Can You Donate Blood Plasma After Wisdom Teeth Removal

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Can You Donate Plasma After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

Just about anyone can make a meaningful impact on a stranger's life by donating plasma. Most donors are even get paid for donating plasma.

This has left many potential donors wondering, "Can I ?" Generally speaking, the answer is yes, you can donate after having your wisdom teeth pulled. But the rule does come with some caveats.

You can follow our guide below to know all the ins and outs of plasma donations after having a tooth removed. DoNotPay can even help you contact specific clinics to know their policies on .

What Is Plasma?

  • More than half of your blood is made up of plasma.
  • Plasma carries water, enzymes, and salts throughout your body.
  • main function is to carry hormones, nutrients, and proteins and deliver them to organs and tissues that need them.
  • The material found in plasma helps deliver vital proteins fibrinogen and albumin.
  • Plasma also plays a crucial role in antibodies and blood clotting.
  • Burn patients and those suffering from traumatic shock are the most likely to receive plasma therapy.

Plasma Donor Eligibility Requirements

  1. Fully recovered from any surgeries, including tooth removal
  2. Donors must be over the age of 18
  3. All donors must weigh over 110 pounds
  4. Donors need to be free from heart and blood diseases
  5. Visiting an endemic country or area in the past year can prohibit you from donating
  6. Certain types of cancer may make you ineligible from donating
  7. You can only donate plasma once every 28 days.
  8. Overall in good health

How Much Do You Get Paid for Donating Plasma?

  • The minimum amount you can expect to earn from donating plasma is around $25.
  • Many factors can increase the pay for donating, such as:
  • Location
  • Blood type
  • How much plasma you are allowed to donate (heavier people can donate more)
  • Some clinics will pay more if you have recovered from covid
  • Certain clinics will offer bonuses, like first-time donor bonuses or making several donations in a year.

Can You Donate Plasma if You Had Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

  • After you have fully recovered from your surgery, you are allowed to donate plasma.
  • Generally speaking, you are considered to be fully recovered after you are done taking medication and have completed all your follow-up appointments.
  • Each clinic has its policy. Some may restrict you from donating until one year has passed since your wisdom teeth were removed.
  • It is worth contacting the clinic directly about their policy before making appointments.

Things to Keep In Mind Before Donating Plasma

What Should You Do Before Donating Plasma?

  • Have a light meal about two hours before the donation
  • Drink plenty of water before donating
  • Avoid foods that are heavy in fat or cholesterol
  • Don't use any tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, or marijuana on your donation day

What Should You Do After Donating Plasma?

  • If it is your first time donating, don't have any obligations after the procedure. Some donors have reported feeling dizzy or lightheaded after donating
  • Avoid any strenuous exercise while your body is recovering
  • Drink plenty of water to replenish your fluid levels
  • Eat foods that are rich in iron, such as beans, quinoa, spinach, and most meats

How Does Plasma Collection Work?

  • If donating to a new center for the first time, you can expect a fair amount of paperwork and possibly a medical evaluation.
  • Blood will be drawn from a single arm.
  • Your blood will be processed to separate the plasma from the rest of the blood.
  • After separation, your plasma-less blood will be transferred back into you for a quicker recovery time.

Our Guides to Plasma FAQs:

Problems With Trying to Donate Plasma if You've Had Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

  • Each clinic will have its unique policy.
  • These policies are rarely displayed on their websites.
  • This means you need to contact them directly to ensure that you're eligible to donate.
  • DoNotPay can help

Using DoNotPay to Contact Plasma Clinics

Here's how you can use DoNotPay to find a clinic's policy on wisdom teeth removal:

  1. Search "plasma donations" on DoNotPay and find the nearest donation clinic through our clinical trials product.

  2. Select the "Contact Now" button to learn more about eligibility criteria, contact the clinic with questions, or sign up for first-time donor bonuses.

  3. Verify your information and submit your inquiry! DoNotPay will contact the clinic on your behalf and make sure your questions get answered.

Why Use DoNotPay to Manage Your Plasma Donations

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