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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
Generally no: A negative Rh factor does not make a baby more susceptible to disease in their lifetime, either thru infection, environmental factors or bad habits. In the rare instance where they might need a blood transfusion, they could only get it from Rh negative donors.Females would require more monitoring during pregnancy if their spouse was Rh+.It is generally of no longterm consequence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Disclose the facts: You can donate blood, though depending on the factor deficiency, your plasma may not be used. It is important that you disclose the deficiency to the blood collection agency and answer all other questions truthfully. ...Read more
How do the surgeons use red blood cells to increase the blood whilst fibroids surgery ?Is there such a thing? Trying to avoid a blood transfusion ?
Transfusion: You are very concerned about blood transfusion. In a healthy, young female it is unusual event during myomectomy, unless surgeon is famous for significant blood loss. Talk to the surgeon and frankly ask about 5 last cases of myomectomy. Did patients receive transfusion. If 3 out of 5 did, may be you should look for another surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will determining the factors that cause the immune system to attack beta cells lead to finding a cure for diabetes?
Does the eye, if exposed to viruses/bacteria/cancer fluids, have any protective mechanisms? Like the way one's immune system attacks viruses in blood?
Any prescribed blood thinner does not wear down a blood clot in the majority of cases. Care to reply?
Body does it: There are 'clot dissolving' drugs which directly break up clots, but most traditional 'blood thinners' simply prevent additonal clot being laid down, while the body's natural defenses dissolve existing clot. ...Read more
We all already know that the sympathetic system has a role in increase the blood pressure .. But when can the sympathetic help in decrease it ?
Is there a link bw rh- blood types and autoimmune? Had rh+ baby, needed rhogam, can this cause antibodies in my blood and developing autoimmune sympt?
How does thrompocytopenia result in Hemorrhage?.. Whats the Main role of plateles that gets hampered due to dengue fever?
See below: Platelets are the first line of defense in plugging any hole in a blood vessel. Microscopic holes happen with natural activity. Lack of platelets allows bleeding. Thrombocytopeina in Dengue occurs to due a combination of issues. You may consult this site for information. http://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/dengue/012-23.pdf ...Read more
Weak Rh: These people used to test rh negative, but are in fact rh positive. Du is a non-problem. I'm glad you're taking a proactive approach to your health, and thanks for writing. ...Read more
When donating a kidney, what is the blood type that is universal? Explain the different blood types for donating. Ex: Rh can donate to a+ etc...
Relationship btwn autoimmunedisorder and cytokine? As in: does having an a.D. Raise/lower the risk of cytokine storm due to infection? Anti inflam. Diet beneficial for helping either?
Cytokine storm: Cytokine storm is caused by the release of over 150 proinflammatory products including cytokines. It is uncommon in autoimmune disorders unless an infection such as sars or swine flu or severe influenza is also present. Sometimes the cause is unclear. There is no confirmation that an anti-cytokine diet is helpful under those circumstances. Gemfibrozole, ok40 igg, anti tnf agents may help experimen. ...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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