Can you donate plasma if you have an autoimmune disease? DID YOU KNOW? Having an autoimmune disease or taking biologic medications does not automatically make you ineligible to donate. If you are interested in donating but have questions or concerns about your health, contact your healthcare provider.
What disqualifies from donating plasma? People can’t donate if they have or had tuberculosis, heart disease (and currently taking medication for it), sickle cell anemia, certain types of cancer, or malaria (contracted in the past three years or travelled to an endemic area in the past year).
Can I donate organs if I have MS? Over the years, many people who lived with multiple sclerosis (MS) have donated, upon their passing, their brain, spinal cord, and other organs important to the functions of the immune system.
Can you donate plasma with chronic fatigue syndrome? Blood Banks Urged to Discourage Chronic Fatigue Patients From Giving Blood. Blood banks should ask patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) not to donate blood or blood products because they may pass on a virus suspected of causing the elusive syndrome.