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All Endo, PCOS, Adeno, Hysto's, Pelvic Pain this is the link to our new Exchange. It will take some time to get everything re-entered...but WELCOME ALL!!!
Chances of inheriting endometriosis
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Anon_18490 posted:
I have endometriosis and have had two little girls. My worry is for my daughters. I don't want them to have to live with this condition. Does anyone know what the chances of inheriting the condition are? And does anyone have the condition and have a daughter who does'nt? I can't stop worrying about this. Please any advice?
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jenkoelenko responded:
I'm not sure if this'll help at all, but I've been told by my dr. that it isn't genetically related; not something that you necessarily can pass on. It stands to reason in my mind that if it was genetically inherited, wouldn't our mothers/grandmothers/aunts/ etc have it? wouldn't they have passed it on? I know that neither my grandmother, mother, of aunts have it. I hope that helps even just a little!!!
~Jenna 24 ttc since 1/07, dx'd w/ endo stage IV via lap 06/08, 1 round lupron, 4 rounds of clomid, dx'd w/ PCOS 06/11, more clomid, m/c 9/2011 - my sweet little angel
 
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24sdmm replied to jenkoelenko's response:
Oh that helps thank you I hate this condition sometimes I feel like it affects my life alot. I don't want my kids to suffer. No one in my family has this and everyone gets pregnant really easy. I'm the only one who has had to struggle a bit more.


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