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Suffering from perthes disease, arthritis. Any issues in having children?

hi my name is courtney kovacs I m 23 years old im 5 feet tall and weigh 200lbs i have perthes disease and am getting arthritis in my whole body me and my partner are worried that i might not be able to have children because of my issues. i fell about a month ago and hurt my back and after that my back has gotten worse so i would like to know if with all of my issues if i can have children and what would the complications be
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Thanks for writing to Healthcare magic,

I have studied your case,
Yes you can have children, perthes can be inherited to your progeny but probablity range from 2 to 10 percent
Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care
Answered: Tue, 6 Aug 2013
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