ANSWER: Yes. The recipients blood type eventually changes to the donor type. That means if you had a blood type of A+ prior to transplant and your donor had a blood type of O, eventually your blood type would become O. I may take several weeks, possibly months for your original blood type to disappear, but eventually it will.
The RBC lifetime is about 120 days The life cycle of a Red Blood Cell. a) Kidneys respond to a lower than normal oxygen concentration in the blood by releasing the hormone erythropoietin. b) Erythropoietin travels to the red bone marrow and stimulates an increase in the production of red blood … Continue reading →