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Is it possible that hemochromatosis can go into remission

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
With treatment only: This is the most common of genetic diseases. It is a state of iron overload due to increased absorption of iron. It is treated with therapeutic phle ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Over time, excesses of iron build up in major organs such as the heart, liver, pancreas, joints and pituitary. If the extra iron is not removed, these ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably not: Hemochromatosis is caused by the accumulation of excess iron in the body - eventually depositing in the liver, heart and other organs. Anemia is not ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Very different tests: The tests for these two entities are very different and the results of one do not reveal any thing about the other. Both do affect liver function.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 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 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
30 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

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