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www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/thalassemia/treatment.html

Many times people with thalassemia are prescribed a supplemental B vitamin, known as folic acid, to help treat anemia. Folic acid can help red blood cells ...

www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/thalassemia/facts.html

When thalassemia is called “alpha” or “beta,” this refers to the part of hemoglobin that isn't being made. If either the alpha or beta part is not made, there ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14508-thalassemias

Jul 14, 2018 ... Four protein chains make up hemoglobin — 2 alpha globin and 2 beta globin chains. There are 2 major types of thalassemia – alpha thalassemia ...

www.healthline.com/health/thalassemia

In alpha thalassemia, at least one of the alpha globin genes has a mutation or abnormality. In beta thalassemia, the beta globin genes are affected.

www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=85&ContentID=P00074

How is alpha thalassemia treated? · Daily doses of folic acid · Blood transfusions (as needed) · Surgery to remove your spleen · Medicines to reduce ext...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/thalassaemia

The only possible cure for thalassaemia is a stem cell or bone marrow transplant, but this is not done very often because of the risks involved. Outlook for ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha-thalassemia

Treatment for alpha-thalassemia may include blood transfusions to maintain hemoglobin at a level that reduces symptoms of anemia.

www.nicklauschildrens.org/conditions/alpha-thalassemia-silent-carrier

Sep 29, 2020 ... Alpha thalassemia is a genetic disease, and the abnormal genes are passed along from parents to their children. A person become an alpha ...

www.hoacny.com/patient-resources/blood-disorders/what-thalassemias/other-names-thalassemias/treatment-thalassemias

Doctors use three standard treatments for moderate and severe forms of thalassemia. These treatments include blood transfusions, iron chelation (ke-LAY-shun) ...

www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0815/p339.html

Aug 15, 2009 ... Silent carriers of alpha thalassemia and persons with alpha or beta thalassemia trait are asymptomatic and require no treatment. Alpha ...

www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/alpha-thalassemia

How is alpha thalassemia treated? · Daily doses of folic acid · Blood transfusions (as needed) · Surgery to remove your spleen · Medicines to reduce ext...