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Fragile x syndrome my baby, what to do?

Fragile x syndrome my baby, what to do?

Developmental help: Fragile X syndrome can predispose your baby to developmental and learning issues. It is important to have your baby evaluated by Early Intervention, a program to support infants with delays. Call your doctor to get this information. ...Read more

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Can you have a baby through surrogate if you are a fragile x carrier?

Can you have a baby through surrogate if you are a fragile x carrier?

Consult Geneticist: Get your best answer from a reproductive geneticist--but short answer is if you use a donor egg, then no problem. ...Read more

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My daughter is pregnant and the father has "fragile x syndrome" so what are risks for baby?

My daughter is pregnant and the father has "fragile x syndrome" so what are risks for baby?

Fragile X Sundrome: The genetics of fragile x syndrome are little complicated.It x linked dominant condition with variable expression.It does not followusual pattern for xlinked condition it depends whether the father is a carrier or he has full mutation.He may pass the carrier gene to the daughters and they will be normal but carrier of the gene.The males can not pass the full syndrome. ...Read more

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Explain fragile x?

Explain fragile x?

Genetic condition: Fragile x syndrome is a genetic condition involving changes in part of the x chromosome. This is the most common form of inherited mental retardation in males. Changes in the chromosome alter the correct amount of protein in your brain. ...Read more

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What are the signs of fragile x among toddlers?

What are the signs of fragile x among toddlers?

Variable: Fragile X impairs intellectual functioning to a varying degree. Typical problems noted in children include hyperactivity, speech/language problems, learning disorders and anxiety. Many of these conditions overlap with normal developmental stages in toddlers, so it may be difficult to sort out at this early age. ...Read more

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Which symptoms would lead to fragile x testing?

Which symptoms would lead to fragile x testing?

Developmental delay: In infants and toddlers, developmental delays may warrant fragile x testing. ...Read more

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What kind of mental retardation does fragile x boy have?

What kind of mental retardation does fragile x boy have?

Same as nonFragile X: Mental retardation simply refers to overall cognitive delay. Fragile x is an identifiable genetic disorder that, in males, is associated with mild to moderate mr. Those with fragile x do have other unique features, but the mr really is not especially different from mr caused by other factors. ...Read more

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Were a lot of people with fragile x misdiagnosed in the past?

Were a lot of people with fragile x misdiagnosed in the past?

Fragile x: I think many things past and present can be misdiagnosed. Especially when genetics are involved. Research and technology making it better every year. This article may help. http://autismandoughtisms.wordpress.com/2011/08/04/genetic-origins-of-autism-when-is-autism-not-autism-fragile-x-and-rett-syndrome/. ...Read more

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