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A 27-year-old female asked:

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a rh d positive blood group?

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Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
A common condition: D+ is the most common rh finding. It is usually referred to as rh positive. It is not a situation that has any particular advantages or disadvantages other than testing for transfusion is needed. That is standard for all tranfusions.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

What is the different between the blood group "a Rh 'd' positive" and "o Rh 'd' positive"?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Group A and O: The different is one has blood group o+ - and the other has blood group a+. Group o has no antigen a and b, but has antibody to a and b. So, group o is a universal donor- and the blood can be given to people with different blood group. Group a has antigen a, and antibody b. So, can receive group a or o blood. Group o only can receive blood group o if needed any blood transfusion.
A 33-year-old female asked:

My blood group test found that i'm a Rh d positive should I be concern

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No, nothing special: A positive, a+, a rh positive, and a rhd positive are four ways of saying the same thing. It is one of the basic blood types, so there is nothing to worry about just because a person is a+ blood type.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What is advantage or disadvantage of o+ blood group?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Universal donor: The advantage is that you are a universal donor- which means you can donate your blood and the blood can be used and be given to people with different type of blood group. Which means you can do a lot of good karma. The disadvantage is that if you ever need packed red blood cell transfusion-you should only get a type o blood, which unfortunately -is not very common.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
This is sound advice. There is a "pop" book series that makes a huge variety of false claims and bogus recommendations for different blood types. Ignore them.
Oct 6, 2013
Malaysia
A 31-year-old male asked:

My blood group is 0+. What is the advantages and the disadvantages?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Blood groups: Blood gr o+ can be a donor to all other groups whereas, if you need blood, you can only get o group blood, which is scarce.

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Hello sir, my blood group b positive my boy friend blood group a1b negative can we marry?
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