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Is it a big deal if you have alpha thalsemia?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Depends

There are four genes for the Alpha chain of hemoglobin.
Loss of one gene is asymptomatic, loss of two may cause mild anemia, loss of three usually causes severe anemia, loss of all four is not compatible with life.

In brief: Depends

There are four genes for the Alpha chain of hemoglobin.
Loss of one gene is asymptomatic, loss of two may cause mild anemia, loss of three usually causes severe anemia, loss of all four is not compatible with life.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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