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Is spherocytosis contagious?

Asked by dopeguru (1253points) December 23rd, 2015

I looked online and couldn’t find whether its contagious or not.

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No. It’s not.

It is when red blood cells are shaped like balls instead of discs. It’s often a hereditary condition but is also seen in auto immune haemolytic anemia.

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@Lightlyseared Can it be sexually transmitted?

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Well unless you count passing it on to your children.

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