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are there prenatal tests for this disorder

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on the test: It depends on the tests. Usually you get a battery of tests at your first pre-natal visit, then at 28 and 36 weeks. Other testing, such as checking ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Screening 4 problems: Prenatal care serves the maternal-fetal pair by preventing some complications and detecting other complications early (before irreparable damage). As ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meena Khandelwal
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
CVS or amnio: A woman can undergo chorionic villous sampling between 10-13 weeks or amniocentesis between 15-24 wks for chromosomal analysis which will reveal the 1 ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meena Khandelwal
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Testing depends on the type of albinism. Please check this website out - http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/sites/genetests/lab/disease/albinism?Db=genetests ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
New born testing: All new borns are tested for pku. There is no danger to the fetus, as long as mother does not have pku. Pre-natal testing is not indicated as treatm ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Good question.: I believe so, however they are not mandatory. It depends on moral, cultural, spiritual, religious and socioeconomic facotrs, and hinges on what they w ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe not: Prenatal testing is usually for the parents, peace of mind and intervention. There are a growing number of conditions that intervention can improve o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Not clear: I'm not clear what disease you are asking about screening for. Please clarify and re-ask question.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
This would include: your blood type, Rh serology, Group B strep, GC,Chlamydia, RPR, HIV, Hepatitis B , MMR, Chickenpox .
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Dr. Jay Shayevitz
43 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
First, : First, every child is a blessing, and quality of life is what you make of it. Second, it's difficult to determine the severity of deficit on the basi ... Read More
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