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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 there is no sign of Down syndrome in my family, what are the chances I will have a child with downs?

If there is no sign of Down syndrome in my family, what are the chances I will have a child with downs?

Getting higher: These risks are basically related to age.As you pass 40 it hits 1% and by 45=2% and after 50 as much as 5%.You must add that to the 4% baseline every pregnancy faces. There are screening tests that help yu know ahead of time that a problem is coming. ...Read more

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Received a positive screening from Harmony for Downs Syndrome. Freaking out. What is chance of false positive? 14wks 5days and AMA of 41. No history

Answer is online: I searched google for: "harmony down's syndrome screening false positive rate" and the first result is the frequently asked questions list at the company who make the harmony test: http://www.ariosadx.com/expecting-parents/faqs/ You can read more about the test's accuracy at that page. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm a 34 female who will be 35 by the time my baby is born. What are my chances of having a down sydrome baby?

I'm a 34 female who will be 35 by the time my baby is born. What are my chances of having a down sydrome baby?

Varies some: If you are speaking of traditional 21 trisomy the cited frequency is 1/270. There are other forms of down syndrome ( translocation, mosaic) that occur less often. ...Read more

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What are the chances of surviving churg-strauss syndrome?

What are the chances of surviving churg-strauss syndrome?

Good nowadays: This is actually more responsive to glucocorticoids than are some of the other vasculitis syndromes. I have a colleague who had to take a year off to be treated, but who survived and is fine now. ...Read more

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Are there any races that are genetically linked to downs syndrome?

No: Down sydrome occurs in all races and all ethnic groups at about the same rate. It is probably impossible to truly compare occurence rates in various groups because of the many inter-racial or inter-ethnic families in america. A study done about 20 years ago reported that hispanic women had a slightly higher rate of down syndrome babies, but I am not sure how valid those study results are. ...Read more

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What are my chances of having polystic ovary syndrome?

What are my chances of having polystic ovary syndrome?

please see your gyn: U need blood work and an ultrasound , cannot give u odds with no info or personal history or family history, please see your gyn for a workup, u can have irregular periods for many reasons and u did get preg once which is a good sign that u may not? Have it. ...Read more

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What's downs syndrome?

What's downs syndrome?

Downs syndrome: Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes lifelong mental retardation, developmental delays and other problems. Down syndrome varies in severity, so developmental problems range from moderate to serious. ...Read more