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What if i marry to my second cousin, can any one name the genetic diseases caused to offspring?

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Dr. Richard Roberts
Clinical Genetics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 2nd cousin union

All French Canadians are genetically the equivalent of second cousins.
The risk of having a child affected with a genetic disorder is very slightly Increased-hardly detectable. Prenatal screening may be adjusted based on ethnicity, as every ethnic group has different frequencies of abnormal genes. There are genetic screening panels for different ethnicities. Suggest genetics consult for your risk

In brief: 2nd cousin union

All French Canadians are genetically the equivalent of second cousins.
The risk of having a child affected with a genetic disorder is very slightly Increased-hardly detectable. Prenatal screening may be adjusted based on ethnicity, as every ethnic group has different frequencies of abnormal genes. There are genetic screening panels for different ethnicities. Suggest genetics consult for your risk
Dr. Richard Roberts
Dr. Richard Roberts
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Dr. Rajiva Goyal
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes you can as some arrhythmias are curable.
The first thing is to make a diagnosis. You should see your doctor to get a monitor to make a diagnosis.

In brief: Yes

Yes you can as some arrhythmias are curable.
The first thing is to make a diagnosis. You should see your doctor to get a monitor to make a diagnosis.
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
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Dr. Mark Safford
Every fire department has a medical division who review every candidate. They decide if the arrhythmia will prevent him from employment or n
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Arrhythmia

Probably not, depends on the arrhythmia and the rules of the department, but unlikely a fire department would take an arrhythmia patient.

In brief: Arrhythmia

Probably not, depends on the arrhythmia and the rules of the department, but unlikely a fire department would take an arrhythmia patient.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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