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Does The Rh Factor In Blood Help Prevent Allergies
The commonly used terms rh factor, rh positive and rh negative refer to the d antigen of the rh blood group system. In addition to its role in blood transfusion, the rh blood group system—specifically, the d antigen—is used to determine the risk of hemolytic disease of the newborn (hdn). Hdn sometimes occurs when an rh negative mother has an anti-d antibody and gives birth to ...Read more
If my husband and I have an Rh factor issue (he has a+ blood and mine is o neg), can we still have a baby?
It can mean a lot.: This is an important factor to match up for a transfusion itself so there is no antibody reaction from the recipient if they are rh neg. And donor is rh pos.. It is extermely important in women of childbearing age who are rh neg. To be sure they get no rh pos. Blood so there is no chance that they develop antibodies in case they have an rh pos. Child and so have hemolytic disease of the newborn. ...Read more
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
My girlfriends blood grp is A-ve and my blood group is O+ve.can we have normal kids?? will RH factor play any role??
Blood test says my blood type is O Positive but on the part where is says Rh factor it says negative. How does that make sense? Mean something else?
It doesn't: It doesn't really, but here's what probably happened: If you're pregnant and getting prenatal labs, in RH negative patients who've had a previous pregnancy it's typical to test for RH factor antibody (an immune response against RH+ blood). This test is not necessary in RH+ women, but it was likely done by routine, and the result, as expected in negative since an RH+ person won't have RH Antibody ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My blood type is rh- & my spouse is +. Are Rh factor problems common if my first child is rh+? I rec'd rhogam shots timely. Ttc 2nd child currently
Rh blood type: Being rh-, any child you bear that has rh+ blood type might be in danger of severe anemia. This incompatibility can be prevented by Rhogam injection at 28 weeks of gestation and again soon after the baby's birth . Having received Rhogam during your first pregnancy and after delivery will help prevent problems with your second baby. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
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