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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Kliefelter & Turner: Most common is klinefelter's syndrome 47 XXY (male) next most common is turner syndrome 45 xo (female), following are all much less common:- triple x ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Ng
Dr. Henry Ng answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Generally yes: But it depends on the nature of the disorder and the effect on reproduction. Some people with a sex chromosome disorder can have problems with fertil ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
A genetic syndrome: Changes in chromosome (chr.) # occur by accidental gain or loss of one copy of a chr. During formation of eggs or sperm. If that atypical germ cell i ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Many but rare: The most common is trisomy 21 also known as down's syndrome. You can have too many y chromosomes (klinefelters) or a missing x (turners). There are ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Variable: Depends on the affected chromosome. The commonest is down's syndrome where there are three #21 chromosomes in each cell instead of the normal two. The ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
A few: These are uncommon. You can have extra y chromosomes termed klinefelter's syndrome and you can have only one x termed turner's syndrome. One y only, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Maternal age over 35, prior child with a disorder, certain family histories, or depending on your ethnic background, you may need or choose testing. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal Fetal Spec: You and your partner can test through a simple blood test. The baby may be tested on a limited number of things through moms blood. More advanced te ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Testing is a personal decision. Some women would terminate an abnormal pregnancy. Others feel that they would be able to plan better or would make di ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Ask your doctor: There are many tests available. What you do depends on how much risk you are willing to take; how important this information is to you; whether or no ... Read More

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