6 posts tagged with Blood and fainting.
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Help me not faint when donating blood

Sometimes I have a dramatic vasovagal response (i.e. I pass out) after having blood drawn or donating blood. Sometimes I don't. This means that I donate blood less than I'd like to. Can I condition myself out of this? [more inside]
posted by pullayup on Jul 31, 2014 - 20 answers

Make it easier to take my blood.

I have to have a blood test. I have a pretty severe vasovagal response, combined with abnormally tiny, difficult veins (or so I've been told by everyone who has ever taken blood from me). Help me make this easier? [more inside]
posted by millipede on Aug 1, 2013 - 36 answers

How does one conquer wooziness at the sight of blood?

Woozy, nauseated, room going dim. Is there a way to beat it? [more inside]
posted by tzikeh on Feb 15, 2008 - 5 answers

How to make bloodwork painless?

Getting Blood Drawn- Getting a Shot- Do you find it painful? any tricks? [more inside]
posted by Izzmeister on Jun 20, 2006 - 56 answers

Faiting at the sight of blood -- runs in families?

Any MeFites around who faint at the sight of blood? If so, are you aware of any close relatives who do the same? [more inside]
posted by greatgefilte on Aug 4, 2005 - 19 answers


Fainting spells: health concern or potential parlor trick? [more on the floor]
posted by ellanea on Jul 8, 2005 - 17 answers

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