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Effect on preganancy beause of different blood groups - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   HOw can i help you
User :   my wife was Pregnant and she is running 7th month
User :   I have few doubts
User :   can you help you out regarding the same
Doctor :   Pls tell me
User :   my wife blood group was O negative and mine was BPositive
Doctor :   ok
User :   and the doctor says if blood group not matched needs to take some injection
User :   on 7th month or after delivery
User :   I just want to know is it needed and if needs what the injection needs to take
Doctor :   Yes O -ve group women if they have a +ve blood group child it will lead on to sensitization in the mother
Doctor :   So then the subsequent pregnancies if the child is a +ve blood group child then it will be affected
Doctor :   can lead on to pregnancy loss too..
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   so the Anti D serum needs to be given at the time of the delivery or
Doctor :   within 72 hours after the delivery just to prevent the mother form getting sensitized
Doctor :   to this +ve blood group.
User :   is it in 7th month preferred or after the delivery
Doctor :   nothing like a preferred time based on the gynaecologist since the maximum transfer of the blood or the interaction wiull occur at the time \of delivery
Doctor :   so it needs to be given within the 72hrs post delivery
User :   okay
Doctor :   How ever if you have confirmed the blood group of the baby then it will be advisable to go for the serum at the earliest
Doctor :   Please fil this form and tell me when done
User :   That means after the delivery immediately needs to check the blood group of baby
User :   and one more thing I want to know
User :   if the delivery is not a normal
User :   I heard that now days instead of stitches using laser treatment
User :   what was that?
Doctor :   There are high chance of the baby being +ve blood group so other wise also it is advisable you go for this serum
Doctor :   Laser for suture or for incission you mean
User :   suture
Doctor :   "The whole technique is completely new, and sensationally effective in the experiments we've done so far."
Doctor :   so its still experimental now
Doctor :   the long term effects are yet to be seen
User :   ok
User :   Thanks Doctor
Doctor :   Using liquid albumin as a laser solder has been tried before. But in fluid form, albumin is too weak to bind arteries pulsating with blood.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that i could help you with
User :   I am not sure for suture or incission time
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   some body was saying that generally
User :   if not a normal delivery
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   they do a operation and bring out the same
User :   on that after delivery they will stitch the stomach right
Doctor :   Yes they do it layer by layer..
User :   for that is there any laser treatment which she can walk with in a 2 or 3 days after the delivery
Doctor :   The normal time medically for the mother to return to being her normal self will be 6 weeks any thing is a strain to her
User :   I am not totally clear about that one of my friend wife delivery was not normal the done a operation but out side layer instead of stitch he was saying some laser treatment
Doctor :   Pls clarify there might have been other conditions too..
User :   I am not sure
User :   ok
User :   let me talk to my friend
Doctor :   For which laser treatment was insured
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   and is there any thing which i am not clear i ping you again
User :   thanks doctor as of now my doubts are cleared
User :   Thank you so much
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