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A 47-year-old member asked:

Does hemochromatosis treatment require a specialist?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
I don't think so: It's my humble opinion that any family physician can diagnose and treat common hemochromatosis if someone body can be found to do the blood-bag phlebotomy. A hard-core gastroenterologist, cardiologist, or endocrinologist might disagree especially if the diseases has been missed for a long time and allowed to become advanced. Good luck.

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Last updated Oct 13, 2012

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