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hemochromatosis during pregnancy

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Females generally do not develop problems with hemochromocytosis until after menopause. Hyperpigmentation can be associated with addison's disease. Go ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Apperently, YES.: This disease manifests in the 3rd to 5th decade of life, but can also be in children. This is from iron overload that is deposited in tissues like he ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
No.: The amount of blood lost in a normal period cannot by any means reoved the hemosiderin deposits in your skin. You are also too young for this to be a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Absolutely: Thanks for your wanting to serve. Hemochromatosis is very common, and it is extremely easy to manage with phlebotomy. I'm hoping that it was diagosed ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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Dr. Erin Robertson
19 years experience General Practice
No: AR 40-501 Ch 2-e(5) "current or history of metabolic liver disease, including but not limited to hemochromatosis..." No chance of a waiver for that on ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
A few: Lack of energy, abdominal pain, memory fog, loss of sex drive, heart flutters, irregular heart beat. When symptoms are associated with hemochromatosis ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Iron overload: This is a genetic tendency to absorb iron too readily through the gut, overloading and damaging the organs. Of all the common, deadly diseases that di ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Inherited: Inherited disorder of any one of a number of genes that are involved in iron transport and storage. The vast majority of hemochromatosis is type ! a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Iron overload: Hemochromatosis results in excess iron deposition in many organs and can result in diseases of liver, pancreas, heart, testes, and skin. See this site ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
31 years experience Pathology
Hemochromatosis: Genetic metabolic disorder of the utilization of iron and can lead to tissue Fe deposits which can have serious side effects to those organs, especial ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Recessive (sort of): The common genetic defect in the hfe gene for phenotypic hemochromatosis is the c282y/c282y homozygous. However other defects other than c282y can lea ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Hemochromatosis is iron storage disease or iron overload.. If not treated, it will damage body organs like The heart, liver , pancreas. It can give ... Read More
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