A 36-year-old female asked:
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Wht the meaning of ABO imcompatibility? Am 27wks preg.My blood grp is o+ve, hus's is a+.Any pblms?1st pregnancy.But i had a premature delivery at21wk

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Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience in Pediatrics
BLOOD GROUP: Incompatibility: is cause of neonatal jaundice. 2 major blood groups: #1) abo: person is a, b, ab or o. #2). Rh: positive or negative. In rh type, if mother is rh neg, baby rh pos, then baby gets jaundice, can be severe, worsens in subsequent preg. Anti-d inj. Given to mom. In ABO type, if mother is 'o' and baby 'a' or 'b', jaundice seen in the baby, usually mild, easy to treat. Don't worry.
Answered on Jan 12, 2015

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