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If a 2 short ppl marry, a female(156cm), and guy(164cm).Will they face the risk of getting children shorter than them or even dwarfs cz they are short?

If a 2 short ppl marry, a female(156cm), and guy(164cm).Will they face the risk of getting children shorter than them or even dwarfs cz they are short?

no: Your children are likely to be shorter than average but taller than you - there is a tendency to move towards the average over generations. This is called "regression to the mean". (no guarantees though!) be sure your baby has good nutrition! the best way is for you to have good nutrition and breast feed. ...Read more

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If a man with achondroplasia and a normal woman children, what is the likelihood of having dwarfs?

If a man with achondroplasia and a normal woman children, what is the likelihood of having dwarfs?

50%: If one parent has achondroplasia, a child has a 50 percent chance of inheriting the fgfr3 gene and subsequently developing achondroplasia. If both parents have the disorder, the child has a three in four (75 percent) chance of developing achondroplasia. Also, in these cases, the child has a one in four chance of inheriting the gene from both parents. Newborns who inherit both genes are considered. ...Read more

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Can dwarfs have babies?

Can dwarfs have babies?

Yes: In most types of dwarfism, there are no reproductive issues and there is no impact on fertility. However, due to the anatomy, it is advised to have good prenatal care as there can be complications due to collagen laxity in some forms of dwarfism. ...Read more

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Can normal sized people have a dwarf?

Can normal sized people have a dwarf?

Yes: Dwarf is a term we do not use in medicine anymore because of its despective use outside of medicine, but it was used to describe proportionate short people( mainly pepople with growth hormone deficiency). Growth hormone deficiency can be hereditary bu it can also happen in a spontaneous mutation (no parent or family history). ...Read more

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When are you officially considered a "dwarf"?

When are you officially considered a "dwarf"?

Dwarfish is: associated w about 200 medical conditions. One criteria for dwarfism is an adult height of less than 5 feet 10 inches ...Read more

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What's the difference between a dwarf and a midget?

See below: Dwarf is a general term of short stature below 4 1/2 ft (135 cm). Those who have normal body proportions are often called midgets. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if someones 4"10 is that considered like a dwarf?

Can you tell me if someones 4"10 is that considered like a dwarf?

An adult height: of less than 4 feet 10 inches maximum is one of the criteria to diagnose dwarfism. ...Read more

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What's the difference between being an actual dwarf and being the height of a dwarf?

What's the difference between being an actual dwarf and being the height of a dwarf?

Different kinds: Being the size of a dwarf and being a dwarf are the same. There are many different causes of dwarfism, some of which are structural genetic bone/connective abnormalities, some are the result of hormone deficiencies and can be treated. ...Read more

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If I am normal sized, and have a child with a dwarf, what are the chances our child will be a dwarf?

If I am normal sized, and have a child with a dwarf, what are the chances our child will be a dwarf?

50%: Achondroplasia is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. Therefore, anyone affected has a 50% chance of having offspring with the same disorder. ...Read more

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