QUESTION: Do you have asthma?
EXPLANATION: Prospective donors with symptomatic bronchial asthma should be
QUESTION: Have you had convulsions or fainting spells?
EXPLANATION: Donors who have had either one, except in childhood, may have a
reaction or seizure if they donate. They should be deferred.
QUESTION: Do you bleed a long time when you have a cut or a tooth pulled?
EXPLANATION: Abnormal bleeding tendency is cause for deferment. The
physician should evaluate.