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Doctor insights on: Rhesus Negativity

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How can I deal with negativity around me?

Very broad question: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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What is the solution to rhesus compactibility?

What is the solution to rhesus compactibility?

Rhogam: For rh factor incompatibility during pregnancy, a shot of Rhogam is give. ...Read more

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What effects can rhesus disease have on my baby?

What effects can rhesus disease have on my baby?

RhoGam can obviate: Rhogam is an injectible medication that can remove (obviate) any future problems with the rh negative issue. There is a great pamphlet for more on the subject here: http://www. Acog. Org/publications/patient_education/bp027.Cfm. ...Read more

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No one but my grandfather is rhesus negative, why?

No one but my grandfather is rhesus negative, why?

Shouldn't be: A problem.! female off spring should be checked? - but mostly not a problem. ...Read more

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How will I know if rhesus has had an impact on my baby?

How will I know if rhesus has had an impact on my baby?

Follow titers: There is a blood test they can do on you every few weeks called titers. They measure your bodies reaction to the baby's blood type. If the titers start going up then they will need to check to see if the baby has developed anemia. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned for my baby's welfare if I am rhesus negative?

Should I be concerned for my baby's welfare if I am rhesus negative?

No: If you are rh negative, you should get a shot of Rhogam if you have bleeding during pregnancy, at 28 weeks and after birth if your baby is rh+. During pregnancy, some of the baby's blood passes to the mother. If the baby is +, the mom develops antibodies to rh. They won't affect the current baby but can attack the red blood cells with the next baby if it is rh+. That can cause stillbirth. ...Read more

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How does the Rhesus factor (Rh) affect the health of an individual?

It doesn't: It's a non-problem except when a mother who lacks it is pregnant with a baby who has it from Dad. We need to give an injection to prevent her from becoming sensitized against future pregnancies. Beyond this, anyone who tells you that you are special risk for something or need to do something because of your Rh status is misinformed or worse. ...Read more

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My blood is rhesus negative. What is that? My card says rhdneg. What is that?

My blood is rhesus negative. What is that? My card says rhdneg. What is that?

Don't worry: It only means you don't have a certain antibody that is only of significance when you're donating or receiving blood or if you're pregnant. Otherwise, it's useless information. ...Read more

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Negativity? There are some points in a day where I feel very negative about my health, assuming its hypochondria. What can I do to stop these thoughts

Negativity? There are some points in a day where I feel very negative about my health, assuming its hypochondria. What can I do to stop these thoughts

Counselor?: That's an obvious answer--my thought is get into a workout program or martial arts & after a few months of vigorous exercise you may be convinced you are in pretty good shape! If that doesn't appeal go the obvious route! ...Read more

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How to get rid of my negativity?

Stay positive: It sounds like you are already half way there. You want to be more positive, so you will be. Believe in yourself. The best thing to do is to listen to yourself and don't allow yourself to say negative things. Make a rule for yourself and stick to your rules, a code for living. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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What is a rhesus blood group reaction?

What is a rhesus blood group reaction?

Rh factor: The rhesus factor is an protein add on to the blood cell that divides all groups into those that have it or those that don't.People that are rh - can develop a destructive antibody that will attack any rh + cells & cause a transfusion reaction. Rh + cells don't react to rh-. The rh reaction is much more trouble than most problems with a to o or b to o reactions. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a rhesus blood group?

A bit complicated: If a woman lacks the rhesus group, and has a pregnancy with a baby who is positive then she can be sensitized to the rhesus group and have a major impact on a subsequent pregnancy. ...Read more

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How healthy are children from a rhesus positive mothers and rhesus negative fathers?

How healthy are children from a rhesus positive mothers and rhesus negative fathers?

Depends on variables: With modern obstetrical treatments this is a non issue. They grow up to have normal lives with no effect. If someone does not follow current practices, they can have babies that are severely impaired with deafness, retardation and cerebral palsy. ...Read more

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Why is there a lot of negativity towards ssri's compared with other medications?

Why is there a lot of negativity towards ssri's compared with other medications?

All antidepressants: Are involved. The " black box" warning is probably what you are referring to that warns of possible suicidal thinking when antidepressants are taken. Unfortunately it scares off people who need and could benefit from those medications. Medication to stop smoking also has tthe same warnings. In certain populations it has resulted in less use of those meds and subsequently increased suicide rates. ...Read more

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Can rhesus affect fertility? If both couple are positive, can it lead to infertility?

Can rhesus affect fertility? If both couple are positive, can it lead to infertility?

Baby's health: Rh factor typically does not affect fertility, but it can affect a woman's secondary and beyond pregnancies if she is rh negative and her partner is rh positive. The baby inherits the positive trait and those rh+ proteins can get in the mother's blood. Her body then makes antibodies against this protein. The next time she gets pregnant, the antibodies can attack the fetus. Rhogam shots can prevent. ...Read more

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Can a blood test determine the positivity or negativity of Angina pectoris? If yes, which 1 is it please?

Can a blood test determine the positivity or negativity of Angina pectoris? If yes, which 1 is it please?

NO: And you are much too young to be concerned about angina unless you are doing cocaine or other drugs. If you are asking for someone else who is having chest pain, please have them see a physician for other testing for angina. There is no blood test. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi im miscarring my baby at 5 weeks im o rhesus negative wil I need to get the anti d injection currently av 2 kids an had to get it after both births?

Hi im miscarring my baby at 5 weeks im o rhesus negative wil I need to get the anti d injection currently av 2 kids an had to get it after both births?

Generally, yes: The usual practice is to immunize an rh negative mother with Rhogam for future pregnancies. It is a harmless shot and prevents possible complications should you have a future pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a b-positive blood type person to marry a rhesus negative person?

Is it ok for a b-positive blood type person to marry a rhesus negative person?

Yes, not Right Issue: Blood type: thousands of proteins on the surface of cells. Abo & rh were the first 2 & most important (in terms of transfusion reactions) types characterized historically. There are hundreds more "types". O means neither a or b. A means a from 1 parent. B means b from 1 parent. Thus a+a, b+b, a+b or o. Rh+ means present. Rh- means not present. A o+rh- mom might reject a+b+rh+ fetus but usually ok. ...Read more

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Is there any oter way to check if you are rhesus negative, I cringe at the thought of a blood test on my arm, can they withdraw it from anywhere else?

Is there any oter way to check if you are rhesus negative, I cringe at the thought of a blood test on my arm, can they withdraw it from anywhere else?

Needle-shy? Can fix: You'll be getting blood drawn from your arm at most physician office visits from now on. You're a grown woman now, and people will think the less of you if you're not brave like the rest of us. If this is severe, ask about psychotherapy to overcome it; if not, get with friends and say "we're brave" and donate your first unit of blood -- bigger needle, helps people, conquers fear. ...Read more

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Do I need anti-d injection if both parents are rhesus negative?

Do I need anti-d injection if both parents are rhesus negative?

Yes: If both your parents are rh negative then you must be rh negative. If your partner is rh positive then your baby may be rh positive in which case you would need rhogam. ...Read more

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My doctor says I am 0 rhesus positive, what is my blood group?

My doctor says I am 0 rhesus positive, what is my blood group?

Blood group O+: Blood group O means that there is no A no B antigene on the surface of RBC only D antigene that determines your rhesus positive, and you have anti-A and anti-B naturally occurring antibodies in your plasma. You can receive blood of blood group O+ or O-. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of negativity in your mind and soul and home?

How can you get rid of negativity in your mind and soul and home?

See below: Can't change the past, can't predict the future, only can focus on the present. Look at things that are positive in your life (however small); look at positive aspects of your environment, do an inventory of the positive aspects of your own self (what you do well, there's always something and write it down). At the end of the day do a summary - -things I laughed at, best food I ate, best joke, etc. ...Read more

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Would implantation bleeding with 3rd pregnant require rhesus negative injection?

Would implantation bleeding with 3rd pregnant require rhesus negative injection?

No: Rhogam is needed if there is any chance that a babies rh positive blood would cross over to the mother. This isn't possible at 7-14 days after conception. ...Read more

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I want to get rid of possesiveness, frequent temperorary depression and negativity?

I want to get rid of possesiveness, frequent temperorary depression and negativity?

What about?: Frequent temporary depression and negativity can come from a wide variety of causes; when you say "possessiveness" it sounds possible that you're having some relationship issues as well? You'd probably get the best results from psychotherapy with a psychologist or other psychotherapist on your concerns. A psychiatrist may be an important member of your health team also. Be well. ...Read more

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I feel bored out of my mind and depressed. How do I get over this constant negativity?

I feel bored out of my mind and depressed. How do I get over this constant negativity?

By addressing your: Depression. It isn't uncommon for someone who is depressed to have negative thoughts. Encourage you to seek talking therapy. Consider seeing a psychologist for cognitive behavioral therapy. Get in physical activity everyday (preferably with some of it outdoors), get 8 hours of sleep per night, avoid alcohol & eat at least 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Check tai chi or meditation. ...Read more

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Which medication (or combination) for gad and panic most closely effects the brain like mdma without the negativity associated with it?

Which medication (or combination) for gad and panic most closely effects the brain like mdma without the negativity associated with it?

Might not exist: Mdma acts as a releasing agent of serotonin, norepinephrine, and Dopamine (da). Effexor (venlafaxine) is potentiating both serotoning and norepinephrine so it is quite similar except for no effect on dopamine. Combination of Effexor (venlafaxine) with an antiparkinson agent might be most similar but it may have negative effects like mdma. ...Read more

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I'm rhesus negative a rehsus d negative my antibodies are high I'm 19weeks pregnant my consultant is doing doppler scans is this the same a MCA scan?

I'm rhesus negative a rehsus d negative my antibodies are high I'm 19weeks pregnant my consultant is doing doppler scans is this the same a MCA scan?

Maybe: Depends what your consultant is asking to be done (or doing?). An MCA scan is a doppler exam of the middle cerebral arteries of the fetus's brain. So, you need to ask. Is the consultant doing the, "doppler" in his office? Are you being referred to some sort of imaging facility? ...Read more