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Beta Thalassemia Minor And Bleeding During Pregnancy
My husband has beta thalassemia minor (BTM). My child is BTM as well. We want a second child. Can i take iron during pregnancy?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I have beta thalassemia minor but recently i'm feeling pain in my all joint of body and also in muscles.Pls advice.
Yes: The simple answer is that you can marry whoever you feel is the right mate for you. You just need to understand the potential consequences of that decision. Are you planning on having children? If you are sure your blood is normal, no issue. Your children will have E trait or beta-thal trait, but nothing worse. If not having children, no problem; this condition should not shorten his lifespan. ...Read more
Offspring: A baby produced by the above union could have hemoglobin e beta thal minor. ...Read more
Yes: It will depend on which of the genes resposible are passed or not at conception. There is only about a 25% chance. ...Read more
My husband have e trait and i've beta thalassemia minor.We have 1 child so where we'll go a child specialist or a hematology?When we'll test our baby?
Pediatri Hematology: If you need a specialist go to a pediatric hematologist or you can consult babies pediatrician as testing can be done by anybody and if the test is abnormal can be referred to a pediatric hematologist. ...Read more
Should you go ahead and get the h1n1 vaccine for your child if they have alpha beta thalassemia minor?
I've beta thalassemia minor and my husband have e trait. Is it necessary to test our baby? Is there any chances to get disease of our baby?
Not likely: Unless your infant is showing signs of anemia, you may do an hemoglobin electrophoresis at any time after several months of life. Fetal hemoglobin (normal) is usually present in decreasing amounts until around 18 months. Once the electrophoresis is done, you will know your baby's hemoglobin type. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
What will be the result of our current and future baby bcoz my husband have e trait and i've beta thalassemia minor.
See below: 25 % (1 in 4) chance with each pregnancy of having a child with HGB e/beta thal disease. It is a lifelong illness that can result in serious health problems. Possible outcomes with pregnancy: 25 % chance of having child w/hgb e trait 25 % chance of having child w/beta thal minor/trait 25 % chance of having child hemoglobin e/beta thal disease 25 % chance of having child w/o trait/disease. ...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?
My husband have e trait and i've beta thalassemia minor and we have 1 child.After which month we will test our baby?Now she have passed 3 months.
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
In the first trimester it can be evidence of increased risk of miscarriage. 50% of women who bleed in the first trimester will miscarry. Later in pregnancy it is usually evidence of cervical dilation or labor. It can also indicate a serious condition, so women with pregnancies beyond 24 weeks should be evaluated urgently if having any heavy ...Read more
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