Welcome to T. S. MISRA MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL! We are dedicated to diagnosing and treating allergic conditions in both adults and children. Our goal is to provide you the best treatments in an effective and caring manner and help you become more comfortable. Our Hospital and staff strive to give patients comprehensive evaluation and therapy with a personal touch and attention. We will always work to ensure that your office visits are pleasant, enlightening and make the best use of your valuable time. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions including seasonal and perennial allergies, asthma, food allergy, sinus disease, chronic cough, hives, skin allergies (eczema),and insect allergy.we promise to take excellent care of you and your family.More importantly, we are committed to working with you to help you get the relief you deserve.

Basic Requirements

Be in generally good health and feeling well Weigh at least 50kg. Be 18 years of age-there is no upper limit There may be additional requirements for some apheresis donations

Donation Frequency

Whole blood donors donate blood after every 3 months

Individuals who must not donate blood

Do not donate blood if you have ever tested positive for HIV/ AIDS or if: You are tested positive with HIV. You have ever injected yourself with drugs not prescribed by a physician. You are a man and have had sex with another man, even once. You have hemophilia or another blood clotting disorder and received clotting factor concentrate. You have engaged in sex for drugs or money. You are a sexual partner (past or present ) of someone in the above list.

Other Considerations

Medical Conditions

Allergies - can donate if no infection present

Arthritis - can donate if no redness, pain or swelling at the time of donation.

Blood disorders or bleeding tendencies - cannot donate

Brain or spinal surgery that required a transplant of brain covering (dura mater) - cannot donate

CJD: A blood relative diagnosed with Creutzfeldt - Jakob Disease (CJD) or an increased family risk of CJD - cannot donate

Cancer Basal cell, squamous cell skin cancers - can donate when removed and healed

Keratosis - accept existing or if treated

Melanoma - cannot donate

Malignant tumors - can donate after 5 years in remission

Colds, fever, flu Cold, flu, sore throat, cough, respiratory infection - can donate if no symptoms

Cold Sore Cold sore, fever blister, canker sore - can donate

Heart Attack - can donate after one year if no symptoms and no heart medication

Heart Surgery such as coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), stent or angioplasty - can donate after one year if no symptoms and no heart medication

Hemochromatosis - cannot donate

Hepatitis Hepatitis or undiagnosed jaundice after age 10 - cannot donate

Hepatitis at age 10 or younger - can donate if no known positive confirmed test results for Hepatitis B surface antigen, or known Hepatitis C Positive hepatitis test - cannot donate

Herpes (genital) - can donate after lesions clear

Major/minor surgery - can donate after healed and released from MD care and reason permits

Pregnancy - can donate 6 weeks after delivery if not lactating.

SARS 28 days after illness 14 days after direct contact with infected person 14 days after returning from affected areas

Strokes - can donate after 1 yr. if stable and on no stroke medications (Aspirin is okay)

Venereal disease

Genital herpes - can donate if all lesions are clear

Chlamydia, genital warts - can donate

Gonorrhea, syphilis and all other venereal diseases - can donate 1 year after treatment.


Acetaminophen (e.g. Tylenol) - can donate for any blood donation

Accutane - can donate 4 weeks after last dose

Allergy medication - can donate if normal presently.

Antibiotics - can donate 24 hours after last dose if no symptoms of infection

Anti-inflammatory drugs, such as Advil, Ibuprofen, Motrin and Naprosyn - cannot take for 24 hrs before a platelet (“Super”) donation

Aspirin - containing products, Feldene and Lodine XL - cannot take for 36 hours before a platelet (“Super”) donation

Avodart - can donate 6 months after last dose

Diet pills - can donate

Birth control pills - can donate

Female hormone pills - can donate

Soriatane (Acitretin) - can donate 3 years after last dose

Steroids - can donate 2 weeks after last dose and no symptoms

Tegison - cannot donate if ever taken

Chlamydia, genital warts - can donate

Gonorrhea, syphilis and all other venereal diseases - can donate 1 year after treatment.


Polio, mumps, rubeola (a type of measles) - can donate after 2 weeks

Rubella (a type of measles) - can donate after 4 weeks

Smallpox vaccination or physical contact with another's unhealed vaccination - can donate after 2 months and no signs or symptoms of vaccinia

Tetanus, diphtheria, flu, Hepatitis B - can donate if no reaction

Other Possible Restrictions

Body/ear piercing/acupuncture - can donate if done with a sterile, single use needle/equipment or with a piercing gun using single use studs, otherwise, after 1 year Dental work

Cleaning, fillings - can donate next day

Root canal - can donate 3 days after completion

Tooth extraction - can donate 3 days after extraction, healed and no infection

Hepatitis exposure - needs evaluation

Tattoo - can donate after 1 year

Look before you Donate

Before you donate blood, it's important that you are aware of what the donation process involves, what is expected from you and what you can expect from your nearest Blood Bank. Below are some simple guidelines you should follow so that your donation experience can be as quick and pleasant as possible.

What You Should Do Prior To Donating

Try to make an appointment to minimize your wait time Drink plenty of fluids and have a good meal before you donate Review the donor requirements and verify that you are indeed eligible to donate at this time

If you plan to donate on a nearby blood camp, make sure to review the blood camp schedule to verify that it has not been rescheduled.