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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In June I had a miscarriage and because I insisted on it my doctor gave me tons of blood tests. He found out that I am compound heterozy...
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I am a male and yesterday I learned that I have a balanced translocation of chromosomes 14 & 17. My wife and I have suffered 5 miscarriag...
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Hello, My mother was just recently dx with A1298c Mutation. Please explain this to me? what causes it? Is it genetic? I have 2 boys mys...
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I'm a 41 y.o. male, writing from Athens, Greece. Since my childhood, I know that I have a hereditary disorder called "thalassemia minor"....
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What does this mean? Our boy was just "diagnosed" with this Duplication on chromosome 7q21.13 large size 1.68 to 1.73 mb Deletion o...
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My Grandson has no enamel on his baby teeth, and they suspect these might be his permanent teeth. He will be 4 March 6 and is a wonderfu...
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How common is it to have posterior helical ear pits? My daughter has them bilateral, she is also over 99% for height(parents 5'7"& 5'11)...
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can the genetic factors MTHFRC677T or Factor V Leiden keep you from GETTING pregnant? not just having miscarriages, and can it lead to b...
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I don't want to sound horribly unsympathetic, but I recently learned that my girlfriend, who I care for deeply, has 2 uterus and 2 cervix...
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I was wondering my possibility in having twins, on my husband's mother's side he has a grandmother who is a fraternal twin. On my side of...
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In the absence of a family history for genetic disease, what is the risk of genetic disorder/birth defect in first cousins of Iranian des...
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i was just wondering if i have kids with my second cousin, what are the chances of there being complications and will the unborn child be...
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Hi...I was hoping you could help me out with something! A dear friend of mine just found out that her 2-year-old daughter has a rare chro...
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I am wondering how good my chances of having twins are. My mom is an identical twin and she has identical twin uncles. My dad is a frat...
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Iam 23 year old and recently I lost male baby.He was diagnosed with spina bida with arnold chairi 2 malformation during ninth month pregn...
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ANYTHING WILL HELP
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I got my blood work back. I was just diagnosed with having Leir Weill Dyschondrosteosis. I have been having alot of hip pain and daily fe...
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I'm 41 w/ hx of breast cx (dx 39 yrs, IDC & DCIS, stage I, chemo no rads). My original CT scan after dx (9/07) showed no nodules on thyro...
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My Mother in law, my husband(her son) and several of her family has this genetic disease. Her sister di researse back in 92-93. We are ...
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Dear Doctor, My Boyfriends' father is 59 years and he suffers from diabetes, he takes insuline injections. He began suffering from dia...
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