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rustyboilerz

While they've tried to mitigate the risks, only your own blood is truly safe for transfusion. From hepatitis to Hiv, all can be transfered in a transfusion. If possible, have enough of your blood drawn to be used if surgery, or another medical procedure is needed soon for you.

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If it's the right blood no different maybe.

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They used to be, but now they know bloodtypes and all that stuff, so there's really no risk. I don't think that they allow people with STD's like AIDS to be donors of blood. No offense if I offended anyone somehow.

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There can be fatal accidents that kill people if the doctor messes up, and it's easy to mess up so I wouldn't be comfortable with it.

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They aren't dangerous but they do carry risks because of infections .

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Yes they are but not as dangerous as in the past. My father died in 1979 thanks to a blood transfusion.

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Arthur Ashe (tennis star) died from AIDs infected blood in a transfusion and as a result it is pretty controlled. But as anything a slight risk is still involved.

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You will die.

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Any invasive medical procedure is always dangerous.

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If you have an allergic reaction without treatment you will die of shock. Thats why the nurse giving blood must stay with the pt for the first 15 min of the transfusion and start at a slow rate. Vital signs and assessment are done before, during and post transfusion for at least 6 hrs. Reaction is treatable though if recognized early.

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yes it could be in many ways like if the person who has blood cancer then if it's blood is transfusions then u would probebly get the same disease

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