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Genetic Disorders Forum
Questions in the Genetics Forum are being answered by medical professionals and experts. This forum is for questions and support regarding a person’s predisposition to a variety of medical conditions such as Ashkenazi Jewish Diseases, Bleeding Disorders, Blood Clotting Disorders, Cancer Genetics and Hereditary Cancer Syndromes, Chromosome Abnormalities, Congenital Birth Defects, Cystic Fibrosis, Family History, Fragile X Syndrome, Infertility, Newborn Screening, Rare Genetic Disorders, Prenatal Screening and Testing.
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I just read an article about Sickle Cell trait and the life threatening effects of athletic overexertion. (Washington Post, 8/4/2009). A...
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I am a 61 year old female with breast and thyroid cancer. My older sister was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 61. We also ha...
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hi, I'm 18 years old and over the past 2 years ive taken a notice that many things on the right side of my body have grown larger than th...
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My daughter has been undergoing many tests to determine the causes of her problems. Here is her history. Born on 30 August at 35 week...
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I recently had a heart attack. A few years ago my brother had a DVT and didn't respond to coumaden. During my heart attack I didn't res...
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I am 51 and earlier this year was hospitalized for 5 emboli. As far as I know there is no family history of such occurances. DNA testin...
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I need to be tested for a pre-existing condition in my sister where she had a missing platelet marker on one of her genes. This then mean...
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I'm a 44-year-old woman in good general health, and I've wondered for years if Marfan syndrome ran in my family. My dad's side of the fam...
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Both my husband and I are fraternal twins. I also have twins on BOTH sides of my family. Is there anyway to figure out the probability ...
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Can DeGeorge Sequince " Chromosome 22 Defficiancy" cause Night Terrers and if it does what can be done to ease the nightmares for younge ...
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i was tested for my son on NF useing the gene test. i was told by the doc that i was in a 5% group where the neurofibroma gene is not sh...
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Hello, after 5 miscarriages, we got to know that my husband has a reciprocal translocation between chromosome 11 and 22. i underwent one ...
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My daughter recently tested positive for one copy of the A1298C mutation. She has also been diagnosed PDD NOS. Should we consult with a...
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I had a DVT in 2006 at the age of 24. After genetic testing I was informed that I was Compound Heterozygous MTHFR C677T/A1298C. Also posi...
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I'm 25 years old and I have a large cafe au lait spot on my left upper thigh that practically covers the skin from my knee to my upper bu...
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Hello: I would like to know if skin elasticity is the determining factor in deciding if a patient has EDS. I have many of the symptoms ...
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i am 22 and i have three kids me and my partner want twins i am a faternal twin and his aunt had a set of identical twins what are our ch...
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Persistently looking for the place where the forum can be to write about something that interested me, whether anybody has any kind of re...
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We have the BRCA-1 mutation on my dad's side of the family. Three geneticists claim that the odds of inheriting the mutation are 50/50 wi...
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I have three daughters aged 1,2 and 7. They all have hypermobile joints (fingers, wrists, elbows, knees, ankles) the youngest seems to h...
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