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Is Asthama a genetic disorder?

yes asthama runs in families, so it should be a gentic disorder. thats why it does not have cure. my grandpa had asthama, my father has asthama, and my brother has asthama. but i dont have thank god.
Fri, 4 Dec 2009
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asthma has familial predospisition but i dont think so they have find any gene as such which will has link..with asthma..my dad has asthma even i have asthma and my son i saloso having asthma so think so there must me some relation witth the asthma ..and family
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Yes it is known to run in families. But can be controlled with proper medical interventions.

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