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What is the price for a rhogam shot in atlanta ga?

What is the price for a rhogam shot in atlanta ga?

Ask your pharmacist.: It is an expensive injection and it is probably best if you can ask your local pharmacist to get some pricing for you...It should be covered by your insurrance, though.
Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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What happens if I don't get a rhogam shot after miscarriage?

RhoGAM: If your blood type is negative, and don't receive the rhogam, you may reject the next fetus, if you become pregnant with a blood type positive baby (if your partner is blood type positive). ...Read more

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If a rhogam shot only stays in your system 12 weeks how does it help future pregnancies?

Rhogam: When a mother with rh- blood has a baby with rh+ blood, the immune system of the mother will make antibodies against the baby red cell at delivery and will stay in the mother's blood and if another baby of rh+ is conceived this baby will be attacked in utero, Rhogam prevent the mother from making antibody angainst the bady, s blood thus prevent attack to the next rh+ baby. ...Read more

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Do I need to get the rhogam shot earlier for 2nd pregnancy? I am rh- and my husband is rh+

Do I need to get the rhogam shot earlier for 2nd pregnancy? I am rh- and my husband is rh+

Yes: So u do not get sensitized as this could be very bad for an unborn fetus and it will make it very hard in the future for u to be typed if u need blood. ...Read more

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I had a rhogam shot when I found out I was pregnant I miscarried, do I need another rhogam?

I had a rhogam shot when I found out I was pregnant I miscarried, do I need another rhogam?

Yes: You need another shot as you may have been exposed to significant blood from your baby and if that baby was rh+ you have a risk of developing rh antibodies. ...Read more

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I had to have a pregnancy terminated. I'm Rh neg but I didn't get my rhogam shot until 81 hours after. Could it still work? When can I find out?

It still could work: Rhogam can work up to 96 hours, so you have a good chance of being protected. You need an antibody screen drawn in about 6-8 weeks to be sure. Good luck! Dr. S ...Read more

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What happens if the mother has rh+ blood and her newborn has rh- blood, is she exempt from the rhogam shot?

Yes: Rh+ mothers will never be given a Rhogam shot on purpose. It is specific treatment for Rh negative mothers who might at some point carry a Rh+ baby. ...Read more

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If I don't get the rhogam shot what will happen?

Risk for future baby: Rhogam is supposed to prevent you from developing anti d antibodies that could cause serious problems for future babies/fetuses. Those problems include: anemia, jaundice, hydrops fetalis, death. This risk is greater if we know for sure that product of current pregnancy had blood type rh positive and there was significant transfer of fetal blood into your body. You should discuss it with your doc. ...Read more

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How much thimerosal is in the Rhogam shot?

No mercury in Rhogam: April 16, 2001, the FDA approved production of RhoGAM without thimerosal and the company agreed to distribute only product without the preservative. (source: FDA. Gov) ...Read more

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Is it safe to get rhogam shot after 28 weeks?

After delivery: In this is your first Rh positive baby and you are Rh negative, Rhogam is customarily given after the delivery and assurance that the baby has a Rh positive blood type to prevent you from forming antibodies for your next Rh positive baby during pregnancy which can be harmful to the fetus. ...Read more

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Does the Rhogam shot show up on a blood test?

Not usually: The Rho-gam is an immune antibody against Rh. The only was it would show is if you tested specifically for anti-Rh antibodies. ...Read more

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If you're Rh negative and get the rhogam shot does that mean you're now Rh positive?

RhoGam: If you are rh-, you are rh- for life. Its determined by your genes. A shot of Rhogam just prevents you from developing antibodies to the rh factor. The Rhogam you receive only lasts about 12 weeks. ...Read more

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Is it a specific blood type that needs rhogam shot or is it just any negative blood type?

Is it a specific blood type that needs rhogam shot or is it just any negative blood type?

Only for Rh negative: It is intended only for those who are Rh negative and pregnant with a child who may have Rh positive blood type. ...Read more

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Daughter was given rhogam shot with no labs done first will everything be ok if she did not need it??

No blood test: For RHOGAM, All you need is that mom has blood type with negative rhesus antigen (like A negative) and baby has positive (like A Pos)
I am sure they did that during pregnancy /birth ...Read more

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Had 2 miscarriages since my last rhogam shot think I may be preg again do I need the shot or is it too late?

Had 2 miscarriages since my last rhogam shot think I may be preg again do I need the shot or is it too late?

Probably not: You should be evaluated for the need for Rhogam anytime you bleed during a pregnancy. At this time, you need to have a test for Rh antibodies that is standard with your first OB labs. If it is negative, you would only need Rhogam in early pregnancy if you bleed. You would then get a Rhogam shot at about 28 weeks routinely. See your OB. ...Read more

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