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reddytogo20 posted:
i wanted to donate one of my kidneys to a little girl who needs it to live. i havent talked to the social worker yet, but was wondering...the girl is type o+ and i am 0-. i was told that my blood type was universal and could be matched to any type. i wanted to know if this is possible and if it would be a match for this little girl. i really want to help her have a chance at life. if anyone could give me some info on this matter it would be greatly appreciated!
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MrsCora01 responded:
First of all, thank you for considering this. Since you are both O, there is no problem even though one of you is O positive and the other negative. It only matters for blood, not for organs. There are other tests to go through and I wish you the best of luck with those. As long as you are healthy and your crossmatch is ok (that's another test of compatibility) there is a good chance you can be a donor.

Good luck

Cora


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