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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