What's to Know About Fabry Disease?

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What’s to know about fabry disease?

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Fabry disease is a not so common genetic disease. People with the disease have a kind of fatty substance built up in the body, which narrows the blood vessels. Men are more likely to get the disease than women. You start to show symptoms from childhood. These symptoms include:

  • Hearing loss
  • Pain in feet and hands
  • Cloudy vision
  • Ringing in ears
  • Tiny, dark red spots between the knees and belly button

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