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Re: GIVING BLOOD AND VASO-VAGAL.
When I was going through various tests before I was diagnosed with VV, I passed out every time the doc's took my blood. I've been told that I can't donate blood because of this as my blood pressure drops so low. Sorry that I don't have any specific answers for you, but there is a possibilty that it has something to do with your blood pressure.
This web site is not a substitute for a
thorough medical evaluation and diagnosis of your vaso-vagal type symptoms. Medical
treatment and diagnosis is the only acceptable initial response to these serious symptoms
since they might present from any number of life threatening and treatable illnesses. It
is for you and your physician to rule out more serious illnesses; Please don't use this
online forum as an alternative to getting responsible medical attention and being under
the care of a physician for the duration of any unknown, suspected or dangerous vaso-vagal
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