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Rhogam Shot Allergy In Children
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.
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Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
What did your OB say: If you have no invasive procedures, it will be given at 28 weeks. ...Read more
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
Miscarriage at 4 weeks do I need a rhogam shot, I had one shot june1, had a misscarriage at 9 weeks, do I need one now again?
See below: Most people will receive a Rhogam injection at the time of the miscarriage. ...Read more
What's it mean when they cancel your 2 hr glucose test because your sugar was already too high? They didn't even give me my rhogam shot. I'm worried
I am Rh and my husband is Rh I had a baby last year and received the rhogam shot at 28wks pregnant and after he was born now I am pregnant with my 2nd?
Same process: You will repeat the same process for rhogham with all pregnancies. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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