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A 40-year-old member asked:

What to do about alpha thalassemia trait (minor) with asthama?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Nothing: Alpha thal minor is uttery trivial. Manage your asthma and if you choose to marry, be aware of your alpha-thal and the risk that marrying someone else with the same condition puts your children at risk.
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Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Not a problem: Alpha thal trait should not affect any asthma symptoms. If you have any complicaions, you should investigate with your doctor. Good luck
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Last updated Aug 3, 2014
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