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Is multiple sclerosis hereditary?
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Complex
Multiple sclerosis is an issue of genetic susceptibility, not the usual heredity, and risk runs about 3-5% if mother has it, 1-2% if father has it.
But without specific environmental triggers, the disease will be unlikely to manifest.

In brief: Complex
Multiple sclerosis is an issue of genetic susceptibility, not the usual heredity, and risk runs about 3-5% if mother has it, 1-2% if father has it.
But without specific environmental triggers, the disease will be unlikely to manifest.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Worse
Many patients with MS fell worse in the heat.

In brief: Worse
Many patients with MS fell worse in the heat.
Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
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In brief: No proof
No conclusive proof that m s is transmitted by genetics ( hereditary) but slightly higher incidence is noted in some families.

In brief: No proof
No conclusive proof that m s is transmitted by genetics ( hereditary) but slightly higher incidence is noted in some families.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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