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Old 01-04-2009, 01:26 PM   #1
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alcohol and blood donation

Can I have any alcohol the night before giving blood. I will be having about 4 beers tonight and giving blood tomorrow afternoon is it still ok to give blood?

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Old 01-06-2009, 08:42 AM   #2
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Re: alcohol and blood donation

It may possibly be ok but I suggest not. Alcohol can cause many differental things to happen with your blood depending on how much you drink. It takes your body a certain amount of time to filter acohol out of your system completely. My suggestion is donate blood a bit later in the next day if your going to drink that night.

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