X-linked CGD carrier females

This section of our website is for females who carry X-linked CGD (XL-CGD).

XL-CGD carrier females will have been identified because a male member (father, son, brother, cousin, nephew) of their family has been diagnosed with CGD. 

If you are a male or female carrying the mutation for autosomal recessive CGD (AR-CGD), please visit this page on our website for information.

Information for X-linked CGD carrier females

Information for X-linked CGD carrier females

This section of our website is for women who have been diagnosed as carriers of X-linked CGD (XL-CGD).

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A guide for X-linked CGD carrier females

A guide for X-linked CGD carrier females

The CGD Society has produced a short guide for X-linked CGD carrier females.

You can download the guide here.

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Inheritance of CGD and future pregnancies

Inheritance of CGD and future pregnancies

Lucinda Brown talks about how CGD is passed between generations and the options available to future parents. 

Download the Q&A session here.

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XL-CGD carrier stories

XL-CGD carrier stories

This section of our website highlights the personal stories of women who have been diagnosed as carriers of X-linked CGD (XL-CGD) and the impact this has had on their life.

If you would like to share your story here to help others, please contact us.

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Carriers of X-linked CGD and Lupus

Carriers of X-linked CGD and Lupus

There is increasing evidence that carriers of X-linked CGD can develop symptoms of the condition lupus. We want to make sure that medical professionals are aware of carrier-related health problems, such as lupus, so that they take them seriously and address them quickly and appropriately.

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Volunteer for X-linked CGD carrier research

Volunteer for X-linked CGD carrier research

If you are a carrier of X-linked CGD, taking part in much-needed research could help improve your health – and that of those affected around the world.

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Mouth ulcers and X-linked CGD carriers

Mouth ulcers and X-linked CGD carriers

Carriers of X-linked CGD can sometimes develop painful mouth ulcers, also called ‘apthous’ ulcers or ‘canker sores’. They can be treated but may keep coming back.

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FAQs on X-linked carrier issues

FAQs on X-linked carrier issues

Lupus and carriers of X-linked CGD

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