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Can A Friend Or Grandfather Fill In As A Father Figure
YES!: A father figure is usually an older man, normally one with power, authority, or strength, with whom one can identify with on a deeply psychological level and who generates emotions generally felt towards one's father... An emotional substitute for a father... ...Read more
How long does it take to be back on shape, After bring diagnoised with Bones Tuberculosis. My friend's father is 68 and has been sick for longtime.
There's an hemochromatosis health issue in my family. My grandfather had it, but not my father. What are the chances that I have the disease?
Low, probably: If your granddad had hereditary hemochromatosis caused by homozygous mutations of the hfe gene, then your father has at least one mutation. Your mom may be a carrier - this is pretty common: about 1/9 people with a northern european background have 1 mutation. So your risk of inheriting 2 mutations may be about 3%. However, 75-90% of individuals with 2 mutations never get sick. ...Read more
I am 22 yrs old female my height is 142 CM i.E: 4'8'' .My father and grandfather are also short. Now is there any chance i can still grow a few inches?
Possibly: Having 2 affected family members is suspicious for familial cardiomyopathy. To be certain, it is necessary to determine the cause of the cardiomyopathy in your father and gf. The risk is greater if they had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. In cases of dilated cardiomyopathy of unknown cause, 30-40% are familial. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is my grandfathers and father's younger brothers hight will influence me .Am already 6 feet now(17 age)their hight is almst 6'5ft.Which age wl i grow?
Predict adult height: There are many adult height prediction calculators available online. Enter your data into a few like http://www.Calculator.Net/height-calculator.Html. Most will ask for your mom & dad's height (not more distant relatives). Every now & then, you'll get someone like jeremy lin (no relation) who just lucked out genetically speaking if you like being tall. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Is there any chance to grow the hight of me than my parents(5'5ft), grandfather and my father's younger brother(6'6ft)?
Where are you now?: If you are 4'4' then unlikely, if close to parents' height, you have another few years before growth plates close, and should discuss this concern with your parents and pediatrician to see if eligible for growth hormone based on taller potential in your family tree. Good luck. ...Read more
It has been in the male members of my relatives including my father and grandfather. The prostate operation need i mean. Will have i to do that too?
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