Q. How to recover from thalassemia intermedia?

Answered by
Dr. Parth R Goswami
and medically reviewed by Dr.Nithila A
This is a premium question & answer published on May 28, 2019

Hello doctor,

My brother has thalassemia intermedia. His Hb is between 7.8 to 9. Please suggest how soon he can recover from this.

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Thalassemia intermedia is severe as compare to thalassemia minor. In this condition, episodic blood transfusion is needed, especially during childhood. Your brother can be prescribed iron tablets if there is no improvement then blood transfusion might be required. I hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.


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