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Can I have normal kids if my fiancee has thalasemia ?

hiii doc...i am 23 year old...and my all test reports is clear.my fionce is in thalasemia trait,are our childrens is normal after marrage???
Sun, 29 Jan 2012
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go for genetic counselling consult with treating doctor and have clear conception on this matter
if only one partner passes a thalassaemeia trait gene to child ,the kid will not develop the disease and will not require any treatment
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