Is a person afflicted with HD; that was not hereditary, more or less prone to symptoms? The CAG measurement for us was less than or equal to 26 and the second set was greater than or equal to 43 repeats. I am confused, studies indicate 26 or less you most likely do not have the mutant 4th chromosome gene and if your number is higher than 40 you most likely do. How can I have such conflicting measurements?
The gene is not real stable. Maybe that explains the difference. Huntingtons' is always inherited. It is possible that the parent didn't have the disease but they had the gene. If you have been diagnosed with it, the symptoms are pretty much a given. Sorry. The whole family should find a support group. It is a difficult diagnosis to deal with alone.
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