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Thalassemia is a blood disorder passed down through families (inherited) in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen. The disorder results in excessive destruction of red blood cells,[read article]

Tests for Thalassemia

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A blood smear is a diagnostic test used to look for abnormalities within the blood. The cell types are examined under a microscope for unusual shapes or sizes. Ther...  More
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A blood differential (also called a white blood cell count differential) measures the number of each of the five types of white blood cells present in your blood�...  More
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Globin Gene Analysis
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A hemoglobin electrophoresis test is a blood test used to measure and identify the different types of hemoglobin in your bloodstream. Hemoglobin is the protein insi...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Electrophoresis
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Medical Procedures for Thalassemia

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Blood Transfusion
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EDTA chelation became well known during the 1950s when it was proposed as a method to cleanse the blood and blood vessel walls of toxins and minerals. The technique...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Thalassemia

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A bone marrow transplant is a medical procedure performed to replace bone marrow that has been damaged or destroyed by disease or chemotherapy. This procedure invol...  More
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Your spleen is a small organ located on the left side of your abdomen, under the rib cage. This organ is part of your immune system and helps to fight infections an...  More
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Open gallbladder removal-or cholecystectomy -is surgery that offers permanent relief to a patient suffering from gallstones and other problems associated with the g...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Thalassemia What's this?

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Antineoplastons are a group of naturally occurring peptide fractions, which were observed by Stanislaw Burzynski, MD, PhD in the late 1970s to be absent in the urin...  More
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