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Does your blood type change with pregnancy?

Does your blood type change with pregnancy?

No: I agree with dr garvey. The answer is no. But if a health care provider ever says the type is different from what was determined in the past, a patient should ask a doctor to review her chart. Also anyone ever needing a blood transfusion should ask to see the blood type on the bag before it is given. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My blood type is o positive, and my husband is a negative. Will we have a+/- children, and would that make for high risk pregnancies?

My blood type is o positive, and my husband is a negative. Will we have a+/- children, and would that make for high risk pregnancies?

Possible issue: I would not consider an a/o incompatibility issue high risk, but worthy of monitoring. In your lifetime you have likely been sensitized to the proteins on the a blood cells & your antibodies will cross into baby & boost his/her chances of having jaundice.Most do well without rx & some require some special monitoring & help.I can remember only 1 case in 3 decades that gave me any real trouble. ...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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Is it possible that a blood type changes from rh- to rh+ without pregnancy? Used to be A- but recent blood donation says I'm A+

Is it possible that a blood type changes from rh- to rh+ without pregnancy? Used to be A- but recent blood donation says I'm A+

Weak Rh: About one person in 500 has a weak version of the Rh antigen that used to type as negative but now shows as positive. There's also such thing as a lab error. Phone the blood bank and ask for an explanation. ...Read more

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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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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

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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