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What are the pros and cons of getting genetic testing done on myself? Just curious.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Be specific

If a close relative has a known genetic disease, you have a duty yourself to know whether you carry it.
If you are from a population with a lot of sickle cell disease, you owe it to yourself and the person with whom you plan to have children to know whether you have the trait. That's all you'll want. Good luck.

In brief: Be specific

If a close relative has a known genetic disease, you have a duty yourself to know whether you carry it.
If you are from a population with a lot of sickle cell disease, you owe it to yourself and the person with whom you plan to have children to know whether you have the trait. That's all you'll want. Good luck.
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