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what are the different types of hemoglobinopathies

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
22 years experience Pathology
Various: These relate to hemoglobin, the molecule that helps transport oxygen, and is made of 4 subunits. Adults have 2alpha & 2beta, while kids have 2alpha & ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There are several types of hemoglobinopathies including c disease, sc disease, sickle cell, and the different types of thalassemias.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hemoglobinopathies: When the structure of hemoglobin is altered due to mutation then it is more prone to earlier destruction by different mechanism. As a result the red b ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hicks
42 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe none: Hemoglobinopathies if not symptomatic yeild no symptoms. Otherwise it depends on the hemoglobiuinopathy. If sicklle cell pain in the joints and small ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
How much do you want: There are 4 classical types of leukemia; They can be Acute or chronic and Lymphoid cell type or myeloid cell type. Tell us what is the real reason you ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Microcephaly = small: head, or a head circumference for age & gender < 5th %ile. Head growth reflects brain growth. Any genetic or other medical condition that ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Genetic/Aquired: There are basically three major kinds of Hyperlipidemias 1Familial or Genetic 2Aquired 3Idiopatic They can also be be classified according to which li ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Hepatitis 'types': Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. This can be due to viruses (hepatitis a, b, c, d or e; epstein-barr, CMV etc) or fat or alcohol or iron or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
2 types: Diabetes mellitus - juvenile or adult problem with processing glucose (pancreas) diabetes insipidus - unable to conserve water(kidney).
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Types of strokes: You must be referring to the hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke types? The hemorrhagic stroke is caused by leakage of blood from a blood vessel. The is ... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yorkshire : Research study identified 6 kinds of obesity clusters. The cluster of Obesity identify groups of people with Obesity arguing that of the clusters may ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many types: The most common is idiopathic (exact cause unknown, but it runs in families, so it is genetic). It can be caused by degeneration (aging), especially i ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Open, closed, stable: Orthopaedic surgeons use a myriad of terms to describe fractures depending in large part on which bones are invovlved. In general, fractures are open ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Lymphoma types: are based on their microscopic appearance, expression of proteins on the cell surface, or specific gene mutations. To name a few: Hodgkins Lymphoma ( ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Different types: Bsically anemia means that you don't have enough red blood cells in your body. Main reasons: 1) blood loss - may be subtle like menstrual periods, 2) ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: the gestation can be intrauterine or extrauterine. Extrauterine can be ectopic in the tube, ovary, or abdomen
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Barbiturates: 1.Short acting, such as Pentobarbital & Secobarbital. 2.Intermediate acting, such as Amobarbital & Butabarbital. 3.Long acting, such as Mephob ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
Many types: There are many types of neuropathy, many associated with other disorders. Just a few..Acute motor, subacute sensorimotor, asymmetric polyneuropathies, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Asthma...: Asthma is actually one disease with many triggers. For example, for some asthmatics, exercise triggers their asthma to exacerbate and this is labeled ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience Family Medicine
Primary & Secondary: Primary - originating from within the central nervous system to include brain injury. Secondary - other causes to include medications.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Soluble, insoluble: soluble fiber as in oatmeal, sops up water and makes your stool firmer. Its great when you have diarrhea to make a firmer stool. Insoluble fiber is no ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Highly Variable: Allergy, broadly defined is hypersensitivity to what is usually an innocuous exposure in the general population. It is primarily directed against the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Antidepressants: There are several types of antidepressants. Some of the most common include the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and the Selective Sero ... Read More

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