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What to do if kill antibodies during pregnancy?

What to do if kill antibodies during pregnancy?

Unclear question: Would you please restate your question. The one you sent is not intelligible. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How will antibodies to RBC affect my pregnancy?

Depends on the type : Of antibody. Some antibodies are harmless. Some may cause anemia in the person with the antibody, but if you have that type of antibody, it would cause anemia in non-pregnant state also. Your antibodies may affect your baby also. Please consult your doctor for the issue specific to your situation. ...Read more

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How are thyroglobin and tpo antibody tests related to hashimoto's disease and pregnancy?

How are thyroglobin and tpo antibody tests related to hashimoto's disease and pregnancy?

Complex.: Pregnancy will raise thyroglobulin values, necessitating an increase in total thyroid production. If hashimoto's is present, thyroid function must be assessed by free T3 (liothyronine) values and TSH during pregnancy to avoid low thyroid. Many women will develop a goiter during pregnancy, but this is physiologic. But it is imperative to constantly moniter thyroid function of the mother, or the fetus can be hurt. ...Read more

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What to do if I have problems with too many anti k antibodies in pregnancy?

Serious condition: Assuming that anti k antibodies means Kell antibodies means having a serious, but manageable condition. It requires close observation of the fetus and collaboration with a Maternal Fetal Medicine subspecialist. ...Read more

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I was told I have an antibody during my last pregnancy. Could I still have it during my current pregnancy?

I was told I have an antibody during my last pregnancy. Could I still have it during my current pregnancy?

Yes: You will need to be retested during this pregnancy. Your doctor will order a routine blood type and antibody screen as part of your initial pregnancy exam. That test should detect any abnormalities. If you know what abnormal antibody you had last time it would be important to communicate that to your doctor as well. ...Read more

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What are antibodies c and d in blood after pregnancy?

Rh?: Ask your physician whether these are antibodies against components of the rh system. Anti-d is the one that's likely to be troublesome. ...Read more

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How do you have a successful pregnancy with anticardiolipin antibody?

How do you have a successful pregnancy with anticardiolipin antibody?

High risk OB doctor: You want to be cared for by a high risk obstetrical specialist. These doctors have a lot of experience taking care of patients with this problem. You want to be a routine case, if possible, and that is more likely with a specialist. You visit them before getting pregnant. Usually Heparin and Immune Globulin treatments are used to help your body through the pregnancy in addition to good care. ...Read more

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How many pregnant women suffer from antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, and what is the expectancy for pregnancy outcome?

How many pregnant women suffer from antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, and what is the expectancy for pregnancy outcome?

Not common: People with this genetic disorder seem to have a higher number of miscarriages, which is what usually inspires testing for it. We treat these patients with aspirin, sometimes blood thinners and sometimes steroids. There is greater risk for prematurity and small fetuses, but under treatment, most will have successful outcomes. ...Read more

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What antibody screen for early pregnancy?

What antibody screen for early pregnancy?

EARLY PREGNANCY: We check for blood type and rh incompatibility. Please ask your OB for further testing. ...Read more

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Anticardiolipin antibodies--what are they and effects of pregnancy?

Anticardiolipin antibodies--what are they and effects of pregnancy?

Anticardiolipin: There is a realtionship to higher amounts of miscarriages with this antibody . About 2% to 4% of the general population has antiphospholipid antibodies, and over half of those have primary anticardiolipin (an antiphospholipid) antibody syndrome. Antiphospholipid syndrome is a factor in about 15% of women who have recurrent miscarriages. ...Read more

Antibody (Definition)

An antibody is a protein the body's immune system makes to identify potentially harmful substances in the body. Antibodies attach to the substance on a molecular level and mark it so the immune ...Read more


Dr. Al Hegab
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more