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Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in General Health
Question: Hi, Good afternoon. I have a question. I have no family history of disease that runs in my family. My father was just diagnosed with Grave's disease am I at risk. I'm concerned. Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, you are at risk!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

With your father having graves’s disease. You are certainly at increased risk compared to the rest of the population with no family members who have Grave’s disease. However, we can not for sure say you will have this same condition in future.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me as you please.
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