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Hemochromatosis

I am a 50 year old Female and I have Hereditary Hemochromatosis.  I also have the Defective Gene.  I went for my first Therapeutic Phlebotomy and after my pint of blood was drawn...I passed out..BIG TIME...I was told I "vaseled"?  I was told my pulse dropped, my blood pressure dropped, I lost my bladder and I ended up in the Emergency Room.  What happened to me?  I went in for a bloodletting session and ended up in the ER?  Is this common?
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