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rh incompatibility

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy risk: The presence or absence of the Rh factor is what makes our blood type either positive or negative. Rh incompatibility occurs when a woman with a neg ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
RhoGam: Your physician knows about this and there's more than a 99% chance you'll be fine.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Simple lab test: Mothers are generally screened prenatally for several issues. Your blood type will be part of that screening. If you are rh positive, your baby will n ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Discuss with doctor: If you are rh negative and the baby is or could be rh positive, your doctor can monitor you for the development of antibodies and also try to prevent ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unclear question: It is not feasible to answer your question as there is no incompatibility between a person's red cells and other cells.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Sensitization: Mom is rh negative. Dad is rh positive. The baby, possibly both, are also rh positive. The first pregnancy will sensitize mom causing her to produc ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
No: With current preventive measures and modern obstetrical care there is now rarely a problem.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Huge subject: Whole textbooks deal with this subject. It's so large I wouldn't even be able to refer you to a reliable website. You may want to start with the AABB ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ben Bronicel
24 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Close to it: Close to it.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Only Rh: If there is no immediate adverse reaction to ABO incompatible transfusion, there are no long term effects. For Rh mismatch, it could result in develop ... Read More

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