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What are the chances of my child getting kidney failure if his father has it?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Depends on cause of

Husband's kidney failure.
Some conditions like autosomal dominant (or adult type) polycycystic renal disease can be inherited by 50% of his offspring. Fortunately, most other causes of kidney failurure are not passed on. Consult with your husband's kidney dr. , he/she can advise you. Good luck.

In brief: Depends on cause of

Husband's kidney failure.
Some conditions like autosomal dominant (or adult type) polycycystic renal disease can be inherited by 50% of his offspring. Fortunately, most other causes of kidney failurure are not passed on. Consult with your husband's kidney dr. , he/she can advise you. Good luck.
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