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I just found out that I have anti-e antibodies in my blood. I am not pregnant yet but want to try if no problems?

I just found out that I have anti-e antibodies in my blood. I am not pregnant yet but want to try if no problems?

Antibodies & preg: Anti-e antibodies mean that your body will react against blood or cells with an "e-antigen" marker. First and simplest step is for your partner to have his blood tested to find out whether he carries this antigen. If he doesn't carry it, then it will not be a problem if you get pregnant with him. If he does carry the antigen, consult with a high-risk specialist in advance to manage & monitor. ...Read more

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35 week of pregnancy, antibody anti-e (1:8).My blood group:ab ccd.Ee(rh pos), father b+.What does it mean?Why should we test the antogen of the father?

35 week of pregnancy, antibody anti-e (1:8).My blood group:ab ccd.Ee(rh pos), father b+.What does it mean?Why should we test the antogen of the father?

Rh is complicated: Anti-e ("anti big-e") is much less likely to be troublesome than anti-d (the common anti-rh antibody). You inherited two copies of the cde allele, one of several that you can get at your main rh locus, and the father of at least one of your children has at least one copy of an allele with a big e. Titer isn't so important as how junior seems to be doing before birth. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had anti-e antibody and healthy pregnancies then after 6 years recieve dianosis of ankylosing spondylitis and ms. Weird because all antibody tests are neg. Wrong diagnosis?

I had anti-e antibody and healthy pregnancies then after 6 years recieve dianosis of ankylosing spondylitis and ms. Weird because all antibody tests are neg. Wrong diagnosis?

See below: If you are concerned about the diagnosis, it never hurts to seek a second opinion which is difficult for us to do here without examining you, taking, a history, and reviewing your tests. ...Read more

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How long can a severe diabetic with a kidney transplant go without any medications i.E. Insulin, anti.Rejection?

How long can a severe diabetic with a kidney transplant go without any medications i.E. Insulin, anti.Rejection?

Hope not to find out: This is one of those things nobody can predict for an individual, and nobody wants to be unfortunate enough to find out. Patients should always carry extra medication if traveling, and know how and where to get refills if out of town. For a severe diabetic, one day without meds is not good. ...Read more

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Honest opinion on anti-inflammatory diet, I.e. paleo diet, as a lifestyle choice as well as alternative treatment for autoinflammatory disease.

Honest opinion on anti-inflammatory diet, I.e. paleo diet, as a lifestyle choice as well as alternative treatment for autoinflammatory disease.

Ask your doctor for: advice and possibly a complement food allergy panel done, since your history of idiopathic urticaria, inhalers (asthma?), and low hdl means you need to get a doctor involved with your diet!Paleo can be a great start, but if you eat too much meat proteins, you may be stressing your kidneys.So proper guidance is needed, and possibly working in tandem with a clinical nutritionist. May need to modify. ...Read more

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Does Anti TB drugs i.e rifampicin & isoniazid cause lump on vulva or outer labia majora?

Does Anti TB drugs i.e rifampicin & isoniazid cause lump on vulva or outer labia majora?

Should not: These medications should not cause lumps like that. Please see a doctor as soon as possible for an exam so that they can fine the cause of these lumps for you. ...Read more

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I am 20 years old and i've had many defeating attempts at sex. The only successful attempts were when i tried viagra (sildenafil). Are there other answers or will I have to take viagra (sildenafil) for the rest of my life

I am 20 years old and i've had many defeating attempts at sex. The only successful attempts were when i tried viagra (sildenafil). Are there other answers or will I have to take viagra (sildenafil) for the rest of my life

At : At 20 years old it seems unusual that you would have erectile dysfunction. Problems like this might be related to hormonal imbalances (testosterone), reaction to medications (especially antihypertensive medications, antidepressants), reaction to drugs( marijuana, etc), alcohol, and stress (performance anxiety or general stress/depression). It seems reasonable to see your physician for further evauation or referral to a urologist. ...Read more