How much do you know about your blood?
Enter your weight to learn all about yours.
At this point in your life, you were consuming around three times this amount in milk (1.5 pints) - every single day.
When you give blood, you would normally donate
(or just less than a Grande at Starbucks)
…which is % of those pints of blood contained in your body, right now.
Your blood is regenerating all the time at an astonishing rate.
new red blood cells every second to replace those that have reached the end of their 120 day lifespan.
After a donation, your body simply ramps up production to replace the deficit.
The volume (or the plasma) of your blood is fully replenished in just...
The construction of red blood cells takes a little longer.
You can expect to have fully replenished yours in...
*Varies between male and female donors. Always check with your doctor how regularly you can donate blood.
How are those 3 pints used?
2.01 would be used to treat medical conditions like cancer, anaemia and blood disorders such as sickle cell disease.
0.81 would be used in surgery, including heart operations and emergency procedures.
0.18 would be used to help treat loss of blood after giving birth.
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