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Doctor insights on: Can You Have A Different Blood Group To Your Parents

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Can I please have your reasons why you think so, e.G. For or against."should all parents be allowed to select the sex of their child through pgd/ivf?"

Can I please have your reasons why you think so, e.G. For or against."should all parents be allowed to select the sex of their child through pgd/ivf?"

Against: Unless there is some compelling extraordinary reason to do so, I am against it. In general, i feel that one of the downsides of human intelligence, is this need to control, control, control. Perhaps we should extract more wisdom from nature, rather than trying to direct and control. There is something to be said for the art of selflessness, as opposed to the actions of selfishness. ...Read more

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If one parent belongs to b blood type and another parent belongs to o blood type, is it possible for them to have a child with a blood type?

If one parent belongs to b blood type and another parent belongs to o blood type, is it possible for them to have a child with a blood type?

ABO blood typing is : Not sufficient to prove or disprove paternity or maternity because of possible testing difficulties. If concerned, consult your doctor. Chromosomal microarrays can be done on buccal swabs from parents ; infant by the lineagen company in salt lake city, ut, (801) 931-6224. If one parent has b blood type ; the other 0, one would expect their infant to have either b or o blood type. ...Read more

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Can having incompatible blood type with your husband cause you to not be able to have a baby with him?

Can having incompatible blood type with your husband cause you to not be able to have a baby with him?

Not at all: No blood groups of any different kind will not interfere with your having baby with him There is no incompatibility there Good Luck ...Read more

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If you had a mental illness that pushes you to stalk people in order to imitate them, what type of measures would it take to "get better"?

If you had a mental illness that pushes you to stalk people in order to imitate them, what type of measures would it take to "get better"?

Evaluation: It is difficult to give an opinion on such a presentation, it is much more helpful to you if you make an appointment with a psychiatrist and get face to face evaluation. The symptoms you describe can be associated with several disorders with different lines of treatment good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Is there a way to find out your baby's blood type without tests if you know both parents blood types?

Is there a way to find out your baby's blood type without tests if you know both parents blood types?

No: You can narrow down what the blood type of the child will be however you cannot be 100% sure what the blood type of the child is without testing since either the mother or the father can donate the gene for blood type. ...Read more

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If you have a stillbirth are you automatically referred to a genetic counselor?

If you have a stillbirth are you automatically referred to a genetic counselor?

No: Not automatically, because a stillbirth can have an obviously non-genetic cause, such as an umbilical cord accident. When the cause is unknown, a genetic investigation is indicated. ...Read more

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What are some signs that can tell you that you can't have kids or you have to go to the doctor to take some type of test?

What are some signs that can tell you that you can't have kids or you have to go to the doctor to take some type of test?

Family practice : There are no specific test to tell you that you can't get preg. Certain conditions may make it harder however and your dr can review them with you. Then set a plan to help you. ...Read more

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Do you and your partner have to carry the same mutation to have a child with CF ?

Do you and your partner have to carry the same mutation to have a child with CF ?

Not exactly: The mother and father can have different abnormalities in the gene. If the baby inherits two defective copies of the gene s/he is likely to get cf, even though the abnormalities are not exactly the same in parents. ...Read more

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Do you have suggestions as to the type of childbirth classes that a first time mom should attend?

Do you have suggestions as to the type of childbirth classes that a first time mom should attend?

General ob/ baby CPR: I think a class that covers natural childbirth, c/s, epidural, signs of labor.Etc would be a great class. ...Read more

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Is there a type of blood test that you can take to determine if you have anymore Accutane in your system?

Is there a type of blood test that you can take to determine if you have anymore Accutane in your system?

Accutane levels: An 80 mg dose of 14c-isotretinoin as a liquid had a half-life of 90 hours. Metabolites of Isotretinoin and any conjugates are ultimately excreted in the feces and urine in relatively equal amounts with half-lives of roughly one day. After 5-6 half lives you should be essentially free of drug. Levels can be done but may be quite costly. If you want to become pregnant would wait a week or more. ...Read more

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In medical school, how many students are there in a class ? Can you ask questions during a class? And do you have a separate teacher to help you ?

It varies a lot: Some of the basic science courses in medical school are taught to the entire class at the same time in a large auditorium. Others are in small groups of ten or so. In these classes there is a lot of give and take between the students and instructor. In my experience, questions were always encouraged and generally, the better the teacher, the more questions that are asked. ...Read more

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Can you have a doctor tear your hymen for you without a parent being in the room? Even when that parent agrees?

Can you have a doctor tear your hymen for you without a parent being in the room? Even when that parent agrees?

Depends: This should be a question to the health provider about their specific office protocol.In theory, such a procedure might be done in the office with a non parent chaperone present, this might be the office nurse. Some would do the procedure in a day surgery center, with several staff, depending on the extent of the procedure needed. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm a guy with Rh negative blood and my girlfriend is in the ABO group. if we were to have a child, would there be any problems?

What to do if I'm a guy with Rh negative blood and my girlfriend is in the ABO group. if we were to have a child, would there be any problems?

Blood type : Everyone has both ABO and Rh (+/-) factor. Like A+, or O-. The problems that happen with Rh- moms an Rh+ babies are prevented by giving mom a shot, called RhoGAM. That's the short version. If you are interested in knowing the details of how this works, check out http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/rh/ ...Read more

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But can if you belong to a suboxoneclinic CAN they order a test for neurotin?

But can if you belong to a suboxoneclinic CAN they order a test for neurotin?

Possibly: This is really dependent on your clinic healthcare practicioner and why you need the test done. Remember, any doctor can order a test. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to get your tubes tied? And if your younger than the age, could a parent sign for you to get them tied?

How old do you have to be to get your tubes tied? And if your younger than the age, could a parent sign for you to get them tied?

18: Outside of bilateral ectopic pregnancies, tubal ligation is an elective procedure. No rational gynecologist should agree to do a tubal ligation on a minor ( under 18 ) , even with parental consent. As long as there is. O threat to the patient's life. ...Read more

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What can you do to see a different doctor to your regular family one?

What can you do to see a different doctor to your regular family one?

That depends..: If it is a specialist - some offices accept self-referrals and others require referral from another medical provider. If you desire a second opinion your physician can often help to arrange this. Quite often, just picking up the phone will do the trick. But, check with your insurance company regarding specifics. ...Read more

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Can you be listed on an organ registry of people who have similar diseases to you so you can get organs quicker?

Can you be listed on an organ registry of people who have similar diseases to you so you can get organs quicker?

Not really but.....: The one exception i can think of is the case for kidney transplant in recipients that have hepatitis c. We don't give deceased donor kidneys from patients with exposure to hepatitis c to recipients that have never been exposed. The transmission rate approaches 100%. But for those recipients who have had hepatitis c, they can get a kidney quicker if they will agree to accept a hepatitis c organ. ...Read more

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