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Turners syndrome and possible cure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   i want to ask few questions bout turners syndrome
Doctor :   k
User :   im doing a paper on the topic and i have a little sister that has the syndrome
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence.
Doctor :   ok
User :   does it always affect girls
Doctor :   yes
User :   19,f,va,retail,single,5'11,250,38''
Doctor :   AAAAAAA syndrome is a genetic condition in which a female does not have the usual pair of two X chromosomes
Doctor :   normally humans have 46 chromosomes
User :   yes i've read that much
Doctor :   two of these chromosomes, the sex chromosomes, determine if you become a boy or a girl
User :   i wanted to know if it there are any studies about finding a cure
Doctor :   Females normally have two of the same sex chromosomes, written as XX and Males have an X and a Y chromosome
User :   and what is the main differnece between turners and down
Doctor :   since this is genetic abnormality
Doctor :   still research is going on to find cure
User :   is it impossible for a boy to have turners
Doctor :   it affects girls
User :   have there ever been any cases where it did affect a male?
Doctor :   males have Klinefelter syndrome

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