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    Is thalassemia screening test recommended before marriage?

Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017 in Blood Disorders
Question: Hi..
I am a boy with O+ ve blood group and want to marry a girl with B+ ve blood group... It will be good for marriage?Also
Please suggest if Thalassemia test is essential for these two blood groups for marriage?
Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri 56 minutes later
Brief Answer:
O positive blood group boy can marry B positive blood group girl safely.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for posting your query on HealthcareMagic.

You can marry and safely bear children with the girl having B-positive blood group.

However, Thalassemia screening is recommended before marriage.
Thalassemia screening consists of complete blood count and hemoglobin electrophoresis.

Let me know if I could assist you further.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja Puri
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