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Can blood type be determined in fetus before birth?

Can blood type be determined in fetus before birth?

Yes, : Blood type of the fetus can be determined but it requires getting a blood sample, not an easy process and it has multiple risks for the pregnancy and fetus. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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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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When hospitals type and match blood, does it show the Rh factor or just the blood type?

When hospitals type and match blood, does it show the Rh factor or just the blood type?

Oh, MUCH more...: ABO type, Rh type, and a screen for any unusual antibodies from other groups that may affect the safety of transfuson. Typing blood is an extremely deep subject and there are actually dozens of types with which I'm experienced and many more that I've only read about. ...Read more

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How do I find out my blood type?

How do I find out my blood type?

Test for it: You can be tested for your blood type, by your doctor or through the red cross, etc. Or you can go to many labs and have your blood tested. ...Read more

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How do I find out what blood type I am?

How do I find out what blood type I am?

If healthy, DONATE!: There is always greater need than supply of blood products, so if healthy, donate a pint and you will receive a donor card with your blood type and rh factor on it (and save 3 people's lives!). That is the best way, and is free. Lab test can be ordered by your dr, but costs $ otherwise. ...Read more

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How do I find out what blood type I am?

If healthy, DONATE!: There is always greater need than supply of blood products, so if healthy, donate a pint and you will receive a donor card with your blood type and rh factor on it (and save 3 people's lives!). That is the best way, and is free. Lab test can be ordered by your dr, but costs $ otherwise. ...Read more

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What the best way to find out my blood type?

What the best way to find out my blood type?

Get tested,,,: Likely your best way of finding it out is to go get tested in an outpatient clinic or when you go donate blood at a blood drive. You would fill out a form, and if you don't know it, your blood would be tested, and you could get the information either there or possibly it might be sent to your regular doctor, whom you could see to find out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is some the most rare blood type?

What is some the most rare blood type?

See link: There are several rare blood types needed to save patients with multiple transfusions like sickle cell patients. This link will give more information regarding this matter: http://www.Redcrossblood. Org/sites/arc/files/pdf/ardp_and_sickle_cell_disease. Pdf
another rare one"bombay phenotype" (h/h, also known as oh) and is found in 1 of 10, 000 individuals in india and 1 in a million people in europe. ...Read more

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How could my blood type affect my future child?

It won't: This will only be an issue if there is a question of paternity. ...Read more

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How can you tell a baby's blood type (like rh)?

How can you tell a baby's blood type (like rh)?

Type and screen.: All donated blood are also tested for ABO and rh groups, along with the presence of red blood cell antibodies. This is known as a type and screen. Typing of blood the ABO and rh status. The sample is then screened for any alloantibodies that may react with blood. ...Read more

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What can someone do to obtain their blood type?

Blood test: It is a simple blood test and your doctor can order it. If you are healthy enough to donate blood, contact your local blood center and offer to donate blood. If you are found to be eligible to donate, they will do blood group typing and you can ask them for the results. ...Read more

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What is the best way to find out my blood type?

What is the best way to find out my blood type?

Donate Blood: We really need people to donate blood, if you donate they will give you your type. ...Read more

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Can you explain where did I inherit my blood type?

Parents: Your biological parents determine your blood type. Each parent has genes which determine their blood type, and the mixture of genes which their sperm and egg received when formed determine your blood type. In other words, blood types are inherited from both parents, but the particular combination you have may be different from either parent's individual gene makeup. ...Read more

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What will happen if you have a negative blood type?

What will happen if you have a negative blood type?

See below: There is no such thing as a negative blood type. I think you mean the rhesus factor is negative, as in A- vs. A+. The negative doesn't mean much except when the father of a developing fetus is positive and the mother is negative. On a subsequent pregnancy, it can cause problems for the fetus but this is prevented with a medicine called Rhogam. ...Read more

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What are the tests for blood type mismatch with baby?

See below: The cord blood can be tested in mothers who are type o and who's fathers are type a or b. Alternatively the blood can be tested on any newborn who is jaundiced. ...Read more

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I can figure out my blood type, how can I find out?

Birth records: Your birth records would have your blood type. If you donate blood, they will check and tell your blood type as well (for free). ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how o+ and o- blood type differ?

Rh factor: O+ has the rh factor and 0- blood does not have the rh factor. Rh negative blood can form antibodies against rh+ blood. Women who are rh- receive Rhogam @27 weeks in pregnancy to prevent this antibody formation and a second dose after delivery if the baby is rh+. ...Read more

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Is it true eating for your blood type can be beneficial?

Is it true eating for your blood type can be beneficial?

No Blood Type & Diet: There is No relationship between blood type and weight loss, gain or diet. A long time ago a book was written telling people to eat for their blood type, however, this has proven over time not to be true. If you are overweight eat a healthy diet with lower overall calories and avoid high glcyemic index carbs (rice, pasta, potatoes, some beans, sugar) and your hunger & weight will decrease. ...Read more

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Help please! Could blood type affect someone's personality?

No current evidence: This idea is especially popular in japan, that blood type can have a significant impact on personality. However, to date, there has been no statistically significant data to support this hypothesis. That said, most modern mental health professionals accept that personality is likely based in part on heredity (and not strictly experiences/environment) but blood type specifically not supported. ...Read more

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Is the eatting right for your blood type diet good for you?

Is the eatting right for your blood type diet good for you?

Probably Not: No conclusive medical studies to show that the blood type diet makes any difference. ...Read more

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What blood type do my child have if I am a+ n my husband o-?

What blood type do my child have if I am a+ n my husband o-?

A range: If you are heterozogous for your a, then junior can have type a or type o. If you are homozygous for your a, then junior can have type a only. If you are heterozygous for your rh (positive / negative), then junior can be either rh positive or rh negative. If you are homozygous for your rh positivity, junior will be positive. It's a bit trickier but this almost always works. ...Read more

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Have you had success following diet based on their blood type?

Have you had success following diet based on their blood type?

Lack of objective : Evidence. There is no valid data that blood groups affect nutrition of diets based on blood groups lack scientific validity. ...Read more

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What blood type do my children have if I am a+ & my husband is o+?

What blood type do my children have if I am a+ & my husband is o+?

A+ or O+: The natural child of a+ and o+ parents will be either a+ or o+. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what kind of foods should I eat for my blood type b-?

Can you tell me what kind of foods should I eat for my blood type b-?

Whatever you like: I'm sorry if you've been reading books by crooks. There's a series providing all kinds of advice for various blood groups, from the 1990s. It is totally made up as a money-maker. ...Read more

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My wife blood type o- you blood type o+ she's pergancey what's baby problem?

My wife blood type o- you blood type o+ she's pergancey what's baby problem?

Rh Incompatibility: Hi, if this is the first pregnancy nothing would happen unless ur wife has been exposed to a Rh-positive blood via transfusion before, with pregnancy a few fetus red Blood cell travels to mom's blood and cause an immune reaction, the Antibody produced by mom's immune system can travel to the fetus and cause a hemolytic Anemia, during pregnancy the doctor obtains ultrasound frequently ...Read more

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I have type ab blood, can I recieve any blood type, or donate to any blood type?

I have type ab blood, can I recieve any blood type, or donate to any blood type?

Not that simple : Regrettably it's not that simple anymore. There are multiple other blood antigens and antibodies that can cause symptoms during transfusions. Therefore, blood is cross matched prior to transfusion. That is not always foolproof such as in sensitized IgA deficient individuals. ...Read more