A 22-year-old female asked about a 23-year-old male:
In which type of thalassemia is blood transfussion necessary ?do the red blood cells starts building up aftr first blood transfussion with hb lvl 10?
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Dr. Creighton Wrightanswered
surgery 58 years experience
Thal major: Variable responses of marrow, and cell production. Thal cells are fragile and break and create the anemia, and hemoglobin in urine etc.. Hematology is the discipline to follow this disease process with you.
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Dr. Scott Hallanswered
31 years experience
Beta thalassemia maj: Thalassemia major, or homozygous beta thalassemia. Rare cases of thalassemia intermedia may require transfusion on occasion.
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Last updated Aug 14, 2020
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