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Hemoglobin H Disease In Children
Specific Anemia Type: Alpha-thallesemia is commonly called h-disease and it is a genetic disorder of blood cell production in which only a portion of the proteins (globin chains) is affected. The severity is determined by which chain is affected--generally there are 4 chains, conveniently name 1, 2, 3, 4. It not possible to explain having <100 characters left here. Check with your doc for more info. Good luck. ...Read more
More info needed: There are many different types of hemoglobins that are inherited, some varieties are mild diseases, some much more complex...You will need some tests to fully answer the question.The normal hemoglobin molecule carries the oxygen our tissues needs for life so it is really at the center of a lot of important activity. ...Read more
Yes: Hemoglobin evaluation is available through most laboratories, either at a hospital of free standing labs. ...Read more
Uncertain: Hemoglobin j is actually a group of at least 50 variants that share a common rapid mobility in electrophoresis and ief. Mutations can occur in either the Alpha or beta chains. Most oftenpresent in the heterozygous state and clinically silent. Because of this, and the limited information about them in relation to other abnormal hemoglobins, a relationship with thalassemia syndromes is not known. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Long answer: Common causes of anemia are iron and folate (folic acid) deficiency. In women, loss of blood through menstruation is a common cause. There is a long list of other causes. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anemia/basics/causes/CON-20026209 ...Read more
Hemiglobinopathies: There are hundreds of these, from trivial to diseases that are so severe they kill before birth. ...Read more
No: This is a genetic disease. A donor unit with sickle-c will not be accepted, and even if you were transfused with such a unit, it would not affect you. If you perhaps had a hemoglobin electrophoresis after a transfusion, and it showed some sickle and some c hemoglobin, you may have been transfused from two donors each bearing the trait. ...Read more
Toddlers hemoglobin is 10.9, should I be worried? Could it be low because she currently has 5ths disease? Could it be low due to something more seriou
Don't panic: Many things, including current illnesses can influence blood counts. Along with the hemoglobin, the doctor is looking at other indices such as MCV, MCH, and MCHC to determine the what kind of anemia they are dealing with. Without knowing the actual age of your toddler - the hemoglobin is slightly low but not dangerously so. Discuss your child's dietary habits with your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Beta thal variant: This is a mild genetic illness that affects the ability of red blood cells to make hemoglobin. The allele responsible has its origin in southeast asia. A one-dose carrier has no problems; a two-dose carrier may be mildly anemic. ...Read more
Anemia: You are anemic, probably due to blood loss during periods. Take oral iron and multivitamin supplements. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Low hemoglobin and losing weight... after observing the cell, the cells are breaking down it seems.. Do you have any idea of what could be the disease?
Ok so I have hs disease chronic boils, asthma, allergies , anxiety. my white count is 19000 hemoglobin 11.5?
My grandson has sickle cell disease and his mother has the D gene, but the father has normal hemoglobin.... all the paperwork from St Jude said there was a disconnect and his hemoglobin is normal? How is that possible, unless he’s not the father?
I would suggest that they be re-tested.' If one parent has hemoglobin D trait and his father has sickle cell trait, there is a 25 percent (1 in 4) chance with each pregnancy of having a child with sickle cell (SD) disease.'
His father may have Sickle trait without symptoms. ...Read more
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