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how much rhogam is given after delivery

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: In most hospitals they will test the mom's and baby's blood to determine how much you need (if any). You only need Rhogam if you are rh negative and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not good: It is the standard of care to administer Rhogam at 28 weeks gestation. Unless you bleed, you will probably not be exposed to the baby's blood until y ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Unlikely: If you miscarry, it is likely not related to the Rh problem. Usually the first pregnancy after a missed Rhogam results in fairly mildly hemolytic dis ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
What did your OB say: If you have no invasive procedures, it will be given at 28 weeks.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Regret: Likely a lifetime of regret.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prevents death : Bleeding after delivery (post partum hemorrhage) throughout human history is one if the leading causes of death in women. Fortunately in first world c ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Sublett
45 years experience Internal Medicine
For what?: Would ask why the Decadron (dexamethasone) im is needed?
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Short term use fine: A single injection is generally not considered a contraindication for BF . Steroids are stress hormones we make naturally & are sometimes given to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Rabies prevention: For a 'real' exposure, immediate protection is usually given in the form of rabies immune globulin. I wonder if you were given that? The rabies vacci ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
1 year: It is recommended you wait at least 1 plus years because of increased risk of abnormal placental implantation when you conceive earlier.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: But tylenol (acetaminophen) is one of the safest drugs in pregnancy, it will not harm the baby just take as directed.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Everything starts improving after you deliver, but fluid retention can last for up to two weeks. When the fluid retention resolves, blood pressure an ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies a little: If you had a medical abortion, bleeding can be extremely heavy but for only an hour or so. You should not have that much bleeding after a surgical ab ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Less than 2 weeks: They should be delivered within 2 weeks of due date.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
39 years experience Family Medicine
72 hours: Ideally given within 72 hours of delivery. Can give within 28 days if can't give with the 72 hours after delivery.
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A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
52 years experience Neonatology
No: colimex or dicyclomine is a drug blocks the signals of the muscles not only of the gut but other muscles too.it can cause baby to sleep more this pre ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Virginio Rodriguez
35 years experience Pediatrics
NO SEX FOR 1 WEEK...: ...UNLESS USING A BARRIER METHOD TOO UNTIL THEN... http://beforeplay.org/2013/12/how-long-after-i-get-on-birth-control-is-it-safe-to-have-sex/
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not only.: Rhogam is supposed to be administer to rh negative and anti-d antibody negative women after amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, miscarriage, abo ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Varies: Unfortunately you need to call specific providers to find out.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
A few minutes: It is generally delivered within 5 minutes, though it can take as long as 30 minutes. If it has not been delivered by then, a manual extraction may b ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Having an uncomplicated does not increase your risk of poor outcomes in the next pregnancy, even if you get pregnant right away. Good luck!

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