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Is HFE hereditary haemochromatosis contagious?

Is HFE hereditary haemochromatosis transmitted from person to person? Is HFE hereditary haemochromatosis contagious? What are the routes of contagion? People with experience in HFE hereditary haemochromatosis help solve this question.

Is HFE hereditary haemochromatosis contagious?
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No

Posted May 21, 2017 by Tony Moorhead 2051
Not in the 'traditional' way, but certainly with the right parents, it depends if they are carrier or not of the gene.

Posted Jun 4, 2017 by bewiki 4317
No you can't just catch it. It is hereditary

Posted Jul 22, 2017 by Tina 1501
It is a hereditary disorder, so you can pass the mutation down to your children but you cannot pass it to anyone else.

Posted Jul 22, 2017 by alohaitsaj 1501
No. It's is only genetic.

Posted Jul 22, 2017 by Salena 2001
No it is not contagious

Posted Jul 23, 2017 by Warbychick 1901
No, most definitely not.

Posted Jul 25, 2017 by Ketil Toska 2051
HFE is not passed by any means other than genetic

Posted Aug 2, 2017 by Natalie 2000

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