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How do I know if I have Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency?

What signs or symptoms may make you suspect you may have Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency. People who have experience in Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency offer advice of what things may make you suspicious and which doctor you should go to to receive treatment

Do I have Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency?
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You need to be tested for it via blood.

Posted Jul 7, 2017 by Theresa 4010

Do I have Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency?

Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency?

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Is Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency contagious?

Is Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency contagious?

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ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency

ICD10 code of Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency and ICD9 code

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Is Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency hereditary?

Is Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency hereditary?

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Natural treatment of Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency

Is there any natural treatment for Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency?

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Living with Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency

Living with Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency. How to live with Alpha 1-antitr...

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Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency symptoms

Which are the symptoms of Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency?

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Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency jobs

Can people with Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency work? What kind of work can ...

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World map of Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency

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Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency stories
                                                                Hello, my name is Tina Middleton Chapman and I am 46 years old.  I live in New Tazewell, TN (USA), and I have https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealt...
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I was finally diagnosed with ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS in January 2009 after what I can only describe as an uphill battle both physically and emotionally. I am a mother of 5 children and had my first child at just 16 yrs of age. I had my 5 wonderful ...
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In February/March 2015 I had pneumonia, as I do every year. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, I was able to go to the two week follow up appointment. The doctor thought I had some ongoing problems and ordered some tests in April. The results sent m...
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  HI, I AM ALECIA.  I AM 69, WIDOWED, MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER AND RETIRED RN.  I HAVE ALPHA 1, A GENETIC COPD/ EMPHYSEMA, WHERE I RECEIVED A Z GENE FROM EACH PARENT. MY NEW MANTRA IS FROM "MADAGASCAR"  "YOU GOT TO MOVE IT, MOVE IT, MOVE IT!"  MY DA...
Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency stories
In 1994 I began to feel breathless whilst working as a community nurse. Climbing stairs became a struggle and then continuous lung infections and colds. Dignosis was made one year later - Z-nul - and I continued working for 9 years. Becoming limited ...

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I am an MZ and everything I read says don't worry just don't drink, don't smoke.... but my initial level was 16.5 micro mols in 2011 when I was first tested. I just got tested again to see what my AAT level is at currently and it is down to 12.75. Sh...

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