A 51-year-old member asked:
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Uncle has a type of hemophilia 1 as i do. I want to know what the probablity of my children obtaining this disease and how come?

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
Genetics: You have possibly carrier gene . Double recessive gene will express that is disease hemophelia .It was common in the royal family due to in breeding read up on tramission of genes and inheritable diseases .There is lot of informaltion available reserch on it and will discuss if any more questions.
Answered on Jun 13, 2013

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