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my uncle was told that gallbladder issues if genetic run on your maternal side but my uncle , grandmother, great grandmother on fathers side had it?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Genetics: I am unaware of a definitive correlation between maternal or paternal patterns with gb disease predisposition. I believe it "runs in the family" and is not related to gender, as you have realized first hand n your family.

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