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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Age 50: Men and women should have their first screening colonoscopy at age 50 unless they have a family history which would warrant an earlier initial screeni ... Read More
Dr. Luis Matos
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
50: You should have it around 50 y/o unless you have a family history of colon cancer then it should be earlier.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Which condition?: Different autoimmune diseases have different work-up protocols. This would depend entirely on what is being considered in your case. More information ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Blood and U/S tests.: First trimester screen for any pregnancy includes a sonographic examination to determine plurality, basic fetal anatomy, gestational sac location, fet ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If the outcome is important to you schedule it now. If not, you are accepting the level of information women had in the 1960's.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some skip it: The information is available to you and for your peace of mind. Some don't care to know and avoid it.I find it helpful to most in doing life planning.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
No concerns: Nothing to worry about, won't affect chance for pregnancy or miscarriage risk.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Major
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prenatal screening: First trimester screening is a prenatal screening test for Trisomy 21 and Trisomy 18. It is done in the first 13 weeks of pregnancy and involves a bl ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Even with " soft signs" their still there they need to be explained. Your pcp is a good place to start.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
21 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Reassurance!: If all that's found is a soft marker, and your screening and cell free dna results are normal, the most likely answer is that the soft marker is a no ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Maslovaric
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: This is not a routine test.

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