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Concern about safety in air travel for a thalassemia patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   quick question
Doctor :   proceed
User :   im a patient with hbh thalaseamia my hemoglobin level is 11.2 sometimes 12 thats my blood count am i safe to air travel im thinking to go on a four hour flight can you help me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is ok
Doctor :   you can travel
User :   cause i was worry cause they say with low hemoglobin u can get hypoxia and it has been worry me
Doctor :   11.2 /12 is lower normal for male
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