Anti-d Injections



Related Terms: Rh Incompatibility, Rh Incompatibility Complications, Rh Negative, Anti-d Antibodies, Rh-negative Pregnancy, Marriage Counseling, Thalassemia

Recently Answered Questions


Why was anti-D injection given after my second abortion?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female. I have undergone two medical abortions one at the age of 22 and at 24. I have Rh negative blood group. I was not given an anti-D injection the first time but I was given the second time. The doctor suggested an ICT test and it came positive which means ther...  Read Full »
Dr. Aishwarya Parthasarathy
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Rh-negative pregnancy occurs when there is negative blood group in the mother and positive in the unborn child. The attacking agents called antibodies are produced by the mother which crosses the placenta and attacks the child. Usually, the first pregnancy is spared...  Read Full »
 
Is second pregnancy safe in Rh negative mother after anti-D injection?
Query: Hello doctor, My blood group is O +ve and my wife's is O -ve. Our child was born four years back and he is O +ve. After his birth, my wife was given an injection to avoid future complications arising due to opposite blood groups of my wife and son. Two years later, she had an abortion. The pregnanc...  Read Full »
Dr. Neha Singh Rathod
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since she has received injection after first delivery, there is nothing to worry about. So relax and do not worry. However, if you have a doubt then get an indirect Coombs test to make sure that there is no risk. The miscarriage could be because of some other cause and ...  Read Full »
 
I was not given Rh injection after abortion. Is there any risk in future pregnancies?
Query: Hi doctor, I am Rh negative. I recently had an abortion of six weeks and was not given the Rh injection. Is my health status safe to prevent future complications in pregnancies? This is the third week into the abortion. Can I still go for this injection?  Read Full »
Dr. Uzma Arqam
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Injection anti-D is needed to be taken in case of bleeding within 72 hours of the event. So, it is late already. Most mothers have well-developed immunity against rhesus positive blood group in her second pregnancy if the first child had Rhesus positive blood group. But...  Read Full »
 
Is it alright to marry someone with the same blood group as you?
Query: Hello doctor, I am planning to get married. But my partner and I have the same B+ blood group. In this case, when we plan a baby, is it harmful? I have heard that the same blood group cannot conceive a baby together. Please advice me regarding the same.  Read Full »
Dr. Parth R Goswami
Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Every individual has a unique ABO and Rh blood group. It remains same throughout the life. You and your partner having same blood group will not lead to any problem in conception or harm to you or the baby. If your blood was negative, and the fetus had a positive b...  Read Full »
 
Could my negative blood group cause any pregnancy complication?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 3 months pregnant. My blood group is O negative. Will I face any complication during pregnancy due to my negative blood group? I consulted with my doctor, and she told me to take Fertigyn 5000 injection once a week for four weeks. Is it safe? Will it make me get a normal delivery ...  Read Full »
Dr. Aishwarya Parthasarathy
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. When there is a negative blood group, there will be attacking agents for positive blood group in your blood called antibodies. In case your partner is positive, then there are chances of your baby being positive. The first child usually escapes, and in the case o...  Read Full »
 
Mine and my wife's blood group is B. Will it cause any problem in our married life?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife's and mine blood groups are the same. Both of our blood group is B. Will there be any problem in our married life?  Read Full »
Dr. Parth R Goswami
Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two major blood group systems. ABO - According to this system, the blood group can be A, B, O, AB.  Rh system - According to this system, the blood group can be Rh positive or negative. You have not mentioned th...  Read Full »
 
Can you explain how do I go about taking the abortion pills?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 6 weeks pregnant and I need to terminate the pregnancy. I have gone through an ultrasound to confirm that it is an intrauterine pregnancy. I need to know how I can terminate it through abortion pills and what other precautions I need to take. Also, are there any other antibiotics ...  Read Full »
Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to take an MTP kit a medical termination of pregnancy which will be sold only at the prescription of a registered medical practitioner and is no longer available as an OTC (over the counter) drug. It contains two medications namely Mifepristone and Misopros...  Read Full »
 
Rh was given as 'weak D positive'. Does that affect mother or baby?
Query: Hi doctor, My wife is pregnant for the first time and it is her 12th week. We did a blood grouping and urine culture testing last week. It is found that the blood group is 'O' but the Rh was given as 'weak D positive'. We did a second opinion testing in a different lab and the result was the same. ...  Read Full »
Dr. Smrita Singh
Hematologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Weak D in itself is a specific category of blood group. Weak D expression primarily results from single point mutations in RhD which encode amino acid changes predicted to be intracellular or in the transmembrane regions of RhD. Molecular RhD blood group typing is ve...  Read Full »
 
What is the importance of rhesus during pregnancy?
Query: Hi doctor, What is Rhesus? My wife is pregnant and started clinic today.  Read Full »
Dr. Uzma Arqam
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. At first visit, the pregnant lady's blood group needs to be checked. There are many blood groups like A, B, O, AB and another thing which we need to know is rhesus positive or rhesus negative. So on the basis of rhesus, it is A+, A-, B+, B-, O+, O-, AB+, AB -. So, every ...  Read Full »
 
Negative Blood Group and Pregnancy Rh Incompatibility
Article Overview: This article gives a brief knowledge about Rh negative blood group and pregnancy complications, and preventions in simple terms.  Read Article »
Dr. Jimesh H Mavani
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

What Is Rh Factor? There are mainly four blood groups, namely A, B, O, and AB. There is a subtype of each as positive and negative blood groups, namely A +ve, A -ve, B +ve, B -ve, etc. The subtype gets decided by the Rh factor (rhesus), an antigen present on the red blood cells. When it is present, ...  Read Article »
 
 
 

 

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