Shortness Of Breath After Blood Donation
Tonight, last Wednesday I took as much as 450cc blood donors and all was well until Friday began to feel short of breath and sometimes warm body temperature. Not until you have a fever, is it reasonable or is it a reaction after blood donation? Because so far I have only taken 350cc donors
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I understand your concern, blood donation is something that is very useful for others and noble deeds. usually before the donor will do a review whether it meets the requirements or not. so that it is safe for the recipient and the pnedonor. When making a blood donor, a large volume of blood is released from the human body and this certainly results in a number of medical consequences in the form of
lack of blood / anemia
drop in blood pressure
so complaints that you experience can be caused by the following two things should if this is very disturbing to you, and there is no improvement immediately make a check up to the doctor to get a handler. before going to the doctor you can do this:
Limit your physical activity to at least 5 hours after the donor, do not do strenuous activities that day. You should also avoid standing for long periods of time, such as when waiting in line or standing on a busy public transport.
Avoid heat. It's best not to stand for long periods of time in direct sunlight and not drink hot drinks.
If you smoke, you should not smoke for two hours after blood donation. Smoking after a blood donor can make you feel dizzy and faint. Also, you should stay away from places that are a lot of cigarette smoke.
Drink plenty of fluids to replace your lost bodily fluids, at least you add 4 glasses of water on the day you make a blood donor. Your body will be able to replace fluids lost within 24 hours after blood donation.
Eat foods that contain:
High iron, such as lean red meat, spinach, fish, chicken and beans. This is done to replace your lost iron.
Vitamin C, such as oranges, kiwi, and guava. Vitamin C can help the absorption of iron by the body.
Folic acid, such as oranges, green vegetables, cereals, and rice. Folic acid can help the formation of new red blood cells.
Riboflavin (vitamin B2), such as eggs, yogurt, green vegetables, and beans. Riboflavin can also help the formation of red blood cells.
Vitamin B6, such as potatoes, bananas, red meat, fish, eggs, spinach, and beans. Vitamin B6 can help the formation of red blood cells and protein breakdown.
The body takes several weeks to replace the red blood cells lost after blood donation. At this time, it is better to maintain your food intake so that new, healthy red blood cells form quickly.
if you have done the above but there is no improvement, even more burdens do not hesitate to immediately see a doctor but still by keeping a distance, washing hands and wearing a mask.
Thus the info I can give
hopefully can help you thank you