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is there a genetic link to lympehdema

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nitin Ohri
13 years experience Radiation Oncology
Rare: While some very rare genetic syndromes may increase the risk of developing long cancer, the vast majority of lung cancers occur in people without gene ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
17 years experience Medical Oncology
Not known at present: Although it can run in families if there is exposure to tobacco smoke or other environmental carcinogens (radon).
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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Pick's Disease is a: rare form of dementia similar to Alzheimer's Disease. It progresses slow but steady and involves Pick bodies and Pick cells which contain an abnormal ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Loose link : All of the neural tube defects from anencephaly down down the back to spina bifida are all loosely linked through numerous genes.Recurrence risk after ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Susceptibility: Adem is classically a mono phasic illness in children following a viral infection or vaccination, and is considered a secondary autoimmune reaction to ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: It depends on your family history and the specific adrenal dysfunction you are suffering from.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
More with type 2: Actually, type 2 diabetes has a stronger genetic link than type 1, which is more autoimmune/viral mediated. People often assume that type 1 is the "m ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Genetic link?: I found no specific references to a genetic link between Marfan & cutis marmorata other than possibly in a rare form of homo-cystenuria "arising due t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Genetic v environmen: This is a great question, but we don't know the complete answer to it. Kids who have bright parents tend to have higher iq's- but is that just because ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Charmoy
35 years experience Dentistry
No: It is a genetic disease.

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