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Heritability of Asthma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi doc. id like to ask 2 questions
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   Go on with it
User :   1. is asthma transferable from mother to child?
Doctor :   It does run in families
Doctor :   as it has allergic origin
User :   what is the possibility ratio?
Doctor :   20% more incidence in such families
User :   but not all babies are prone to having asthma?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Not all
User :   fine
User :   now.
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