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in·her·i·ted dis·or·der(in-her'i-tĕd dis-ōr'dĕr)
Patient discussion about inherited disorder
Q. What are the chances that my baby will inherit psoriasis from his father? My husband has a mild case of psoriasis. On his elbows, knees, back and lower back. He doesn't treat it because he says it is sometime that won't go away, he uses certain products for relief sometimes. What are the chances our baby will get that? And can he get it on his face? Thanks
Q. Is bipolar disease a hereditary problem? My only son is in his teens that is the age to enjoy life, but he cannot enjoy his life with his friends because we found that he is suffering from a bipolar condition. I feel so sad for him and though my care-free days have gone, I often think about how much fun I had at his age. I too suffered from a bipolar disorder and my mom too. Is bipolar disease a hereditary problem? I want him to help to enjoy his life.
Q. Is FMS heredetery? My mother was diagnosed with FMS and I would like to know what are the chances I’ll have it too.