Genetic Diseases and Conditions

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June 22, 2017: I have a brother who is suffering from Fragile X syndrome (full mutation). I wanted to know, given that I am male, what my chances of being a carrier are. How will the future generations of my family be affected by this?
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May 9, 2017: I found out that I am heterozygous for the H63D hemochromatosis mutation. I'm really worried, because I've read that it's associated with neurodegenerative diseases. Is this true? Does this mean I will get a neurodegenerative disease? Also, is this kind of mutation uncommon?
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March 7, 2017: Can a baby be born lactose intolerant?
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February 27, 2017: I am worried about familial ALS because I have rs3849942(A;A). Does this mean I for sure will end up with ALS?
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February 7, 2017: My sister in law has 4 kids with the last one having the genetic disorder Kabuki Syndrome. I have read that if the kid is a boy, the syndrome is carried by the mother, who in this case is my husband's sister. What is the probability of my husband carrying it? When is the best testing for it? Should we test him before a future pregnancy or the fetus once pregnant?
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November 15, 2016: I know someone with a balanced translocation. The doctor said there are four possible combinations for her kids. Can you explain what they are?
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November 8, 2016: Is there any proof that scoliosis is hereditary?
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November 1, 2016: Is there any evidence that Parry Romberg Syndrome is genetic?
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October 27, 2016: What does the schizophrenic gene look like?
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October 6, 2016: Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) runs in a friend's family. If their son inherited it, what are the chances that the son's children will have DMD?
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January 3, 2006: ¿Es la diabetes una enfermedad genética?
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July 19, 2005: Hay muchos casos de Lupus en mi familia del lado de mi mamá. Tanto mi mamá y mi hermana menor lo tienen. ¿Es el Lupus genético? Puedo pasar se lo a mis hijas? Quiero saber – he visto lo que esta enfermedad puede hacer. Quiero estar lista.
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