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Neonatal Metabolic Complications
Depends: A screening test is a relatively simple & inexpensive test designed to narrow down the number of patients brought in for the more expensive specific tests. For every 10, 000 screened, 100 may show positive & secondary tests will show 2--3 with a real problem. The screen eliminated 99% that didn't need a specific test.The state notifies me of + screens & we get the tests.If a real pbm, rx is atarted. ...Read more
Would a 2 y.O a with a severe metabolic disorder show symptoms usually by that age? He had newborn screening normal and genetic testic that normal.
I was born with imperforated anus which i had surgery for as a neonate. Would it be advisable to have a natural birth and what could the complications?
Hard to say: The defect you had varies from low - a simple membrane (wall) that didn't open to high- a need to pull down bowel through delicate anal muscles and attach them. Natural delivery may or may not place you at increased risk of a tear through these tissues that would have you pooping through your vagina.It would be reasonable to review your history with the OBGYN and come up with a plan based on you ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not enuf info: There are too many variables to answer. Situs inversus alone is not a heath hazard but if it's associated with other other congenital defects, it might be. Primary cilary dysfunction outlook depends on severity. ...Read more
There is no way : to answer this question without knowing which chromosome is missing. ...Read more
Which one?: The answer to your question will likely vary depending on which chromosome has been deleted. ...Read more
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