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Hello, Thank you for the question. How is her father? Does he have thalassemia?
Thank you for further information. She should not have thalassemia major or intermedia as her father is normal. Again, thalassemia major would have symptoms by this age. However, the possibility of thalassemia minor or trait can not be ruled out totally if you have it. When examining blood picture, Target cells are seen in the film of persons with Thalassemia minor. I think her blood picture did not show it. So doctors did not think about it. Electrophoresis of hemoglobin or column chromatography can be taken, if doctor suspects for confirmation.
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You are welcome. I told about your daughter. She would have severe anemia requiring transfusion in case of Thalassemia major Thalassemia minor or trait can cause mild anemia.
As she did not have severe anemia requiring transfusion she should not have thalassemia major. Iron overload occurs from repeated transfusion & iron supplements. Thalassemia intermedia causes symptoms but milder. I feel you need not worry about those conditions.
You are again welcome. Best wishes for your family. Kindest regards.