Antitrypsin deficiency

What is Antitrypsin deficiency?

Deficiency of α1-antitrypsin, a serum protease inhibitor, is associated with emphysema and/or liver cirrhosis. By isoelectric focusing, numerous variants have been identified, with different levels of normal activity; autosomal recessive inheritance, caused by mutation in the P1 gene on chromosomal 14q.

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I am a carrier for Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, and may be a carrier for G6PD deficiency (I know my mother is a carrier, but I have never been...

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Dear Madam, Hi & Welcome.

I have gone through your history and I am of the opinion that Vitamin K1 injection can be given to a carrier of alpha-1...

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Hopefully so, hello my name is XXXX i am 42 i smoke and have always had breathing problems and heart anxiety related issues. My dad had alphaa1...

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Brief Answer:
Once negative, will not turn positive in future.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to HCM.
I can understand your concerns.

Alpha 1...

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I had a recent visit to an Urgent Care center, with chest pain, breathing difficulties, and diarrhea. I am a 59 year old female with agenetic lung...

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Thanks for your query.
From the ECG finding you clearly have an underlying heart problem with some ischemic changes in the ventricular wall...

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