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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Onset of derm: It is likely that your underlying predisposition to these skin issues has been activated by a trigger or combination of them. Skin ailments in the ato ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Most legitimate dono: Most legitmate donor instutions do considerable screen a donors genetic hx. They may not do dna studies, but most people don't. I would discuss the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Pederson
26 years experience General Surgery
Usually not: Osteoporosis is a common problem for postmenopausal women, not genetic. Longstanding hyperparathyroidism can also lead to bone calcium loss (generally ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Vaux
26 years experience Clinical Genetics
General answer: Genetics is a term that refers to the study of genes and their role in inheritance – the way certain traits are passed down from one generation to ano ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Terminology?: Besides basic textbooks for primary care physicians & nurses, there are several websites. Genealliance.Org, genetest.Org, omim, nord are a few that de ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: genetics is the science of inheritance for all living things, as well as some non-living things like viruses which use living things to replicate. I ... Read More
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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Not clear: Pacns (primary angiitis of the central nervous system) is rare enough that conclusions cannot yet be made with great certainty. It seems to have an au ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and No: Genetic predisposition for disease doesn't always mean a person gets sick. For example, people with a genetic predisposition for developing type 2 dia ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Both important: If your family lived a long, healthy life you have a good chance of doing so as well. However, if your lifestyle includes things like smoking, drinkin ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It may or may not be: It may be genetic in some and not in others.If you have family history of allergic to certain foods than it may be genetic.But you can not be allergic ... Read More

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