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Are There Any Dangers With Scuba Diving If You Have Beta Thalassemia Minor
Hematologist helps: A person with thalassemia minor can see a hematologist (blood specialist) doctor to ask about scuba diving. A couple of issues come to mind. One is "how anemic is the patient". If one is anemic, with low hemoglobin (the red stuff in blood), his blood cannot carry as much oxygen compared to normal people. Another is "how strongly is oxygen attached" to the patient's particular type of hemoglobin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scuba stands for self contained underwater breathing apparatus when one used scuba equipment and dives one will take a tank with them that eliminates the need to keep returning to the surface this will allow one to stay submerged for up to an hr and perform underwater exploration or ...Read more
After delivery my current hemoglobin rate is only 8.00.Is it dangerous for me?Now what will i do?I've beta thalassemia minor.
Is there any danger to get 2nd time pregnency? Bcoz i've beta thalassemia minor and my husband have e trait.
Likely no: It sounds like you've educated yourself on your condition beta thallesemia minor. Plenty of women have successful pregnancies with this condition all the time. I wasn't sure what you meant when you said your husband has e trait? If you have any questions, consult a perinatologist. They are the best doctors for managing high-risk pregnancy. ...Read more
My husband have e trait and I have beta thalassemia minor and we have 1 child.What will be the result of our current and future baby?
I have beta thalassemia minor but recently i'm feeling pain in my all joint of body and also in muscles.Pls advice.
Please tell me about the symptoms of e beta thalassemia minor.Spleenomegaly happend in e beta thalassemia minor?
Hgb E/beta+thal: Hemoglobin e/beta+ thalassemia is a genetic condition where the effects are highly variable. Some children do relatively well, with rare transfusions; others are transfusion dependent. Splenomegaly occurs. Problems with iron overload occur in some of these patients. These patients need to be followed by a hematologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not Usually: People with beta thalassemia minor usually only have problems with mild anemia and are not typically considered to have a shorter life span than the general population. Beta thalassemia minor typically does not require any type of treatment or intervention and often goes undiagnosed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After conceive is it possible to know is my baby affected or carrier by thalassemia? Bcoz i've beta thalassemia minor and my husband have e trait.
Possible: More information is needed about your and your husband's genetic make up to know if the baby will inherit it, but to answer "possible or not" i will say "possible" until further data is presented. ...Read more
No: Lupus is not related to Alpha or beta thalassemias. The thalassemias cause "intrinsic" anemia, meaning the anemia is due to a problem inside the red blood cells. Lupus is an autoimmune disease and causes "extrinsic" anemia, meaning lupus is acting on the red blood cells from the outside and causing them to be destroyed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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