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If one if rhe parents is a thalassemia carrier and the other is normal, all of their kids will get thalassemia?

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Dr. Barbara Hummel
Family Medicine
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In brief: No

The odds are that 25 % of the children will be a carrier. Each child has a 1 in 4 change of being a carrier but since the one partner is normal the children should not have the disorder.

In brief: No

The odds are that 25 % of the children will be a carrier. Each child has a 1 in 4 change of being a carrier but since the one partner is normal the children should not have the disorder.
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