What symptoms can be caused by genetic disorders?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Because there are so many varied diseases that are considered genetic disorders, a common list of symptoms does not exist. However, due to patterns of inheritance, some people may have milder symptoms of disease than others, and some may not have symptoms at all.
If you have concerns about specific symptoms that could be related to a genetic disorder, contact your doctor. You can also find information on wWeb sites sponsored by the National Center for Biotechnology Information and the Genetic Alliance.

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