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Heard that a lot of spaniards have Rh negative. Why?

Heard that a lot of spaniards have Rh negative. Why?

Unknown: For some unknown reason basque people from northern spain & southern france have have a high incidence of rh negative blood, said to be about 35%, compared to general population elsewhere who have 15% incidence. Incidentally, eastern/oriental jews also have a higher incidence of rh negative peoples, reason agian unknown. ...Read more

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Can someone have o positive blood with a Rh negative factor if they had a lot of transfusions?

Can someone have o positive blood with a Rh negative factor if they had a lot of transfusions?

No.: O + means type 0, rh positive blood type. It is possible to give rh negative blood to an rh positive recipient, but not the other way around. Your blood doesn't change with transfusion (it's genetic). A person's blood type can change after bone marrow transplant from someone of a different blood type however. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you Rh negative?

What does it mean when you Rh negative?

Part of blood type: The rh protein is found on red blood cells in some people (rh positive) and not in others (rh negative). It really has no health consequences either way, except when an rh(-) women has multiple children with a rh(+) man. She can develop antibodies to rh which can cause problems for 2nd child onward. This problem, however, can be safely dealt with by your ob. ...Read more

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Please explain what it means to be Rh negative?

Please explain what it means to be Rh negative?

Lack D-antigen: "D" is a protein in a particular configuration that's present on many people's red cells, but missing on some. It's genetic, from birth. There's nothing really "negative" in any bad sense about not having it. However, folks who lack it make antibodies that destroy red cells (transfused, unborn child's) that do have it. It's a consideration in blood banking and pregnancy. ...Read more

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If I have Rh negative, could my baby be Rh negative?

If I have Rh negative, could my baby be Rh negative?

Rh blood type: Yes, your baby can either be rh negative or rh positive depending the father's blood type. ...Read more

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I'm Rh negative ..Whats that mean and should I be worried?

I'm Rh negative ..Whats that mean and should I be worried?

Stop worrying: about 15% of people are rh negative. Being a female if you are pregnant you will get a shot of Rhogam at 28 weeks and after delivery if the baby is rh positive to prevent problems with a future pregnancy. I am rh negative and got both shots each pregnancy since both of my kids were rh positive, ...Read more

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What does it mean when you are Rh negative? Im o- and Rh negative.

What does it mean when you are Rh negative? Im o- and Rh negative.

Lack the D antigen: You do not make the d antigen of the rh system. The little minus on o-/o neg means the same thing. If your unborn child has d antigen from dad, you can become sensitized to it; your obstetrician will know what to do in this case. ...Read more

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What is the difference between someone who is Rh negative and someone who is Rh null?

What is the difference between someone who is Rh negative and someone who is Rh null?

Super rare: Rh negative refers to the lack of a functional "D" antigen on red blood cells. Rh null, which is super rare, refers to a lack of D, but also C/c, and E/e antigens. These red blood cells have many other functional abnormalities. ...Read more

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What is Rh positive and Rh negative?

Blood group antigen: Rhesus (rh) blood group is one of the more than 20 different blood group systems. One of the markers in rh system is "d" that is used in the terminology you inquired about. If rh d is present the person is rh positive and vice versa. See this site for more info (more than one needs) http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/books/nbk2269/. ...Read more

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Im Rh negative im looking for a diet plan thats good for me?

Im Rh negative im looking for a diet plan thats good for me?

Rh irrelevant re:: Diet; not a factor. No good data supporting eating for blood type_hooey. ...Read more

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