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Can a child inherit multiple sclerosis from a parent?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

Ms is an auto-immune disorder that arises not from genetics but from a sequence of events in ones life that triggers the process.

In brief: No

Ms is an auto-immune disorder that arises not from genetics but from a sequence of events in ones life that triggers the process.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Risk

Although ms is likely mediated via susceptibility factors, the chance of a mother afflicted by ms having a child also with ms is only about 3-5%.

In brief: Risk

Although ms is likely mediated via susceptibility factors, the chance of a mother afflicted by ms having a child also with ms is only about 3-5%.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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