After your Donation, Please Remember:
Have something to eat and drink before leaving your place of Donation.
Drink extra fluids on the day of Donation and the day after.
Do not smoke or take kwai or any alcoholic drinks for a few hours.
Do not operate heavy machinery or lift heavy objects and avoid strenuous exercise such as tennis, golf, jogging, etc during the next 24 hours.
Leave your bandage on for 4-5 hours and keep it dry.
If you see any new bleeding, raise your arm above your head and apply pressure until the bleeding stops.
If you feel faint, dizzy or lightheaded, sit or lie down until the feeling passes. If symptoms persist return to the Blood Bank or consult a doctor
If you experience any bruising of your arm at the donation site, apply ice to the area for 15-20 minutes.
Nothing to be worried about after donating blood. You will be just fine.
You can donate blood again after 3 (three) months.
You can go back to your normal duties the next day itself.