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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
30 years experience Pediatrics
Immune disorders: Children may be born with immune disorders that affects white blood cell line or immunoglobulins. Based on the kind of deficit the child is not able t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Not many: But when one is born, it's a serious disease that is painful and untreatable. Parents are usually jewish, and both parents carry the gene.
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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Genetic differences: Every child is different- so one may have blue eyes, the another brown, some tall, some short etc. A baby with addison's has a genetic cause- it got g ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Katz
26 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on ethnicity: Approximately 1 of every 5000 births is affected by sickle cell disease, but it is 1 out of 500 for infants of african-american background.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Aproximately 1600: The sickle cell gene is carried without symptoms in 1/12 african americans. The estimated ss birth rate is 1600 according to the georgia comprehensive ... Read More
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Dr. Craig MacArthur
34 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Good: With comprehensive sickle cell care, including newborn screening for the disease, childhood penicillin prophylaxis and receipt of new conjugated vacci ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Both short term and long term outcomes depend on the exact type of congenital heart disease. The great majority of children with congenital heart dise ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Treatment options exist for almost every congenital heart defect, particularly if the child is otherwise healthy. Milder forms will require no specia ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Reflux is universal: For a baby to burp (like you want) it refluxes air from the stomach. A wet burp is the same event with a little added.All babies reflux to some degree ... Read More

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