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Hb D Iran

Overview Brief

 Hb D Iran  test is performed to check for hemoglobin D iran (an uncommon structural hemoglobin variant) in the patient’s bloodstream.

What is Hb D Iran?

Hb D Iran is a blood test which helps in diagnosing and evaluating the presence of hemoglobin D iran in patient’s bloodstreams. The test is named so because the variation was initially observed in Iran.

 Why is Hb D Iran Suggested?

Hb D Iran  is generally suggested when the patient is showing the following symptoms

  • Fatigue
  • Anemia
  • Pain crises
  • Leg ulcers

How is Hb D Iran performed?

Hb D Iran test is a quite simple test.

  • The arm of the patient is cleaned with a germ-killing solution.
  •  5 ml blood is drawn.
  • Sample is then sent to lab for further testing.
  •  Patient will receive the test results after a period of time.

What are parameters measured in Hb D Iran

Hb D Iran test measures.

  • A gene and variant

Preparation before Hb D Iran

Hb D Iran  is a safe procedure. No special preparation required for the test. Patients have to schedule the test beforehand.

  • Inform your doctor if you are on any medication or have any underlying medical condition.
  • Try and tell the doctor all the symptoms.

Post-care after Hb D Iran

Hb D Iran test doesn’t require any post care.

  • The patient is free to go home after they have given the sample for Hb D Iran.
  • You may rest for some time.

Sample types in Hb D Iran

  • Blood

Side-effects of Hb D Iran

Hb D Iran  test is a safe procedure. Some common risks are

  • For people who are scared of injections, this can be a painful process.
  • Risk of infection (from where the skin is broken).
  • Fainting or feeling lightheaded.
  • Accumulation of blood under the skin.

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