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Blood transfusion is the process of transferring blood or blood-based products from one person into the circulatory system of another. Blood transfusions can be life saving in medical conditions, such as massive blood loss due to trauma or can be used to top-up blood loss that can occur during surgery. Blood transfusio... more at Wikipedia

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Overall, 87% (106 Members) find Blood Transfusion helpful

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I had 2 blood transfusions. They worked temporarily. The first was whole blood, the second was irradiated packed red blood cells. The reason they irradiate the blood is to help prevent development of allergic reactions to different antigens, I believe.
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had blood transfusions after 2 of my surgeries, felt much better afterward, stronger.
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two days after two transfusions I could sit up and move around a little
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She had 22 treatments in the last year and a half. She has to stop; her iron levels are high
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It helps bring the hemoglobin up when it gets too low.
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I get them every month and they make me feel better all the time
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Each time I feel better. Sometimes it works for a few weeks, but I've had them as close together as 8 days. I'm used to them now, as I've had several of them.
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sometimes it works for her sometimes it doesn't
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Worked better than anythingso the bottom line was that I let myself run low on blood. Never never never again!!
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so far my dad has had 2 blood transfusions since 01/13/07.....
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