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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
No.: Most cases are sporadic, though some are familial. There is no association with either increased maternal or paternal age. The prevalence is estimated ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Most often, down's syndrome, or trisomy 21, occurs in women over the age of 35 and increases with age. For people at risk, there are definitive diagn ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Risks for any pregnc: The rate of ds births are lowest in the early 20's at about 1/2000 with a gradual increase in risks that hit 1/100 at 40 .There is always a baseline ... Read More
Dr. Adrienne Classen
28 years experience Pediatrics
Increased risk >35: Down syndrome is hereditary in approximately 1% of all instances. In the other 99% of cases Down syndrome is completely random and the only known fac ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
POTS : Lots of info on line about it, look it up and expand your knowledge base.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
23 years experience Pediatrics
No prevention : Unfortunately there are no ways to prevent prader-willi syndrome. This is a genetic syndrome with an abnormality on the 15th chromosome. If there is ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: Asherman's syndrome is initiated by too vigorous scraping of the endometrium (lining of the womb) by the surgeon causing scar tissue to form and "ceme ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Lymph Drainage: You need to see a lymphedema specialist they will perform complex decongestive therapy and manual lymph drainage. Usually physical therapy department ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Rotate Baby: Discuss with pediatrician, but the best way to avoid this is to not let the baby sleep on its back all the time. Once swaddled you can rotate baby fro ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
48 years experience Pediatrics
Different positions: change position in car seat, crib and bed. Tummy time when child awake is very important
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Genetically sporadic: Unfortunately dandy walker syndrome is genetically sporadic, meaning there is no rhyme or reason for why it affects pregnancies. Fortunately, it is a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Back Sleeping: The major way is for your infant to sleep on their back. Altho not 100% preventative, it is the single best method. Secondly, do not co-bed with your ... Read More
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