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What is plasma donation?
Plasma is the liquid part of the blood that contains the elements necessary for blood clotting. Donating it is a more complicated process than donating blood. The blood is drawn from your arm, the components are separated, and the plasma is put into a separate bag.
Is it safe to donate plasma?
For healthy adults who meet donation eligibility requirements, plasma donation is generally a safe procedure, but remember that any medical procedure may have potential side effects. Read on to learn about the short-term and long-term effects of donating plasma to help you make an informed decision. Dizziness or lightheadedness.
What are the side effects of donating plasma too often?
What Are The Side Effects Of Donating Plasma Too Often? Hydration helps the human body maintain proper circulation, pumps up the veins to make the blood flow easier and prevents light-headedness.
What happens if you give plasma to a pregnant woman?
If a pregnant mom gives plasma with those HLA antibodies, the recipient of the transfusion may have a transfusion reaction called TRALI (transfusion-related acute lung injury). This is one of the more serious transfusion reactions that can lead to death.