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can breastfeeding affect dna testing

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience in Pediatrics
.: If you are asking about dna testing for a baby for paternity testing...No it will not be affected by breast feeding. If you question is about somethin ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Your DNA is the library of information held within the nucleus of each living cell. What you eat or drink at any age does not change the DNA. What you ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
An accredited Lab: Why do you want this test? Have you had an antibody test for hiv? Was it positive? If positive, HIV nucleic acid testing will confirm the infection. Y ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. This is actually a good question but it is legal in nature. I recommend that you pose this same question on the legal portion of avvo.Com. It w ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Largely positive: Prenatal vitamins should support pregnancy and give you the essential building blocks throughout the process. Unless you are allergic to the vitamins ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
What are you asking?: Can you clarify? Genetic testing for DNA isn't subject to much in the way of outside influences. Genetic work on colorblindness is available but we'r ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience in Family Medicine
No.: If you have any doubts about being pregnant follow up with your GYN provider for further tests.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Dna testing is on blood. The mother has already contributed 50% of the dna so breast milk will not interfere...It is oral and digested.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Varies: A variety of chemicals or teratogens can alter the growth during pregnancy. Here is a website from the cdc with more clarification http://www.Cdc. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Not that I know of: I am not aware of any versions of kimchi that would contain active amounts of ethanol. Ethyl glucuronide is highly specific for ethanol, and unless y ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Antibiotics should not effect the results of your HIV testing results.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Having a chlamydial infection will not impact a pregnancy test.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Baby's health: Rh factor typically does not affect fertility, but it can affect a woman's secondary and beyond pregnancies if she is rh negative and her partner is r ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
43 years experience in General Surgery
Doesnt: 2 separate issues. Hiv patients with low CD4 counts mayhave worse response to cancer treatment and outcome.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Prenatal MVI (multivitamin): No. It should not.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: First genetics are responsible for only some birth defects. Second the genetic tests that are usually done in pregnancy are for chromosomal problems ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Spiramycin is in breast milk. I was not able to locate definitive recommendations on the american academy of pediatrics websire regarding spiramycin ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Marijuana: No it doesn't
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A male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Hepatitis B antigens: Positive hepatitis B antigens found in the blood are sign of infection, but antibodies to the antigens are signs of protection. Other antibodies are f ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No, it should not: Affect a standard urine pregnancy test, nor should it have any appreciable effect upon a serum beta- HCG test. Likewise, the predictive quality of ei ... Read More
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Dr. Ian Taras
Dr. Ian Taras answered
28 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not sure how it could.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not that I am aware of.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Every medication is different....Some are safe with no harmful effects, while others can be extremely harmful to a fetus. Contact your provider to mak ... Read More
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