Allergies and genetics; Genetics and allergies
A specific allergy is not usually inherited, but the tendency to develop allergies is often inherited. If both parents have allergies, their child is likely to have allergies.
For general information on allergies and their treatment, see:
- hay fever
- allergy to mold, dander, dust
- food allergies
- drug allergies
by Janet G. Derge, M.D.
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