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Postby gt_117 » Tue Mar 20, 2007 1:50 pm

I'm new member here....I want to ask something....

what is "Rh" and why it can cause death if "Rh +" meets "Anti Rh -"?Especially for the second child?how is the process that can cause "Erythroblastosis foelates"?

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Postby Revenged » Tue Mar 20, 2007 2:52 pm

Rh is the "rhesus group" on blood cells...

You normally refer for this group by a + or - sign...

So...
AB+ blood is AB blood with rhesus group
AB- blood is AB blood without rhesus group

So if you were a mother and had a negative rhesus group and you baby had a positive rhesus group... you'd produce anti-rhesus antibodies...

This is why you can't give someone that is Rhesus negative blood that is Rhesus positive... It also causes Hemolytic disease of the newborn, which is what you are describing...

I don't know any more than that but I've given a link which may help...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemolytic_ ... he_newborn
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Re: please help me....

Postby Dr.Stein » Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:28 am

gt_117 wrote:"Erythroblastosis foelates"?

Erythroblastosis foetalis :wink:
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Postby Poison » Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:34 pm

Or erythroblastosis fetalis :)
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