What is Thalassemia?

Thalassemia is a blood disorder passed down through families in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen. The disorder results in excessive destruction of red blood cells, which leads to anemia.

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Hello, is there any precaution that someone with Thalassemia should be aware of when taking klonopin or...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It is safe to take it!

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Hi and thank kyou so much for this query.

These medications re safe in persons with...

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how can I tell from blood test if I have thalassemia?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
abnormal hemoglobin

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Blood test can tell that you are having thalassemia if your blood test shows anemia and...

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My Mother's Thalassemia problems
Hello Doctors,

I would like to check the abovementioned.

My family are asian, Singaporean. My Mother is aged 75,...

doctor1 MD

Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
Your mother may have thallsemia minor. Multivitamines like folik acid...

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