Acupuncture does not prevent blood donation if the treatment is provided in Finland by a health care professional with disposable needles. Furthermore acupuncture by a medical doctor in an EU- or EFTA-country or in the UK does not prevent donation. Otherwise, acupuncture prevents donation for four months.​

Would you like more information? Please call the free information number for blood donors on 0800 0 5801 (Mon to Fri from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).