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Donor Eligibility

This list shows the most common health conditions that could prevent someone from donating blood stem cells or bone marrow. Below the list is a searchable database where you can check if a specific condition not listed would prevent you from being a donor. If you are uncertain whether you would qualify or not, you can begin the registration process and the detailed health history questionnaire will help determine your suitability to donate.

ALLERGIES

ANEMIA

ANEURISM

ARTHRITIS

ASTHMA

AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS

BACK, NECK, OR SPINE PROBLEMS

BIPOLAR DISORDER

BRAIN BLEED OR INJURY

CANCER

CELIAC DISEASE

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY (DRUG ABUSE)

CHEST PAIN

CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

CIRRHOSIS

CROHN'S DISEASE

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD)

DIABETES

FACTOR V LEIDEN

FIBROMYALGIA

HEART DISEASE

HEMOPHILIA

HEPATITIS - VIRAL

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

HIP SURGERY

HIV/AIDS

KIDNEY DISEASE

LEUKEMIA

LYME DISEASE

LYMPHOMA

OSTEOPENIA OR OSTEOPOROSIS

PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS

PULMONARY EMBOLISM

SEIZURES

STROKE/TIA

THALASSEMIA MAJOR OR MINOR

THROMBOCYTOPENIA (ITP/TTP)

THYROID DISEASE

TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT

ULCERATIVE COLITIC

VON WILLEBRAND'S DISEASE

Conditions Search Tool

This tool is designed for you to search the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Registry’s medical conditions database. The file consists of the most commonly experienced conditions reported by prospective donors. Should you require additional information on a specific condition, please click here to ask a representative. If a particular condition does not appear in our database, please let us know.

Disclaimer: This is intended to provide guidelines for preliminary screening only and must NOT be used for final screening. This is intended to provide donors with a way to determine whether they should apply to become prospective donors. More comprehensive screening will be conducted during the registration process.