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Old 09-16-2008, 12:16 PM   #4
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Re: Epilepsy and donating blood?

Ditto to what valerie said! I just attempted to donate here in NC during a big blood drive but I called first. I was directed to The Red Cross and the lady told me that I had to be seizure-free for six months. Since I had just had a dang complex partial two weeks before, well, someone went without my A+ blood!
I have adult-onset epilepsy. I am here to answer any questions, offer hugs or whatever you need to the best of my disability.