Thalassemia symptoms in children after 6 months
to report Group of Provinces of Javanaz Journalists Club Mehri Farshad, who is in charge of special patients at the province’s University of Medical Sciences, said: As the child grows older, changes in the face such as head enlargement, nose depression, and a large belly occur, which are due to the enlargement of internal organs such as the liver and spleen.
He added: “Patients need continuous blood transfusions, and definitive diagnosis of the disease is only possible with blood tests.”
He said: Prevention of thalassemia is easy and its treatment is very difficult, so the best and easiest way is pre-marriage tests.
Mehri Farshad pointed out: Due to the seriousness of this disease, if a fetus is diagnosed with thalassemia major, abortion is performed before the 12th week of pregnancy with the permission issued by the Supreme Leader’s Office.