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how come i have such a uncomfortable physical reaction to seeing blood?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hemophobia ?: Your physiologic reaction could be due to a phobia (hemophobia). If this is problematic for you consider seeing a therapist for cognitive behavioral therapy or other forms of tx.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What is a rhesus blood group reaction?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Rh factor: The rhesus factor is an protein add on to the blood cell that divides all groups into those that have it or those that don't.People that are rh - can develop a destructive antibody that will attack any rh + cells & cause a transfusion reaction. Rh + cells don't react to rh- . The rh reaction is much more trouble than most problems with a to o or b to o reactions.

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