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Husband Is Carrier For Thalassemia Minor
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
I have thalassemia minor. My question is, if my husband is normal can my child be born normal too?
Yes: If one parent has thalassemia minor, and the other parent has normal hemoglobin (not a carrier of Alpha thal, beta thal, sickle cell, etc...), then the children of the two parents will be normal (have normal hemoglobin), or close to normal (have thal minor). Thal minor generally doesn't cause symptoms. In rare cases, a new or additional mutation could occur and make the situation more complicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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
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.
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'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
Genetic anemia: Thal minor is a single gene defect which forms abnormal hemoglobin-the stuff in red blood cells which carries oxygen. It is common in people of mediterranean descent. People with this are usually normal or slightly anemic, but because they carry the gene, they could have a child with thalassemia major which is severe anemia and can be fatal. They also should not take iron for their anemia! ...Read more
Many: Many mutations in beta-thal genes will cause a decreased production, rather than an absence of production. Inheritance of one f these genes will cause a thalassemia minor. In alpha-thalassemia, the inheritance of two mutations (out of four genes) can provide mild or no symptoms that are typical of thalassemia minor. ...Read more
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