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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Premise is faulty: Since there is no such medication & no likelihood of development within the next several hundred years or so the question is not worth comment. If you ... Read More
Dr. Brian Lynch
38 years experience Family Medicine
Down syndrome: In general this would seem to fall under quackery. Down syndrome is a problem in the chromosomes(basic human building blocks ) , this cannot be fixed ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
What drug ????: There is no drug to counteract the effects of down syndrome. This chromosomal disorder puts extra chromosome material in every cell of the body.That e ... Read More
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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Down syndrome: Is a chromosomal abnormality that occurs at conception.
Dr. Lori Mcneal
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Down's Syndrome: Down's Syndrome cannot result from any medicine. It is a defect in the number of chromosomes when pregnancy first occurs. It happens at the start an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Chromosome defect: Ds is one of the more common chromosome(c) defects that can survive pregnancy (many others miscarry).Eggs are supposed to have a single 21c & combine ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
DNA defects: Chromosome 21 seems to be the cause. Two most common types are trisomy 21 where ther is an entire extra chromosome in each cell. The other is transl ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Down Syndrome: Down syndrome is a genetic condition caused by an extra copy of a specific chromosome. Not sure what you mean by inherited.
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A female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Medical/education: Children with Downs Syndrome have special medical and educational needs that should be determined in each individual. Doctors and Psychologists or ed ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Supportive care: Down syndrome has a well recognized pattern of obvious features and several common vulnerabilities. An evaluation for treatable heart defects and othe ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Chromosome defect: Ds is one of the more common chromosome(c) defects that can survive pregnancy (many others miscarry).Eggs are supposed to have a single 21c & combine ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Mistake in chromosom: During the formation of normal eggs or sperm the chromosome(c) pairs are supposed to split leaving one of each in the egg/sperm.At conception the join ... Read More

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