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Chorioamniocentesis and amniocentesis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   I want to get a baby boy
User :   is there any madicine available
User :   i m 4 week pragnent
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   27
Doctor :   may i know your occupation ?
User :   enginner
User :   engineer
Doctor :   ok
User :   IT Professional
Doctor :   So u are currently 4 weeks pregnant .,is this right ?
User :   ya
Doctor :   once you are pregnant, there are no medicines or any techniques to change the sex of the baby
User :   is it so
User :   but b
Doctor :   can you repeat your question, please ?
User :   baby's sex is defined after 10weeks
Doctor :   no it is defined at the time of conception itself
Doctor :   but this can be known only by analysis of tissues of the embryo,
User :   is there any this
User :   test
User :   hw i 'll get 2 kw
User :   plz help me out
Doctor :   there are tests available that can determine the sex , but you should remember that sex determination is a crime in india and you might be put behind bars
User :   ya
Doctor :   but there are clinics in DUBAI, that do such procedures
User :   can i get this done in US
User :   i m suppose 2 back 2 US
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you can get it done in the US
User :   after hw much time
User :   hw much weeks
Doctor :   usually ultrasound can be done after 34 weeks, and this helps to know the sex, and differentiate the genetalia
User :   ok
Doctor :   but tests like chorioamniocentesis and amniocentesis can help to know the sex before 15 weeks
Doctor :   but these are invasive tests
User :   ok so no madicine available
User :   these harms to baby
Doctor :   Sorry, there is no medicine , that can change the sex of the baby once concieved
User :   are chorioamniocentesis and amniocentesis harms ???
Doctor :   if not done properly, and if done late in the pregancny, the chances of risk are high
Doctor :   but if done much early, the risks are less
User :   where this test can be done
User :   and wht should be the out put of both the tests
User :   ???
Doctor :   these tests take the DNA of the fetus
Doctor :   and this is analyssed to know the chromosoamal pattern
Doctor :   and presence of a XY pattern is that of a boy
Doctor :   and is that of a female
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   bye
Doctor :   take care and Bye for now
User :   thanks
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