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My grandmother and my mother both have tested positive for celiac disease. Is this a dominant or recessive trait?

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Dr. Ernest Fischer
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: Neither

While you may inherit the immune risk factor from a parent that does not guarantee getting Celiac disease.
If you have a 1st degree relative with confirmed Celiac disease then there is roughly a 20% chance of developing it in your lifetime.

In brief: Neither

While you may inherit the immune risk factor from a parent that does not guarantee getting Celiac disease.
If you have a 1st degree relative with confirmed Celiac disease then there is roughly a 20% chance of developing it in your lifetime.
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