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Who is more likely to get autoimmune diseases?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Autoimmune disease

Increased risk in family with 1st degree relative or closer 2nd degree relative with any autoimmune disease.
Women also tend to have a slightly increased risk over men.

In brief: Autoimmune disease

Increased risk in family with 1st degree relative or closer 2nd degree relative with any autoimmune disease.
Women also tend to have a slightly increased risk over men.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine

In brief: Females

Women are almost 3 times more likely than men to have autoimmune diseases.
Some diseases, or autoimmunity in general, run in families.

In brief: Females

Women are almost 3 times more likely than men to have autoimmune diseases.
Some diseases, or autoimmunity in general, run in families.
Dr. Angus Worthing
Dr. Angus Worthing
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