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    Can Parkinson's Disease be passed on?
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    dinichols posted:
    My grandfather (my dads dad) had Parkinson's Disease and my father has Parkinson's Disease. Can this disease be passed on to my children? My 27 year old daughter has shaking in her hands all the time and involuntary movement in her right hand. Could these be signs and symptoms of early Parkinson's Disease?
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Please urge your daughter to get a comprehensive check up. Those symptoms could indicate a number of issues - or none - but need to be checked by a medical professional.

    Here is an answer from our expert about heredity and PD. Click here to read his answer:
    http://forums.webmd.com/3/parkinsons-disease-exchange/forum/551

    Haylen


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