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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Blood Type (Definition)

Refers to the proteins present or not present on the surface of red blood cells. The types are a, ...Read more


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Can your blood type change?

Can your blood type change?

No: It should be a constant genetic character of your genomic make up of your blood it would not change it may of been measured incorrectly some minor antigens can be detected which were not detected earlier but the major blood group should not change if you had a blood transfusion you may see different types of blood but that is unusual. ...Read more

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Can your blood type change with age?

Can your blood type change with age?

No: Old methods may have shown a weak-a or a weak-b as an o, and a weak rh as negative. A few diseases produce molecules adsorbed to red cells that may change the way they type. ...Read more

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The clients blood typing reveals Rh antigens what blood type would the client have Rh receptive, Rh negative , Rh resistant, Rh positive

The clients blood typing reveals Rh antigens what blood type would the client have Rh receptive, Rh negative , Rh resistant, Rh positive

Rh : Rh antigens are present in every blood. You would need to be more specific. Also, they blood type (a, b, ab, 0) is not connected/related to the rh + or rh - types; they are inherited independently. ...Read more

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Should blood type change how you eat?

Should blood type change how you eat?

A Fad - Probably Not: Blood type refers to thousands of proteins & glyco-proteins on the surface of cells, especially red blood cells. Abo and rh types refer to only the first 2 & most important (in terms of transfusion reactions) characterized historically. There are hundreds more "types", the reason blood cross-typing is always performed before transfusions. Types reflect genes - but clear basis for selecting foods. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your blood type to change?

Is it normal for your blood type to change?

No.: Your blood type never changes. If this appears to be the case there has been an administrative error somewhere. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a lymphoma change your blood type expression (agglutination) from o to b?

Please tell me, could a lymphoma change your blood type expression (agglutination) from o to b?

No, but...: There are carcinomas that produce carbohydrates that can bind to type o blood cells and mimic b, but i've not heard of a lymphoma doing that. However, there are a few "weak b" blood groups that have typed as o's in the past. I'll bet this is you. Your blood bank knows how to deal with these. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How change blood type after bone marrow transplant?

Donor stem cells.: The donor's blood forming cells "take over" after a successful transplant and make the red cell type of the donor's. Also the recipient acquires the immune system of the donor as well. ...Read more