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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


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How we can get thalassemia details?

How we can get thalassemia details?

See below: http://www.childrenscbf.org/resource_detail.php?id=41&gclid=cis2n4o2mrycfzfamgodxqiafq.

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How common is it for somebody to get thalassemia?

Trait is more common: The thalassemia trait is a fairly common finding in certain ethnic groups (those of mediterranean, african, and some asian descents). The trait is generally a mild condition the contributes to a mild form of anemia that generally does not cause any problems. If both genes are affected, a child will have thalassemia which causes a much more significant type of anemia. That condition is more rare. ...Read more

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Is there any specific pattern of inheritance in thalassemia?

Autosomal recessive: It is autosomal recessive inheritance. If two parents are carriers, 25% normal, 50% carriers, and 25% affected with disease. I hope this helps. :) ...Read more

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I'm suffering from thalassemia. Is there anything I should eat and should not eat?

Depending upon the..: Type and severity of your thalassemia syndrome, you could experience hemolysis from damage to the red cell membrane that accompanies the accumulation of globin aggregates. As such folate (folic acid) and a multivitamin with B12 is reasonable. Some pts with thal ayndromes are also at risk for iron overload from increased absorption and/or transfusions. Otherwise, i'm not aware of a specific thalassemia diet. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of beta thalassemia?

What are the symptoms of beta thalassemia?

Anemia: Sever anemia, massive hepatosplenomegaly ,sever growth retardation , bony deformities,mongoloid facies. ...Read more

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What should a patient do to reduce thalassemia?

Not sure what u mean: Thalassemia is a constitutional deficiency in the production of one of the globin chains. There are many variants that manifest a wide severity of symptoms from none to transfusion dependence. Alpha thal major (lack of Alpha chain synthesis is incompatible with life. People with thalassemia syndromes need to be evaluated by a hematologist. ...Read more

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If someone had beta thalassemia, it is dangerous?

Depends on type...: There are different types of beta thalassemia (minor, intermedia, or major for example) that have much different impacts on a patient's health. Treatment can range from nothing (minor) to requiring frequent blood transfusions, iron chelation therapy or even a bone marrow transplant (major). A hematologist can help with the management of all types. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Engel
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Thalassemia (Definition)

Thalassemia is sever anemia,it ...Read more