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What happens during genetic counseling?

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Dr. Herb Coussons
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Long History: You can expect a long appointment that goes into depth on you and your partners family history. Your personal risks will be evaluated and a detailed family tree built if there are any inherited conditions in the family. Tests such as blood tests, ultrasound, amniocentesis and cvs will be explained if ti relates to pregnancy. Other tests will be explained if it is related to gyn cancers.

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What is genetic counseling?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Feedback on DNA test: After a dna analysis the results may be discussed with an individual to help them understand and deal with the information discovered. There may be decisions to make and the counseling may help guide one toward making them. The doctors doing the testing would be the best source for understanding this issue.

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