U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 45-year-old member asked:

what is hemoglobin e-beta thalassemia?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Sever anemia: This syndrome is quite common in Thailand ,where there. is a high incidence of the genes for B0 thalassemia and Be golobin

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Similar questions

A 36-year-old member asked:

What causes hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Thalassemia : This is a genetic hemolytic blood disorders transmitted to you from your parents in your genes & instead of having the normal Hgb A, it becomes abnormal Hgb. there are different types of thalassemia. If both parents are carriers or have the disease then the offspring might get the disease. I hope this helps. Good luck.
A 49-year-old member asked:

How do you diagnose hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Pediatric Hematolo-: gists have the expertise to diagnose & treat Hb E/β-thalassaemia, which results from co-inheritance of a β-thalassaemia allele, an alternative form of a gene, from 1 parent and the structural variant Hemoglobin E from the other. They check for co-inheritance of α-thalassemia & polymorphisms, 2 or more alleles at 1 locus, that ^ synthesis of Fetal Hb. These are factors that determine severity.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Jun 10, 2015
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.