Blood Transfusions

Can something go wrong by having a blood transfusion?


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2015-12-29 02:26:24
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Yes, many things, blood transfusions can cause death if they give the wrong type, as of wrong blood group or of Rh positive to negative.

Also it is possible to be exposed to a bloodying pathogen such as HIV or hepatitis. Modern testing greatly reduces this risk, but there still remains a small risk. Blood typing/matching errors are extremely rare. There is always a risk (albeit small) any time you receive tissue into your body from another person whether it is blood, an organ, bone, skin, etc.

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Transfusion of the wrong blood type results in a transfusion reaction wherein the body rejects the incoming blood. This has fatal consequences

the question to the wrong blood transfusion is because one is they pick up the wrong blood bag 2n or there out of there blood type can give the person the wrong transfused becuase they want to

Some symptoms of a mild transfusion reaction from getting the wrong blood are chills, fever, dizziness, flushed skin, back pain, and the presence of blood in urine. These symptoms can manifest when a person is receiving the transfusion or shortly after. In some cases, a person also can have a severe transfusion reaction that can cause symptoms like shock, decreased blood pressure, and a rapid pulse.

A person can be given the wrong Blood group and/or the body could REJECT the Blood just as it can reject a donated organ.

the pulse will increase, the temperature will increase , and the blood pressure will drop

Your blood if injected with the wrong type will cause clotting which is pretty severe.

if you have a blood transfusion, knowing your blood group means you can tell the doctor, and get the right blood into you, or it can clot, if they put the wrong blood type into you

No. A blood transfusion would not help a diabetic person, since there is nothing wrong with their blood in the first place.

A mismatch of blood types can cause a fatal reaction- the person getting the transfusion can die.

blood transfusion are when you have blood in a bag and you receive blood because you have lost a lot of blood and you have to make up for that blood.If you put the wrong type of blood in,it may give you a reaction because the blood will attack any kind f blood that you do not have,because it will think is an intruder.

If it is the wrong type, the red blood cells of the person clump together . Clots form in the blood vessels, and the person dies.

that is a chance that something is wrong with you

So that if you need a blood transfusion you can't cross contaminate the other person Because if the wrong blood types mix it could cause clumping. this can kill you

No but is there something wrong?

It is important because if you ever needed a blood transfusion or organ transplant it will help get the best match to you. If you are given the wrong type there could be problems afterwards.

If you give someone the wrong blood type then the body rejects it and the white blood cells will "think" its a cell that will harm so they will attack and cause clots to appear in the blood stream.

The most uncommon blood type is AB-, only 1% of caucasians have this blood type, this is why it is so important to have your blood type tested properly. If you ever needed a blood transfusion it could potentially be deadly if given the wrong the blood.

No. Contrition means being sorry for having done something wrong or having failed to do something right.

If you are injured or have certain illness that needs blood they may receive a blood transfusion to replace lost blood, but before transfusion heath care workers must identify patients blood type. If the wrong blood type is given the persons, blood clumps and blocks tiny capillaries, oxygen does not get to cells, and without oxygen, cells die. If you are severely injured and need blood it saves time if they know your blood type. It also is handy for DNA purposes.

If you are a girl then no. of course not "why should there be something wrong with that". instead that should be great because you can have something to think about. and it doesnt matter what gender you are.

It's most likely that the person would die because their body would reject the blood, and it would be just as effective as filling the person with water.

Do you mean in the sense that it would cause blood to clot? Blood clots and doesn't clot due to something being wrong with clotting factors in the body... wether it be absence of one or possibly something wrong with another.

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