Rules for Donating Blood With Tattoos and Piercings

Donating blood or plasma can save lives. And that's exactly why the process should be treated very delicately, and you and the donation center should take it very seriously that there are rules and criteria that determine whether you're a safe donor. Certain medications, medical conditions, and yes, even new tattoos and piercings can be red flags.…

Red Cross Myth Busters: Tattoos and Blood Donation

Red Cross Myth Busters: Tattoos and Blood Donation. by American Red Cross July 16, 2017 November 1, 2019 22 Comments on Red Cross Myth Busters: Tattoos and Blood Donation. By April Oppliger, American Red Cross. Drew Thomas began giving blood when he was in college, but when he started getting tattoos, he assumed he could no longer give. That ...…

Tattoos Affect Your Health: Long-Term Side Effects Ink Has ...

Nov 15, 2016 · Tattoos Affect Your Health: Long-Term Side Effects Ink Has On Your Immune System And Disease Risk ... It is the reason the American Red Cross restricts blood donations from individuals with newer tattoos done outside of regulated tattoo facilities. A study from Tulane University added credence to these blood donation restrictions by showing ...…

Does having a tattoo stop you from giving blood? Yahoo ...

Feb 16, 2009 · Does having a tattoo stop you from giving blood? i only have the one tattoo,got it over three years ago.what i want to know is if there is a rule against people with tattoos giving blood because of hepatitis or something?its something i heard a while ago and was interested in finfing out but never did,you know how it goes!…