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Ab Positive Blood Type And Pregnancy
It's a good thing...: You have one of the more rare blood types. It is in about 3% of the population. But the good news is, AB positive is known as the "Universal Recipient". That means in case of an emergency, you can receive a transfusion from anybody. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Antiphospholipid syndrome, fmd, and raynauds syndrome, ab positive blood type, what can I do to be healthy?
See details: A very good question. The most important thing to do is to stay on your meds and continue under the care of doctors who are knowledgeable about your medical problems. Continue to eat correctly, watch your weight and exercise regularly. ...Read more
Either: Not enough information, since the rh-factor can either be transmitted or not, so could be either. Equally challenging to see if you are a, b, or ab blood type, depending on mom's blood type. Can donate blood and they'll send you a donor card with your blood type & rh factor (and you will save 3 people's lives!). ...Read more
Hi doctor hope that you are doing well. I have ab positive blood group and my girlfriend has ab negative blood type can we marry?
Yes but: be sure to see a doctor when it is time for her to have a baby. She will need an injection of a drug called RhoGam at delivery in order to prevent her from forming antibodies against the Rh factor, preventing future pregnancies. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Can a father with a o positive and a mother with a ab positive make a kid with a a1 positive blood type?
My blood type is o positive, and my husband is a negative. Will we have a+/- children, and would that make for high risk pregnancies?
Possible issue: I would not consider an a/o incompatibility issue high risk, but worthy of monitoring. In your lifetime you have likely been sensitized to the proteins on the a blood cells & your antibodies will cross into baby & boost his/her chances of having jaundice.Most do well without rx & some require some special monitoring & help.I can remember only 1 case in 3 decades that gave me any real trouble. ...Read more
Several ways: A & b are codominant over o. If one parent has ao alleles & other bo they can have a, b, o & ab offspring. Rh+ is dominant over rh-. If both parents have rh+ & rh- alleles they are rh+ but can pass on the rh- trait & have rh+ & rh- kids. This also happens if one parent is rh-. ...Read more
I am 56 male regular every 70 day blood donor AB positive RH negative. 5 monyhs back my hemoglobin count went from my usual 14.7 dropping to 7.3. My m?
Blood typing: When one says that they have a-, b-, o-, or ab- blood they mean to say that they are rhesus factor negative. The rh blood group system is second only to the ABO system in importance in transfusion medicine. Antibodies to rh antigens such as d, c, and e arise following transfusions and pregnancy. They are responsible for hemolytic disease of the newborn and severe hemolytic transfusion reactions. ...Read more
Find out why...: If you were in urgent need of blood and no AB(-) was available, you could be given AB(+), rather than wait for it to be shipped in from a great distance. That is usually the case. ...Read more
Rh factor: The positive or negative refers to the presence of rh factor which is another blood cell marker. ...Read more
Antinuclear ab: positive, speckled; titer to follow. Ana titer: 1:40 anti-dna (sle): < 4 iu/ml
is this a positive blood test for sle?
I`m pregnant, have rh-positive blood type and Coombs test is positive. It`s my second pregnancy, in first i had negative coombs. Will my baby be ok?
When develops baby's blood type? At what stage of pregnancy? I have negative blood my husband positive
Conception: Blood type is determined genetically, so the baby's blood type was determined at conception. Since you are rH negative, if you have vaginal bleeding or a miscarriage you will need to be treated with a product called rhogam to prevent future immune responses to any future pregnancies. ...Read more
What will happen if you have a negative blood type and your bf had a positive blood type during a pregnancy?
Rh negative: If a woman is Rh negative, and the father of her baby is Rh positive, there is a good chance that their baby will be Rh positive. When a Rh neg mom carries a Rh pos baby, there is a good chance that at some point during the pregnancy, their blood will mix and cause the mom's blood to make antibodies which attack the babies blood causing anemia. Mom's take rhogam to prevent this. ...Read more
Yes, not Right Issue: Blood type: thousands of proteins on the surface of cells. Abo & rh were the first 2 & most important (in terms of transfusion reactions) types characterized historically. There are hundreds more "types". O means neither a or b. A means a from 1 parent. B means b from 1 parent. Thus a+a, b+b, a+b or o. Rh+ means present. Rh- means not present. A o+rh- mom might reject a+b+rh+ fetus but usually ok. ...Read more
Universal donor: Great wikipedia question. If that does not answer enough lets do 2nd opinion. ...Read more
Can two parents with o positive blood type make an a positive child? I've heard different answers
Using : Using the ABO blood typing system- two parents with type o blood would have a baby with type o blood. The baby may or maynot be rh positive. ...Read more
Any vaccination will require to our unborn because of i and my wife have same o+positive blood type ?
If my husband blood type is b negative and my blood type is o positive what will the baby blood type be?
It can be either: B or O, positive or negative, depending on which 2 genes you both carry. Your husband may have 2 B genes, or a B and an O gene. You may have two positive genes or a positive and a negative gene. B+O would equal B, O+O would equal O. Negative + negative = negative, while negative + positive = positive. It depends on what you both carry and what you pass on! ...Read more
What to do if I have o positive blood type. My older sister has o negative blood type. Is this possible?
Yes: It is entirely possible for two siblings to have different rh blood group types. ...Read more