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is less frequent urination a symptom of iron overload (hemochromatosis)

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Fatigue, aches: A person absorbs iron from foods and oral iron supplements because human bodies require iron. If he has plenty of iron, his body won't absorb as much ... Read More
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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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You're fine: Argentinas gauchos live in a 100% meat diet without apparent ill effects. In the absence of the gene for hemochromatosis, your gut simply doesn't abso ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Let me help: Most hemochromatosis worldwide is caused by mutations at the hfe gene locus; most europeans with a worrisome mutation here have c282y, but there are o ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Incomplete info: I suspect you have thalassemia minor. This is not hemochromatosis at least yet.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
75 years experience Endocrinology
Hemochromatosis: Hyperventilation not a common symptom of hemochromatosis iron overload during reproductive years is reduced in women due to menstrual loss iron overlo ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hemachromatosis: The single gene carrier will likely not develop any symptoms or problems from increased iron absorption. You will still need to have regular blood wo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Iron overload: You would be best served by seeing a gastroenterologist if you suspect iron overload as the doctor can check you for many things.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Too much bodily iron: As a result of the inability to increase iron loss, iron overload is an inevitable response to increased iron entry into the body. This can occur by o ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Hard to say: It is impossible to say as there are many causes for iron overlaid and even hhc. For the common c282y homozygotes it has been approximated to be 0.4 ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Can be deadly: 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
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