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Pregnant. When to take RH factor test? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Are you there?
User:Am preganat
User:so would like to ask questions regarding that
User:Can I go ahead
Doctor:Please proceed
Doctor:I am here to help you
User:ya thanq
User:I have completed 30 weeks with no complication
User:mine is 0-ve and my husband's is B+ve
User:so when Should I go for Rh factor test
Doctor:Is this your first pregnancy?
Doctor:In the first pregnancy, the effects are very minimal
Doctor:The sensitization of foetus is less
Doctor:There is no need to get tested or investigated
Doctor:You may go in for anti-D immunoglobulin injection after the delivery of the first baby
User:ok Thanq
User:Can I have some suggestions for me
Doctor:You need to be a bit extra careful
Doctor:Make sure you go for regular check ups as you near term
Doctor:Early administration of Rh IgG in conjunction with early prenatal care is the best means to prevent Rh incompatibility.
User:when ever I feel hungry am getting lightheadedness, Is to ok, or have to take care
User:yes , but now I cant do anything for Rh incompatablity right ?
Doctor:There is nothing that you could do about Rh incompatibility
Doctor:This is your first pregnanyc
Doctor:so the risks are very minimal
Doctor:You need to be careful for your next pregnancy
Doctor:You may take Anti- D immunoglobulin after the birth of the baby
User:ya sure I will remember
Doctor:Is there anything else you wish to ask me?
User:when ever I feel hungry am getting lightheadedness, Is to ok if I have food on time?
Doctor:It is normal in pregnancy
Doctor:Do not worry
Doctor:Eat regularly on time
Doctor:You should be fine
User:so this wont be effecting my BP values ?
Doctor:No, not at all
User:thanq God
User:Thanks alot now am feeling relaxed listening to ur answers
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:You are fine and you will be fine
Doctor:There is no need to panic
User:more over am working as software engg so it matters alot to manage my heatlh
Doctor:Yes, it does
Doctor:But you can still keep your calm and have a safe pregnancy
Doctor:Do not take stress
Doctor:This is important
User:ya , am happy and not taking stress
Doctor:Good to hear that
Doctor:Anything else?
User:thanks alto for ur patience for listening to me
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
Doctor:And you are welcome anytime
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
User:bye tc enjoy the weekend
User:: )
Doctor:You too
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