Many people undergo genetic testing at some point in their lives — but miss the test for Gaucher disease.
This is because, although common, Gaucher Disease isn’t life threatening and is not included in all Jewish genetic testing panels.
- Enlarged spleen and liver
- Low platelet count
- Easy bruising and nose bleeds
- Bone and joint pain
If you experience symptoms or if Gaucher disease runs in your family, it is important to get tested. Testing for Gaucher disease is easy and involves a standard blood test.
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Once diagnosed, Gaucher disease can be treated with medication. Learn more about Gaucher Disease Treatment | National Gaucher Foundation.