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Can you find Huntington disease in women?

June 27, 2015

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Can you find Huntington disease in women?

Q. Also in women can you find Huntington disease?

Anonymous, Child, Spain

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A. Hi!

Good question, yes, HD affects both men and women, it does not matter what gender you are. Some doctors seem to have it in their heads that HD only affects men, but this is completely wrong.

Take care

Matt