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What are my chances of having downs syndrome if I am a 37yo female?

What are my chances of having downs syndrome if I am a 37yo female?

1:225: It's 1:150 in the 2nd trimester and 1:225 at birth - see http://www.Ds-health.Com/risk.Htm. ...Read more

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If I am a sexaholic what are the chanced of my children having this diease?

If I am a sexaholic what are the chanced of my children having this diease?

Unpredictable chance: There are a number of addictions that have tendencies to be inherited in varying degrees. There is no evidence that sexual addiction is one of them. That said, the presence of addicted individuals in a family does suggest others there are at risk of becoming addicted. Reasons for that are multiple including genetics as noted, broken families, severe financial stress and trauma of all types. ...Read more

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I am poly cystic ovarian. What are the chances of me having a child naturally? I have already lost my left ovary. I am 20. I am not on any medications or birth control.

I am poly cystic ovarian. What are the chances of me having a child naturally? I have already lost my left ovary. I am 20. I am not on any medications or birth control.

Chances good: With pcos, women have irregular periods and don't ovulate every month, but many women with pcos ovulate sometimes, and thus get pregnant. If you don't get pregnant in a year without using birth control, talk with your doctor, or if you are skipping 2-3 months at a time. Fertility medicine can help. If you are overweight, losing weight can help overall health and fertility. ...Read more

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Im 42 and pregnant my partner is 24 what are our odds of having a healthy baby im 42 and pregnant my partner ia 24 and i want to know what are our chances of having a healthy baby...See i had a Down syndrome baby when i was 39 with my ex husband and now i

Im 42 and pregnant my partner is 24 what are our odds of having a healthy baby im 42 and pregnant my partner ia 24 and i want to know what are our chances of having a healthy baby...See i had a Down syndrome baby when i was 39 with my ex husband and now i

Relative risk: Your previous DS birth adds 1% to your risk of a repeat.Add that to 1% by age and 4% risk of some unexpected outcome that all pregnant mothers have. So in fact your estimated chance of a normal outcome is 94%.I would encourage you to have screening done and proceed as you wish. ...Read more

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I have pcos 31 yr ttc what are my chances of a normal pregnancy ? Will I have complications once I conceive

I have  pcos 31 yr  ttc what are my chances of a normal pregnancy ? Will I have complications once I conceive

Good: But the challenge is getting pregnant and that may require some extra help. The baby will not be directly affected once you do conceive but you will be at increased risk for gestational diabetes. ...Read more

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If I am 23yo, why would my doctor tell me I have a high risk of having a Down syndrome baby?

If I am 23yo, why would my doctor tell me I have a high risk of having a Down syndrome baby?

Down's syndrome: Women at risk are usually much older than you. Ask your doctor if there is an indication of a chromosomal abnormality, such as having an extra piece of a 21 chromosome attached to another chromosome or a family history of young women in your family giving birth to children with down syndrome. Your doctor should be able to explain why he feels your are at risk. ...Read more

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Im 29 and I am eager to get pregnant what are my chances? I have prior history of irregular periods. Can that risk y chances? Please help!

Im 29 and I am eager to get pregnant what are my chances? I have prior history of irregular periods. Can that risk y chances? Please help!

Chances are good: At age 29, your chances for getting pregnant are good. If you have irregular periods, this can make it more difficult since you may ovulate less frequently. This will mean fewer opportunities to get pregnant. If you're not successful getting pregnant in about 6-12 months, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are my chances of having a baby after having a tubial & an ablation Im 26 now I had both done when I was 21 and if its poss what do I need to do?

What are my chances of having a baby after having a tubial & an ablation Im 26 now I had both done when I was 21 and if its poss what do I need to do?

Slim to none: If you have functioning ovaries, you could have them harvested, fertilized in the lab and carried to term by a surrogate. You should consider the issue closed unless you are ready to have someone else carry your baby. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant when I have stage 2 endometriosis and my fiance has klinefelter's syndrome?

What are my chances of getting pregnant when I have stage 2 endometriosis and my fiance has klinefelter's syndrome?

Low, depends: Kleinfelter's males have sperm on testicular biopsy in 20-40% of cases. Pregnancies have been achieved with ivf. The overall chances with that factor alone are low. Donor sperm offers an alternative. The endometriosis pregnancy rate depends primarily on the female's age. < 35 is preferable to have maximal chances. Treatment complexity depends on age as well. ...Read more

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I am about to turn 35. What are my chances of having a baby?

I am about to turn 35. What are my chances of having a baby?

Can get pregnant: Most women are capable of getting pregnant at age 35 and having healthy pregnancy and healthy baby.But it is considered as high risk pregnancy.You should have PreConception counseling and chech ups.Get early and regular Prenatal Care.Take Prenatal Vitamins.And some may need special prenatal tests recommended.Proper nutrition and gain recommended amount of weight.Dont Smoke&drink.Exercise Regularly ...Read more

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What are my chances of having polcystic ovary syndrome if i had an abortion( 3 years ago) and just started having irregular period this year.

What are my chances of having polcystic ovary syndrome if i had an abortion( 3 years ago) and just started having irregular period this year.

Still Possible: Pcos is defined by irregular menstrual cycles and signs of hyperandrogenism. You don't have to have polycystic ovaries to have the syndrome. Infertility is commonly seen with pcos, but there is always a possibility of pregnancy if you happened to ovulate that month. You may need to be placed on a medication called metformin to help with the Insulin resistance and help with ovulation. ...Read more

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What are my chances of having a set of fraternal twins,i am Caucasian, i already have 3 year old b/g twins, my bmi is over 30 i am 5'7" and am 28 y.o.

What are my chances of having a set of fraternal twins,i am Caucasian, i already have 3 year old b/g twins, my bmi is over 30 i am 5'7" and am 28 y.o.

Increased: Tendency to release more than one egg in single cycle (hyperovulation) is genetic trait that can be passed from mother to child.Hyperovulation also happens for other reasons that have nothing to do with genetics. Women in early 30s are significantly more likely than women under 20 to release more than one egg at a time. I am one of two sets of fraternal twins in family of 5 chiildren. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has borderline disorder, I would like one day to start a family, what are my chances of having a sick baby.?

My boyfriend has borderline disorder, I would like one day to start a family, what are my chances of having a sick baby.?

Challenges: People with borderline personality disorder often have more difficulty with intimate relationships than most. Emotions can get very intense; there can be irrational rage and impulsivity. This can make it hard to be a consistent parent. But: if he is working in therapy to deal with his problematic patterns, he has a good chance of recovery and relating healthily with you and future kids. ...Read more

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I have had two unexplained miscarriages in arow am now pregnant again what are the chances of having a 3rd aged 23?

I have had two unexplained miscarriages in arow am now pregnant again what are the chances of having a 3rd aged 23?

Higher than usual.: All things being equal, your chances of miscarriage with this pregnancy is slightly higher than that of other women your age. But because you are young, you also have a higher chance of a successful pregnancy, especially if you're healthy. If not done already, your OB should get an HCG level, pelvic exam and ultrasound. If everything looks good, chances are you'll have a healthy a baby ...Read more

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I am almost 18 I have been diagnosed with pcos and adenomyosis. What are my chances of normal fertility?

I am almost 18 I have been diagnosed with pcos and adenomyosis. What are my chances of normal fertility?

Hard to say: Pcos is a very common cause of infertility but not all women with pcos have trouble getting pregnant. Adenomyosis is even trickier since how strongly it effects fertility is unclear. You may have trouble getting pregnant in the future, but you should not presume that this is inevitable. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a 16 year old having an aneurism? I have a migraine, but i'm still scared.

That is simple: First, brain aneurysms while congenital in origin manifest later in the 3rd -4th decade. It seems to me that you have indeed migraine attacks as you have an aura too, anybody in the close family with the condition? Lastly if still concerned please consult a neurologist as the modern imaging technology could rule it out without any painful tests. ...Read more

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I am 34 years old, have had 5 pregnancies, have a BMI of 30 and have a family history of twins on my mothers side. What are my odds of having twins?

I am 34 years old, have had 5 pregnancies, have a BMI of 30 and have a family history of twins on my mothers side. What are my odds of having twins?

Twins: If you did an extensive family pedigree with a genetic counselor they might be able to tell you different, but your twin chance is very close to 2% like everyone else, unless you've used fertility meds. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant if i have my cycle once a year.

What are my chances of getting pregnant if i have my cycle once a year.

Pretty low: If you only have a period once a year then you are not likely ovulating normally. If you want to become pregnant you will need to see a fertility specialist. ...Read more