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dem1211 posted:
[TRIGGER] trigger....................................................................................................................................................................................... .............................. about a month ago i started donatinv plasama. it waas a way to keepp me from.cutting on my wrists. because when you do that. they inspect your arms. take was not a good. i just got done with it. i had a big problem.i am not sure if i had dome it pr them. but not getting this pulled i will not tell you it but my arm hurts
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off_the_wall responded:
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I don't really understand what happened. You went to donate plasma and someone said something about your cuts? Or you didn't go to donate plasma and cut yourself?

By the way, I think they are inspecting your arms to see where the best vein is, not looking for cuts/scars. I've donated blood many times (never plasma specifically) and I know they really don't care about the cuts. Plus they ask about a million questions ahead of time and if SH were an issue I would think it would be one of the questions that they ask (and it isn't). Maybe it's different where you donate though, I don't know.
 
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dem1211 replied to off_the_wall's response:
[TRIGGER] trigger........................................................................whst happend was i sttarted doin.g ot twice s week. part the screening is checking your bruises. so i have trained myself to believe that i cant si as long as i did that. it,like they are my boss. i dont want to be firedx. while i was donating i movedx my harm which is a bbig no no. it screwed up what the machine was doing and it started backin.g up in my arm. it hurts but i am ok
 
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off_the_wall replied to dem1211's response:
[TRIGGER] I see. I'm sorry that happened and that it is causing you pain, but I'm glad you have found a positive alternative to cutting. You are helping to save lives while improving your own.... that is great!
 
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jankearney123 replied to off_the_wall's response:
it is a good thing you'rfe doing dem! i'm sorry it hurts so bad. I wish i knew what to tell you to do to get some relief from it. you might call where you went and ask them?
 
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An_242568 replied to off_the_wall's response:
thanks my t thoughg was a good idea too. guess i have to cabxel my boxing lessons foeer the rest of the week ha hs
 
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TheSullenGirl replied to An_242568's response:
Hey Dem - if you "infiltrated," which means basically the IV blew and the fluid went into the skin - keep your arm elevated up on some pillows and ice it a little bit to help with any bruising.

What a great thing to do for someone. Plasma and other blood products are really needed. Think of the good you are doing and if it helps you to not SI - wow thats awesome.

Thank you for being generous and helping save someone's life by giving.


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