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Can u have endometriosis if no one in your family has it or is it not inherited?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Endometriosis affects 15% of women.
There is a genetic predisposition but that is not a requirement for developing this frequently troublesome gynecologic disorder.

In brief: Yes

Endometriosis affects 15% of women.
There is a genetic predisposition but that is not a requirement for developing this frequently troublesome gynecologic disorder.
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