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Pregnant. Prescribed to take rhoclone injection as the blood group is negative. Need opinion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Nov-2013
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User:Hi doctor,
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:My wife is in 8th month of pregnancy,
Doctor:that is good news
User:the consulting doctor says she has to take some injection as her blood group is negetive
User:Thank you doc
Doctor:yes, that is right
Doctor:it is called anti-D immunoglobulin
Doctor:she should take it
User:Rhoclone 300
Doctor:it would be better for her
User:why is it required?
Doctor:is this her first pregnancy?
Doctor:this is required to prevent breakdown of RBCs in the baby and mother
User:is it that if the blood group was positive, it was not required?
Doctor:you are correct
Doctor:It happens only in RH negative mothers
User:thank you
Doctor:you are welcome
User:that was my query, thanks for resolving
Doctor:do you have more queries?
Doctor:my pleasure :)
Doctor:pleasant evening ahead
Doctor:take care
Doctor:I shall close the chat window now
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