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Concern about blood donation with a tattoo - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hello
User :   hey i have a question
User :   i have a tattoo and i want to know if i can donate my blood
Doctor :   What kind of tattoo you have
User :   stars tattoo
Doctor :   is it permanent and how is it laid
User :   small
User :   permanent
Doctor :   The mere presence of tattoo doesnt rule out you to be a potential blood donor
Doctor :   I really appreciate if you donate blood to someone
Doctor :   in need
Doctor :   To clear you doubt, the transfusion centers would screen your blood before it is really sucked out
User :   cause people told me i have to wait at least one year to donate my blood
Doctor :   NNo
Doctor :   dont
Doctor :   believe
User :   ohhhh ok
User :   thank u for helping me
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