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Get Reliable Thalassemia Test in Kolkata

Thalassemia is an inherited disease where the body produces abnormal haemoglobin. The children inherit this blood disorder if either of the parents is a thalassemia carrier. Moderate to severe amounts of thalassemia can create problems like anaemia, breathing trouble and fatigue in an individual.

Thus, the thalassemia test in Kolkata has become an unavoidable initiative, especially for pregnant women. If you or your partner or both are thalassemia carriers, then the same will affect the life of your unborn child.

At IFM, you can avail well-advanced state of art technology for the thalassemia test in Kolkata. Our certified doctors will check your reports and guide you with medicines and procedures if you’re tested positive for thalassemia.

What is Thalassemia?

It is a blood disorder where the amount of haemoglobin formation is reduced to the required amount in the blood. Since haemoglobin is responsible for transporting oxygen to the different organs of the body hence moderate to severe thalassemia patients are always at high risk of developing diseases.

Why is a thalassemia test important during pregnancy?

Suppose the mother is a carrier of thalassemia beta. In that case, there is a high chance that the foetus will also develop the same, and it is essential to get the mother tested for thalassemia negative during pregnancy.


Thalassemia - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of thalassemia test in Kolkata?

At IFM, you can avail of the CVS and amniocentesis test for thalassemia within a package cost of rupees 12000. For further details contact us.

What is the process of thalassemia testing?

For pregnant women, sickle cell is tested through blood tests. If the result is positive, tests are performed to check the type of thalassemia the mother has.

What are the prenatal thalassemia tests in Kolkata?

Two major tests, amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling, are conducted on pregnant women for Thalassemia testing. Amniocentesis is done in the 16th week, while CVS is done in the 11th week of pregnancy.

What is the most specific test for thalassemia?

Blood tests are the most effective way of diagnosing thalassemia. The most common type of thalassemia test consists of Complete Blood Count (CBC) and specialised hemoglobin tests. A CBC is a much more complete test, as it counts the amount of hemoglobin along with the blood cells.

What are the key signs of thalassemia?

The symptoms of thalassemia can vary depending on the type of disease one is suffering from. However, the common signs of thalassemia include:
  • Fatigue
  • Pale or yellowish skin
  • Facial bone deformity
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Dark urine
  • Slow growth

What if thalassemia is positive?

One is considered thalassemia positive if they do not carry enough hemoglobin in their blood. It can cause anemia, leaving the patient fatigued. For mild symptoms, the patient may not need treatment. However, in severe cases, one might need regular blood transfusions. Choosing a healthy diet and regular exercise can also help to remove fatigue.

Which thalassemia test before marriage?

To determine if a couple are carriers of thalassemia, there is a need to perform a premarital test. It consists of a blood test, which can determine whether both or one member of the couple are thalassemia carriers. If not, there is no need to worry.

How do you test for thalassemia?

A blood test can determine the signs of thalassemia in an individual. A Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test includes the measurement of hemoglobin and the number of red blood cells (RBC). People with thalassemia have fewer healthy blood cells and lesser hemoglobin than healthy people.
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