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What do you suggest if my friend has a hemochromatosis?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Blood letting: Hemochromatosis can be easily managed by periodic removal of blood to drain the body of excess iron. This is about the only disease where the old practice of blood letting actually works.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

My friend has a hemochromatosis? What is that?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Excess iron: Some people have a hereditary condition leading to excessive iron accumulation in the body. Excess iron is toxic. It is easily treatable. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemochromatosis/basics/definition/con-20023606

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