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What are some symptoms of hemoglobinopathies?

What are some symptoms of hemoglobinopathies?

Depends on disease: Thalassemia and sickle cell disease are the two most common hemoglobinopathies. They both have very different symptoms. Thal patients may have symptoms of anemia like feeling tired and some may need life long blood transfusions. Sickle patients may have pain crisis, infections, chest crisis, strokes, chronic organ damage. ...Read more

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Hemophilia (Definition)

A hereditary disorder of clotting factors in the blood, ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of thalassemia?

What are the symptoms of thalassemia?

Thalassemia: Thalassemia major can cause severe anemia and cardiac decompensation in first few months of life if not treated.Thalassemia minor causes mild anemia. Thalassmia intermedia may require transfusions. Severity of anemia causes pallor, jaundice,hematopoises in other organs causing splenomegaly, neurological symptoms, pallor, deformilty of bones of face/skull ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hemophobia?

What are the symptoms of hemophobia?

Fear of blood: Hemophobia is an abnormal fear of blood. This person may feel anxious or upset by the sight of their own or another's blood. It might be a problem if they need to have blood drawn. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of leukemia?

What are symptoms of leukemia?

Symptoms. : When someone had leukemia, it causes specific symptoms. These include easy bruising or bleeding, fatigue, fevers. The leukemia affects the blood counts, typically making blood counts very low. Leukemia may also cause swelling of the lymph nodes, liver and spleen. ...Read more

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What are the signs of hemophilia? 

What are the signs of hemophilia? 

Bruises or bleeding: Often bruises or bleeding episodes are signs of hemophilia. Blood test can be done by a physician to evaluate for hemophilia if there are concerning symptoms or signs. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of hemophilia?

Depends on severity: Hemophilia can be very mild (though this is rare) and you may not notice hardly any symptoms or just some increased bleeding after a cut, etc. Severe hemophilia usually results in easy bruising, bleeding into joints (hemarthrosis), bleeding for no reason (nosebleeds for instance) and possible life threatening bleeding events. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thrombocytopenia?

What are the symptoms of thrombocytopenia?

There are many.: Bruises, particularly in unusual places can be a clue (but can occur anywhere). A pinpoint red rash known as petechiae is frequently seen. Blood blisters in the mouth (wet purpura) can be seen and are a reason to be treated. Bleeding from other mucosal surfaces can occur. Rarely, intracranial bleeding can occur and be life threatening. If you have thrombocytopenia work with your dr to find cause. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of homocystinuria?

What are the symptoms of homocystinuria?

Inherited disorder: Homocystinuria is an inherited disorder of metabolism that results in elevated levels of homocysteine which gets excreted in the urine. Here is a good link that gives more info than my 400 words allow. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002179/. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thalassemia major?

See below: The most severe form of Alpha thalassemia major causes stillbirth (death of the unborn baby during birth or the late stages of pregnancy). Children born with thalessemia major (cooley's anemia) are normal at birth, but develop severe anemia during the first year of life. Other symptoms can include: •bone deformities in the face •fatigue •growth failure •shortness of breath •yellow skin. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of von willebrand?

What are the symptoms of von willebrand?

Certain bleeding: Typically von willebrand will cause frequent and/or prolonged nosebleeds, heavy period bleeding and bleeding after certain surgeries. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of leukodystrophy?

What are the symptoms of leukodystrophy?

Leukodystrophy signs: gait disturbances •memory deficits •seizures (may be present) •loss of motor developmental milestones •decreased attention span •speech disturbances •decline in school performance the early juvenile form includes the following: •gait disturbances •tremors •clumsiness •loss of previously achieved skills •intellectual decline •behavioral changes •seizures (possible) the late juvenile and adult for. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hypercoagulability?

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What are the symptoms of hypercoagulability?

Hypercoagulable: Nobody knows if one has hypercoagulable problem or not until episode/s of blood clot in the venous or artery occurs. Symptoms will be related to the location and how extensive is the blood clot- leg pain/swelling, chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness/headaches etc. An unusual location or a very extensive blood clots, or recurrence episodes would be suspicious for hypercoagulable problems. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of lupus?

What are symptoms of lupus?

Complex: Lupus is a complex autoimmune disease in which the body is attacking its own tissue. Lupus is famous for affecting different people in different ways. The effects can be so different from person to person that it does not even look like they have the same diagnosis. The diagnosis is best made by a rheumatologist who sees a lot of lupus patients. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of thalassemia?

What are the signs and symptoms of thalassemia?

None to severe/fatal: Alpha thal: silent carriers have no signs/symptoms; Alpha trait has mild anemia; HGB h (moderate) may have weakness, pallor, less growth, and need some transfusions; bart's (severe) is usually fatal before birth. Beta thal: beta trait has mild anemia; beta intermedia may have weakness, pallor, less growth, and need some transfusions; beta major (cooley's, severe) needs lifelong transfusions. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of porphyria?

What are the symptoms of porphyria?

See below: Porphyrias involve three major symptoms: •abdominal pain or cramping (only in some forms of the disease) •light sensitivity causing rashes, blistering, and scarring of the skin (photodermatitis) •problems with the nervous system and muscles (seizures, mental disturbances, nerve damage). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of anemia?

What are the symptoms of anemia?

Many: Symptoms of anemia include lightheadedness, dizziness, weakness, lethargy, rapid heart rate, fatigue, pale skin, etc. In addition, some may have none of these symptoms. Anemia is a symptom; something else is causing the anemia and the cause needs to be found by your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of anemia?

What are the symptoms of anemia?

Signs & symptoms...: Include fatigue, exercise intolerance, headache, pallor, etc. Therapy depends upon the underlying cause, and causes of anemia are many and varied. They can result from impaired rbc production (eg., nutritional deficiencies, marrow infiltration, etc), hematoma, blood loss (gi bleed, hemorrhage, epistaxis, etc.), hemolysis, thalassemia, hemoglobinopathies, etc. More specific info would help. ...Read more

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