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What is the percentage of passing shermans disease type 2 to your children?

What is the percentage of passing shermans disease type 2 to your children?

3 to 5%: Did you mean scheuermann disease? For this diagnosis, genetic factors are more important than environmental ones, but we haven't been able to find specific genes that cause it. Most likely, it's a combo of genes and environmental influences. In conditions with this sort of multifactoral inheritance, the risk for each child of an affected parent is about 3 to 5 percent, or 1 in 20 to 1 in 30. ...Read more

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Kyphosis (Definition)

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I have bipolar disorder type 1. What are the chances of me passing it on to my children. My grandfther had bipolar type 1 aswell.

I have bipolar disorder type 1. What are the chances of me passing it on to my children. My grandfther had bipolar type 1 aswell.

Available studies: Genetic transmission of bipolar disorder is not complete -- your children do not automatically develop the disease that you have. Some studies have shown that with 1 bipolar parent, there is 15% risk in kids' developing the illness; with both parents, it goes up to 30%. So there's a greater chance that your children won't be bipolar, than that they will. Healthy lifestyle helps too. ...Read more

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Might i pass my bipolar type 2 onto my children?

Might i pass my bipolar type 2 onto my children?

Possibly: It is possible that certain psychiatric conditions or traits run in families. Have your child evaluated by a competent psychiatrist to see if this trait is likely present in your child. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of congenital kyphosis type 1 disease?

What are signs and symptoms of congenital kyphosis type 1 disease?

Gibbus in child: Classically this is a child with a gibbus a bump and forward bend to spine most noticable if in thoracic spine it may have no sypmtoms very rare severe cases can develop late neurologic sequela ...Read more

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My partner has Crohn's disease and i was wonder what could be the chance of it passing to our children ?

My partner has Crohn's disease and i was wonder what could be the chance of it passing to our children ?

Yes: Crohn's disease has many genetic components so it is too complicated to say for sure what the risk is that your children will get crohns. However the risk is definitely elevated above the general population--perhaps a 5-10 fold risk above someone else of your same ethnic background. No screen is necessary but if a child has chronic GI complaints, get them checked out. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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What are the chances of passing my celiac disease to my children?

What are the chances of passing my celiac disease to my children?

5-10%: There are genetic influences in celiac disease but these increase susceptibility rather than predict outcome. Even identical twins do not always share the disorder. ...Read more