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How to prevent patau syndrome

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
Neurology 40 years experience
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
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
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
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
Pediatrics 29 years experience
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
Pediatrics 24 years experience
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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
I would not expect a re-feeding syndrome after such a brief fast. Simple foods like breads/lean meats/vegies do well. Avoid fats/complex sauces until... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
Pediatrics 49 years experience
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
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Reduce stress: Broken heart syndrome (bhs) also called stress cardiomyopathy, is triggered by extreme and sudden emotional trauma. Reported triggers have included un... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Back to sleep: Number one measure is to place your baby on her back when sleeping always until she is at least 9 months. Other measures include keeping room temperat... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Not preventable: Children with tourette syndrome often has a positive family history.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Unexplained death : Sids(also called crib death, cot death or sudden & unexplained death of infancy) is just that, unexplained. First described in egyptian hieroglyph... Read More
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