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How often you can donate blood

How often you can donate blood

Have you already decided to make Blood donor? !! Congratulations!! With such a simple and painless action, you are helping many people who need a blood transfusion. Or are you one of those who still have doubts about how to donate blood? In either case, if you have questioned how frequency can donate, in this article we explain in more detail how often you can donate blood.

Requirements to donate blood

First of all, you need to know Who can donate blood and check so you find yourself in this population:

  • People over 18 years.
  • body weight above 50 kg.
  • Good health.
  • Not be fasting.
  • Blood pressure values ​​and correct iron.
  • Not have donated blood in the last two months.

You can see the extended information in our article What are the requirements to donate blood.

Frequency to donate blood

The requirement not have donated blood in the last 2 months it is directly related to the frequency of blood donations, as:

  • Men can donate up to 4 times in a calendar year.
  • Women up to 3 times annually.

This difference between how often you can donate blood A Man and a Woman It is due to the fact that females should compensate for blood losses that occur during menstruation.

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