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Discoid lupus could be passed on to my kids?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics

In brief: Small chance

There is only a small chance of it being passed on to your children.

In brief: Small chance

There is only a small chance of it being passed on to your children.
Dr. Christine Hom
Dr. Christine Hom
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: not contageous

Not contageous and not direct inheritance, but connective tissue diseases are more common in families with affected members.

In brief: not contageous

Not contageous and not direct inheritance, but connective tissue diseases are more common in families with affected members.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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