can have a full blood count done for about R90 and find out for sure. Good luck.
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