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I have a rare genetic condition called galactosemia. I have been blaming my parents?

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In brief: Inherited

Galactosemia is a autosomal recessive condition that you inherit which causes you to metabolise galactose and other sugars incorrectly or differently.
Autosomal recessive conditions usually come from both parent's--usually as carriers but not expresing the disease. No sense blaming them -- you may pass it on to your children.

In brief: Inherited

Galactosemia is a autosomal recessive condition that you inherit which causes you to metabolise galactose and other sugars incorrectly or differently.
Autosomal recessive conditions usually come from both parent's--usually as carriers but not expresing the disease. No sense blaming them -- you may pass it on to your children.
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