Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Erythroblastosis Fetalis Home Care

Home care for erythroblastosis fetalis includes:

  • Take prescribed medications as directed:
    • Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
    • Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
  • Learn everything you can about erythroblastosis fetalis:
    • The more you know about your child's condition, the easier it will be to participate with your doctor in making treatment decisions.
    • Ask your doctor about good sources for information.
    • Write down questions to ask your doctor.

Erythroblastosis Fetalis Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you child has erythroblastosis fetalis and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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