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How beneficial is it to get a genetic test? Is it worth paying for one?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Need more info

Genetic testing can be expensive, but may be worthwhile depending upon what you are testing for. More information is needed to give you a specific answer.

In brief: Need more info

Genetic testing can be expensive, but may be worthwhile depending upon what you are testing for. More information is needed to give you a specific answer.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

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In brief: Using this site

To get the most out of your submissions you need to follow some basics.
You describe a problem and give background information. You then include a clear question related to the background info you submit. Questions without context are to vague to answer. You are welcome to start over but provide specifics. Your posts are never linked & we cannot view uploads to your personal file.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Richard Roberts
Clinical Genetics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

you should be informed by a physician whether a genetic test is medically useful as well as having an explanation of the risks and benefits of such testing.
There are literally thousands of different genetics tests and sometimes reading about them on the Internet can result in being exposed to outright nonsense.

In brief: Possibly

you should be informed by a physician whether a genetic test is medically useful as well as having an explanation of the risks and benefits of such testing.
There are literally thousands of different genetics tests and sometimes reading about them on the Internet can result in being exposed to outright nonsense.
Dr. Richard Roberts
Dr. Richard Roberts
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