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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The clients blood typing reveals Rh antigens what blood type would the client have Rh receptive, Rh negative , Rh resistant, Rh positive
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+
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
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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