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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Micrhogam (Overview)

MICRhoGAM is an antibody based agent which is a kind of immune system affecting drug.


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What happens if I'm Rh negative and my b/fs Rh negative do I still need the micrhogam shot?

What happens if I'm Rh negative and my b/fs Rh negative do I still need the micrhogam shot?

No: No if you are both Rh- then the baby will be negative as well. If however, you had a child previously with a different partner who was Rh+ and the baby was also Rh+ then you might need one just to be safe. You should discuss this with your OB. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
2 doctors shared insights

Micrhogam (Overview)

MICRhoGAM is an antibody based agent which is a kind of immune system affecting drug.


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What happens if I'm Rh negative and my b/fs Rh negative do I still need the micrhogam shot?

No: No if you are both Rh- then the baby will be negative as well. If however, you had a child previously with a different partner who was Rh+ and the baby was also Rh+ then you might need one just to be safe. You should discuss this with your OB. ...Read more

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Rhogam or micrhogam shot expired in 2009, pregnant again, what to do?

Rhogam or micrhogam shot expired in 2009, pregnant again, what to do?

C ur OB: Need to start prenatal care, go to your Obstetrician or or to the health clinic, if you're Rh negative, you will need to have a new shot at 28 weeks and at time of labor, also in case you miscarry, God forbids. Do yourself and your unborn child a favor and start prenatal care early, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more

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Rhogam or micrhogam injection during pregnancy, what is this?

Rhogam or micrhogam injection during pregnancy, what is this?

Antibodies: If some of baby's blood enters the mother's blood stream and the infant is Rh + from the father and the mother is Rh -, then mother will make antibodies against babies blood that cross the placenta and destroy infant's blood causing anemia before birth and jaundice after birth. RhoGam is an antibody the destroys baby's blood in mom's circulation before she can recognize it. It works! ...Read more

Dr. Robert Bates jr.
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Rho Immune Globulin (Definition)

RHO immune globulin is an antibody based agent which is a kind of ...Read more