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Surgical Recommendations For Hnpcc Gene
No: No this type of surgery does not effect your genetic make-up or "change" your genes. Hope this helps. ...Read more
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
Disconnected surgery for epilepsy.my partner and I want to start a family My genes will pass on to my child.is Temporal Lobectomy suitable forpetimal?
If i test positive for brac gene mutation i get mastectomy with breast implantsin same surgery . How long would be in hospital ? How long until normal
VARIES: Treatment varies from hospital to hospital as well as physician to physician. Most surgeons and hospitals will do the mastectomies and reconstructions on the same day. Length of time for hospitalization and full recovery varies with the type of surgery and reconstruction done. Take it one step at a time. Get the brca test done first and see what the results show. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is thera race change surgery. I know that i can't change my genetics but is ther a surgery to make me go from caucasian to 100% Asian looking.
See a Psychiatrist: You could benefit from evaluation by a psychiatrist to help you with your unease with your body. This is a common disorder and there is effective treatment for it. ...Read more
What plastic surgery can be done for flat looking face with no cheeknones and no fat(genetics)and can you make face bigger ?
I have extra skin on lower abdomen I guess it's genetics I don't know i'm 18 and been having it. I'm not over weight or anything is their a way I can get rid of this extra skin with out surgery?
Gene mutation: Hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer or lynch syndrome is caused by a mutation in a "mismatch repair gene, " or a gene that codes for a protein which recognizes and repairs mistakes during dna replication. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion (so having 1 mutated gene is enough to increase your lifetime cancer risk). ...Read more
Depends: The cost of genetic testing is a moving target these days as the costs of sequencing has come down substantially. Several companies are offering panels of clinically relevant genes including genes that increase risk of colon cancer such as the hnpcc genes. An example of a company is ambry genetics. A genetic counselor can help you research different panels and costs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have breast cancer in my family. Should I choose the most aggressive treatment? Should I have surgery to remove my healthy breast to keep from getting breast cancer in it? Should I have genetic testing?
Consider all options: Take a deep breath. You have time to decide these things. If your mother, sister, or daughter had breast cancer, you have a higher risk of having a brca mutation. See a genetic counselor. If genetic testing is recommended, do that right away. Those results will help you make decisions about surgery and chemotherapy. My best advice: don't make decisions based on fear! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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