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Dehydrated, feeling numbness in the tongue and slurring of words after plasma donation. Any suggestions?

I donated plasma yesterday, and now I'm sick..horribly I donated I fainted and convulsed..went to the er they said I was dehydrated and they made me take a pregnacy test and it came out as negative, but they said with timing it could be a false today my left side is numb all the way up to my tongue.. and I slur my words and keep fainting for small amounts of time..and have a major headache.. i called the plasma donation place.they told me to elevate my legs, and put a cold rag under my neck and I'd be fine.. I'm scared.
Asked On : Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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Dont be scared .You have done good job. Only thing is you should take care of your hydration status and diet. You can take plenty of water or sports drink type of drink so that your electrolytes are maintained .You should take protein rich diet.Take rest. Dont exert to much.

Next time if you plan for plasma donation drink lots of water and take care of your diet at least 1-2 days prior to donation .
Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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