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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   can a child be 'B+' when both parents are 'A+'
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am sorry
Doctor :   Shall we continue
User :   yes..
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   The child can be B+ve
User :   ok.. can the child inherit the blood group frm a family other than parents blood group..
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   It has many factors
Doctor :   that determines the blood group
User :   can u pls explain on this bcoz am just curious to know when both father and mother have 'A+' how can the child be 'B+'
Doctor :   Blood gruop has a polygenic inhertance
Doctor :   and the factors are beyond the theory for an explanation here
User :   Also i read information on blood which says when both parents are 'A+' - Only possible child could be A or O positive - what do you say about this..
Doctor :   I think I have no idea about why that is written
Doctor :   If you give me sometime
Doctor :   I can reply you by an email
Doctor :   within few hours
Doctor :   As far as my expertise
Doctor :   I cannot explain yoiu why it is written so on the blood bank .com
User :   ya that would be great i would wait for your mail and thanks for the information you have provided - May I know your good name
Doctor :   yes I shall look into some medical journals
Doctor :   and can write to you
Doctor :   Please confirm your email ID
User :   yes that's my mail id..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else you want to discuss?
User :   No that's it an I would appreciate if you provide some more info through mail and I would look forward to your mail - Thanks in advance
Doctor :   Yes Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   Bye
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