A 20-year-old female asked:
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just out of curiosity, can graves' disease be transferred to someone by sex? my boyfriend is worried that i can transfer it to him if we have sex.

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Graves' disease: Graves' disease is a thyroid condition. It is not an infectious disease.
Answered on Nov 15, 2013

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