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drink blood?

Post by yauhiulok » Thu Jan 27, 2005 7:23 am

Hi all, thanks for taking a look

i was just wondering, is it alright for a person to drink uncooked blood of an animal? let say like if a person got stuck in an island without drinkable water, will it be alright if the person drinks the fresh blood of an animal?
or even, is it good for the body?

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Post by biostudent84 » Thu Jan 27, 2005 3:02 pm

Drinking too much blood invokes a vomiting reaction...you couldn't keep the blood down.

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Post by thank.darwin » Thu Jan 27, 2005 8:19 pm

If you were ever in such a situation then you should resort to drinking your pee because it would be better than drinking the blood of an animal. - It sounds gross but in a dire situation it might help replenish your body.

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Post by yauhiulok » Thu Jan 27, 2005 10:43 pm

thx to thank.darwin and biostudent84

ya i heard that drinking pee would help too, but i want to know will drinking fresh blood do any harm or good to the body??

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Post by biostudent84 » Thu Jan 27, 2005 11:42 pm

No one knows for sure...you simply can't do it =D

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Post by FlashBulb » Fri Jan 28, 2005 12:18 am

Personally, I would wonder if you would get dehydrated from the blood. It seems to me that blood has a somewhat salty property, although I may be mistaken. :roll:

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Post by yauhiulok » Fri Jan 28, 2005 7:01 pm

ok, thx guys, i gues i may get some answers from my doctor, haha.

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Post by Edher » Sun Jan 30, 2005 5:57 pm

Hello,

What is coinsider saltier then, an animal's blood or human urine (generally speaking)?

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Post by thank.darwin » Tue Feb 01, 2005 3:32 pm

Whatdo you mean saltier -a solution that is saltier?
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Post by mith » Tue Feb 01, 2005 8:26 pm

Forgive me for asking, but is this the urine/animal blood taste testing committee?? I really don't think there's any practical applications (in the near future at least) for tasting urine. And I'm pretty sure I'll not debate this issue when I'm stranded on an island and having to decide whether to drink goat pee or goat blood. Yeech....
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Post by biostudent84 » Tue Feb 01, 2005 8:31 pm

Since all body fluids in the human mantain about a Sodium density of around 360 miliosmoles, urine and blood would have the same degree of salty taste.

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