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rho immune globulin medication

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: No if you are both Rh- then the baby will be negative as well. If however, you had a child previously with a different partner who was Rh+ and the ba ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Antibodies: If some of baby's blood enters the mother's blood stream and the infant is Rh + from the father and the mother is Rh -, then mother will make antibodi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
C ur OB: Need to start prenatal care, go to your Obstetrician or or to the health clinic, if you're Rh negative, you will need to have a new shot at 28 weeks a ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
34 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not a big issue: Rh Immune Globulin is simply an injection of rh antibody. If you are rh+ that means you also have and can make rh antibody. As such there is no effe ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
IVIg, SCIg: Immunoglobulins are proteins that aour body produce with the major function of neutralizing microbes. They are also called antibodies. Some people are ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
No difference: No difference.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Active vs passive: A tetanus shot is designed to stimulate protective antibodies that take 2-4 weeks to make and will remain active in the patient for a decade. The imm ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Tetanus immune: globulin is used for treatment of tetanus, whereas a "tetanus shot" generally refers to the vaccine or immunization given preventatively ahead of time ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Depend on the pet: Many pets have such a low instance of having rabies that rabies prophylaxis is not indicated. If the pet has a significant chance of having rabies the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul SHETH
18 years experience Pediatrics
No: It is not recommended to get treatment/prevention for rabies after being bitten by a cat.

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