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O Positive Blood Type Rh Factor
Blood test says my blood type is O Positive but on the part where is says Rh factor it says negative. How does that make sense? Mean something else?
It doesn't: It doesn't really, but here's what probably happened: If you're pregnant and getting prenatal labs, in RH negative patients who've had a previous pregnancy it's typical to test for RH factor antibody (an immune response against RH+ blood). This test is not necessary in RH+ women, but it was likely done by routine, and the result, as expected in negative since an RH+ person won't have RH Antibody ...Read more
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
Oh, MUCH more...: ABO type, Rh type, and a screen for any unusual antibodies from other groups that may affect the safety of transfuson. Typing blood is an extremely deep subject and there are actually dozens of types with which I'm experienced and many more that I've only read about. ...Read more
Hi doctors !whats Rh factor , is it good or bad for someone to have it with blood type what's the risk of Rh ?
Normal blood type: Rh factor refers to one of two major blood groups for all blood types. People are either rh positive or rh negative. It is important to know your rh status for receiving blood products. Rh determines blood compatibility and is neither good or bad. ...Read more
My blood type is rh- & my spouse is +. Are Rh factor problems common if my first child is rh+? I rec'd rhogam shots timely. Ttc 2nd child currently
Rh blood type: Being rh-, any child you bear that has rh+ blood type might be in danger of severe anemia. This incompatibility can be prevented by Rhogam injection at 28 weeks of gestation and again soon after the baby's birth . Having received Rhogam during your first pregnancy and after delivery will help prevent problems with your second baby. Good luck. ...Read more
Using : Using the ABO blood typing system- two parents with type o blood would have a baby with type o blood. The baby may or maynot be rh positive. ...Read more
Any vaccination will require to our unborn because of i and my wife have same o+positive blood type ?
What to do if I have o positive blood type. My older sister has o negative blood type. Is this possible?
Yes: It is entirely possible for two siblings to have different rh blood group types. ...Read more
Blood donor: Your red blood cells can be transfused into almost any other person who is rh positive. It has no implications for your health. ...Read more
My blood type is o (positive) , does that mean I can only recieve o ( positive or negative) in case of an emergency?
O Positive: O + blood type means you have the rh antibody. If you receive o negative blood, which has no rh antibody, you are ok. If you receive o+ blood, you're ok. But if you donate blood, there may be a problem to the recipient, if they have negative blood type. Any transfusion is preceded by a cross match wherein the two bloods are checked for compatibility to lessen the risk of transfusion react. ...Read more
Not a suitable issue: For self treatment. You are not likely to pick out the blood for your own transfusion. Blood banks do not give incompatible blood. O negative people are given o negative blood except in rare emergencies and even then only to males or post-menopausal women. ...Read more
Blood type: The baby will be o positive.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: If one parent is o+, and one is o-, the baby is definitely going to be type o. It might be + or - depending on the genetic mix during conception. ...Read more
I want to know how do you know a baby is yours by blood type like if your mines was o negative and the female is a positive does it make a o positive baby
Yes. : Yes. O positive is a possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
Universal donor: Great wikipedia question. If that does not answer enough lets do 2nd opinion. ...Read more
If my husband blood type is b negative and my blood type is o positive what will the baby blood type be?
It can be either: B or O, positive or negative, depending on which 2 genes you both carry. Your husband may have 2 B genes, or a B and an O gene. You may have two positive genes or a positive and a negative gene. B+O would equal B, O+O would equal O. Negative + negative = negative, while negative + positive = positive. It depends on what you both carry and what you pass on! ...Read more